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The drum has come off the track and ther is now a gap that clothes get caught in.

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I have the calypso dryer that leaves random brown streaks on our clothes. Any suggestions


Something like this happens when one of the drum supports wears down leaving a gap between the drum & bulkhead. Clothes can get caught-up in this gap & this will cause the brown marks you see on your clothes. Open the dryer door & look around the front & rear perimeter of the drum, if you can see a gap I recommend replacing the drum rollers. If you aren't comfortable making the repair yourself, you can contact a local appliance repair shop or the manufacturer of your Calypso dryer.

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Your drum rollers may be going bad (grinding noise) which will sometimes cause the drum to drop slightly, creating a gap where the clothes get caught as the drum rotates. (black streaks)

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The bearings under the drum may have failed, making the drum drop, so the gap is bigger. Replacing drum or bearings is a lot of work, cheaper to replace the dryer. Or you could make a plastic ring yourself that is thicker to fill the gap....

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When I take my clothes out of the dryer some of them have blackish marks on them please help thanks


Make sure the drum is properly seated. If the drum sags, clothes can get caught in the gap on the bottom, then pinched when the gap closes on the top. This can cause grease stains on the clothes, or worse, can tear them.

If the drum sags, check the drive belt and drum support rollers.

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You might have a drum glide, felt piece, that has come off or unaligned itself from the drum. Contact Frigidaire for one and replace it. You have too much of a gap in the front and that is why your clothing material gets caught.

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I have a whirlpool wed5520sq0 dryer the drum seems to be pinching cloths and making marks on them. The drum has a gap on left side looking into the dryer. I can move it and close the gap. Any ideas would...


Sounds to me like either the seals on the front and back of the drum are worn or the glides for the drum are worn and is causing the clothes to get caught between the drum and the usually the
front edge of the dryer. The worn glides will cause the gap that you mention.

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You have a bad tub seal. It is glues onto the front panel...looks like a thick felt pad. Common thing on Frigidaire dryers.

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Frigidaire Dryer. Clothes are damaged by either being ripped when caught on dryer drum. Clothes also are marked with hard to remove rub marks.


Open the dryer door. Reach in just inside and feel for the felt seal that goes all of the way around the drum. The culprit is usually the top portion of the seal which supports the end of the drum near the door is worn out. This allows the drum to tip down and leaves a gap at the bottom. Clothes get caught in this gap and get rubbed and marked or rubbed clear through. Remove the front of the dryer and replace the seal. On some models the top 1/3 is replaceable. This portion carries the weight of the drum and is what wears out.

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Moffat heavey Duty Dryer


Hi and thank you for your request.
Assuming the marks were not there before you put them in the dryer, then there are a couple of possibilities for the marks appearing.
Check that none of the clothes lifters or ribs as they are sometimes called in the drum are not loose, as the clothes could get caught in any gaps,make sure that there is no large gap between the drum front and the front of the dryer, as again clothes could get caught here,,check to see nothing is stuck on the drum itself that could transfer onto the clothes.
Make sure the drum is free to turn and that there is no unusual noise coming from it, if it does appear to be noisier than usual ,then it could be the drum rollers or bearings are starting to wear and this could transfer grease and the like onto your clothes.
Hope these suggestions help with your prob.
Plz feel free to leave any comments and rate my suggestions.
Thanks

Jan 05, 2009 | Dryers

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