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Squeak when running the dryer

I have a hotpoint dryer a it squeaks really loud I try drying only half a load at a time to cut down on the noise but it dosent help

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It's the roller axles and/or the motor shaft. Remove the front of the dryer and lubricate same.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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