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LG DLEO332W Dryer -- tub rubbing the sidewall. When running empty sounds like a coin in the tub. Popped the top. Belt is in place. In front of the belt circling the tub is a thin 3'' wide rubber/plastic strip(actually 3- 3x24''strips). To the back of the dryer the same set of strips has worn off against one sidewall and now the drum rubs the sidewall. Don't know if this took 4yrs of rubbing or dryer wall dented moving 6mo ago. What is function of strips? Part# since I cannot find strips in manual? Is it ok for tub to be shifting side to side slightly(1/4''?) as it rotates- or does this need an adjustment? Thanks, Mike A

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Drum rollers could be worn or defective

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer neptune felt at rear of trum came out

you have to buy a new one if the felt seal is still good use contact cement on the drub and seal to put back on with need any more help let me know

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Seems like you need new drum rollers. If one(or both) is bad, the drum will rub in the plastic.

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Try checking the glide's under the front of the drum, the drum rest on the glide's to help it spin with little or no friction.

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SOURCE: the dryer makes a high pitched sound when running.

the drum rides on a felt seal around the door opening it could be worn out or some thing could have gone through one of the holes or possibly the bearing

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SOURCE: My dryer makes a weird noise when running, kinda

depending on the make and model of the machine the drum glides or rollers need replacing,to accomplish this you need to remove the front cover by removing toe kick panel screws and lifting up on cover,you get instructions with the glides or rollers on replacement when you buy them

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

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