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Dryer is squeking badly and drum seems to be loose. Dryer is about 9 old.

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Ther are rollers that hold the drum up and a big belt that wraps around the drum and the motor pully it sounds like one of the rollers has broken and has lessened the tension on the belt. pull the dryer out and take the back off. unplug first. giggle the drum and find what is loose the belt can be wareing out too. or a bracket may be broke that holds the pulley

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