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One of the vanes inside my gas dryer is loose and makes a loud banging sound when the dryer runs. How can I tighten it?

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Depending on style dryer,you need to access drum.usually top will pop up and hinge back.rotate the drum by hand counter clockwise till your loose vane is on top,you should see screws or maybe a missing one .add flat washers to secure better.If the plastic threads are broken/stripped replace vane. Hope this helps ,Please rate my solution. :)

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