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I have a thumping noise as the dryer runs, but it seems to work fine.

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Look closely at the seam of the dryer drum, at the very front and the very back. I suspect that the seam has developed a crack, and makes a thumping noise each time the crack passes over the drum support rollers. You will have to replace the drum to eliminate the problem

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer is making loud thumping noise.

Take off the back panel of the dryer and look at the motor and belt turning the drum. There may be something caught on the drum and is pinned in place causing the noise. The motor could be loose on the platform and needs to be tightened. It is probably something physical and seen causing the noise.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Dryer making loud thumping noise in back.

Some things to check.
Worn rear drum rollers, idler pulley, or drum front slide kit.
Click here for illustrations.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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Hi,

Prob. some failure of a bracket or loose inside...
Have a local tecnician check it out.
i think that ll be best cause i can't imagine that will be an easy fix.

I hope this is useful, and greets,

Olivier.


Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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SOURCE: There is a squealing noise when the dryer runs.

The drum rides on a pair of plastic glides in the front. They get thin and their bracket begins to rub the drum.
The rollers tend to get a little noisy in time. I use HVAC oil (zoom-oil from ace hardware) to lube them because it is temp resistant, won't disapate, and is non flammable.

Posted on May 01, 2010

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