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Loud noise Experiencing very load noise from spin dryer. Have replaced bearing accessible from rear of machine, hardly any difference. Louder in one drum direction than the other. Appears to come from area of motor. I have removed side panel and plastic cover over left hand fan. wonder if noise could be from motor shaft catching on remaining cowling underneath. Thought I might cut cowling slightly around shaft as it does appear to be a bit close. Problem is deep rumbling noise (non metallic).

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Sounds as though it could be one of the motor shaft bearings is worn or wearing, or might be working its' way out of the end housing it was pressed into. The best way to verify it is the motor bearing is to remove the belt drive from the motor pully and operate the dryer while you listen for the sound, if still there, you've isolated the noise to the motor and can explore further to see what exactly is causing the problem.

If that isn't it, please provide the brand and model number so we can zero in on the probable issue.

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