Question about Dryers

1 Answer

When the rollers start moving there is a loud popping noise. any ideas?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 231 Answers

By "rollers" if you are referring to the drum turning, it could be a lot of things. The drum itself turns on two rollers located at the back of the machine and is held in the front by a felt ring (all around the front opening. A belt is wound around the drum and connects to the motor pulley usually tensioned through an idler pulley.
A popping sound leads me to believe that either one (or both) of the rear rollers is defective, the felt ring needs to be replaced or possibly the belt idler is defective. (I'm guessing, but I 'm thinking that the drum is binding due to a defective support roller or felt and the machine needs to overcome this bind before it can turn. The motor starts to turn, the belt pulls and begins to bunch up until it overcomes the binding and then as it snaps back, caused the pop you hear.)
What I would do is remove the front of the dryer (usually two screws located on the front cover, down near the floor, then swing it up from the bottom until it unhooks at the top) and turn the drum by hand to see if you can locate where the sound is coming from. Its actually very easy to do this, but make sure to remember to unplug the dryer before opening. There are discount supply houses on line that can ship you new parts. I usually use repairclinic.com, but there are others.
Dryer Parts Fast Shipping RepairClinic com

Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dyson DC17 making loud noise


Hi Liz,

I'm sorry to hear that you're concerned about the noise your DC17 is making. It will be difficult for us to help without hearing the noise, so it's probably best if you get in touch with us directly. One of our Helpline experts will be able to determine the cause of the issue, and will be able to recommend the best course of action.

You can call us free on 1866MYDYSON, or email askdysonUS@dyson.com. We'll look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Jack
Dyson Online Customer Support

Oct 27, 2011 | Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

1 Answer

Tapping coming from front cyclinder


Since I can't hear the noise for myself, the only thing I can do is give you my ideas as to the cause. Is the noise a ticking noise or a knocking noise?

First off, if it's not loud enough to make people turn their heads when you start the bike, don't worry about it. Your engine is the old pushrod design and the rocker arms are going to make a little noise. Moving mechanical parts make noise.

Now, if it's a loud noise, my first guess would be that you have a bad tappet. Either the hydraulic part of the tappet is bad and is not keeping the pushrods to zero backlash or the roller bearing on the end of the tappet is bad.

If you're sure your problem is on the front cylinder, pop the pushrod tubes loose on that cylinder. Feel of the pushrods. If you feel on that is loose, there's where your problem is. Pull the rocker box, take the rocker arms out of the lower plate and then pull the tappet block. You'll probably find a bad tappet. If so, make sure you check the camshaft for damage as well.

Good Luck
Steve

Jun 03, 2010 | 2005 Harley Davidson FLSTC - FLSTCI...

2 Answers

When we start our dryer it makes a loud noise as if it struggles to get the drum moving. Once the dryer is moving it has no trouble moving, but every time we start it, the noise happens again even if i was...


Is this noise like a loud buzz or hum? If it is it may be the motor draging
and can't quite get going. bearing getting worn.
Also check drum rollers or glides and the idler pully one of them may
be dragging if they are you might put a little high temp oil on it.
Hope this helps..

Jan 25, 2010 | LG DLE2532W Electric Dryer

1 Answer

The dryer (Bosch Nexxt 500) makes a loud grinding noise when rotating. Any idea what this may be?


The noise could be your drum rollers need lubricant or replacement.
When the drum rollers get flat spots on them they will make a bumping/thumping type of noise.
The grinding noise sounds to me like the drum rollers are in need of lubrication.

Sep 26, 2009 | Bosch Nexxt 500 Dryer

1 Answer

Officejet 6210 noisy rollers


i believed this issue is on the mechanical side of the printer.if the grinding noise is very noisy if you still have the warranty of the printer you can go ahead an ask for the replacement of the printer coz it is an issue with the mechanical part of the printer..

Aug 28, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 6210 All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

Amana Mod # ABB2223DEB Refrigerator


Try damper part number W10167268 from Whirlpool. They re-engineered the part, it's works different. Whirlpool issued a bulletin to servicers, but won't cover it under warranty (I have tried for many customers) "A bulletin is NOT a recall"

Jun 03, 2008 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Loud noise


If your also encounter prints that have a roller/crease at the right and slight crinkling at the left then your fuser should be replaced.

Nov 19, 2007 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

2 Answers

Vacuum Roller making a loud noise


Your roller brush is starting to fail. If you unscrew the ends, you will find a lot of hair wound around the stem. You probably have a warped plastic end the holds the bearing. This is my problem now.... I am looking for a new roller brush as I write this. I found one for $30. Good Luck.

May 11, 2007 | Hoover U5018-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

31 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

16043 Answers

Are you a Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...