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ED55 dryer making screeching noises

My dryer was making screeching noises for a few weeks, now it will not operate (wont adjust temp up/down, wont start drying,. but there is still operation to the power switch (lights still illuminate). I took it apart as I thought it would be the belt, but it is still intact. Any ideas? There was a lot of dust around the electrics inside (like A LOT). Could it just be dust build up and possibly moisture build up in the front panel?

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Sounds like the rear tub bearing has worn out that would explain the noise and if it got too bad the bearing can break causing the drum to stick and not be able to turn

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