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I have a dryer that has begun making a LOUD screaling noise when it is turned on. It seems to get better - and even goes away - when it heats up. Also it is better if the dryer is tipped forward.
I took the top off of the dryer and ran it but it did not even squesk. I put it back together and the squeal returned.
All the above led me to believe that there were bad bearings at the rear of the drum. I squirted some non-flammable LIquid Wrench lubricant through the back of the dryer where it looked like the drum was attached. That stopped the squeal but unfortunately some of my clothes have some scent from the lubricant and I think this is only a temporary fix.
If it is indeed a bearing problem, is there a awy to take the old ones off the rear of the drum and replace them with new ones?

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  • soaky Jan 02, 2008

    dryer is making a noise when running comes and goes

  • Bob Boswell Apr 05, 2008

    My squeaking is from the outside in the back at a contact point. There is a spring like metal piece which makes contact directly at the center of the the drum. If I lubricate it, the noise goes away for a period of time, but always inevitably comes back. Is there a particular type of lubricant to apply that will permanently help this situation?

  • asmann Nov 26, 2008

    My dryer sqeeks on and off. Some days it runs fine, but latley it is very loud. Loud enough that the neighbors complian.

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Yes ...order it... you re better off changing the 2 paire of slices on the front when your take off the front from the drum ...its grey or green or white ...they must be finish ...beware they're expensive ....

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