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If it sounds like metal sliding on metal, then the glides have worn out and need to be replaced. They are little plastic pads that support the front of the drum. When they wear through, you'll hear an unpleasant scraping sound as the drum turns.

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Check that all the support springs are connected and one is not broken. It is also possible that something is between the drum and the frame.

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