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Loud noise when dryer is running.

My Kenmore Elite HE3 is about 4 years old. Lately, over the past month it has started making a loud noise when it is running. It sort of sounds like a vibration noise except nothing is sitting on it to cause this, it is pretty loud.

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Re: Loud noise when dryer is running.

My guess is that the belt is going bad. It could also be a bad bearing...the noise is generally metallic. Also...a bad belt tensioner comes to mind.

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