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Hotpoint Dryer I have a DLB (or DLL) 245OR dryer, almost 15 years old. When I turn it on, it makes a rather loud grinding noise, but has been coming on and working fine. I don't hear the noise, once the dryer is working. However, when I tried to turn it on last night (to show my husband the noise), it wouldn't turn on at all (I had just finished 2 loads). But, this AM, it now is turning on, but with the grinding noise. Any ideas as to what the noise is and if there is an easy fix. Thank you, Edie Richardson

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I suspect that the rear drun bearing is worn allowing the drum to drop, or the front bearings have gone.
Remove belt and try again if noise still persists then the problem is the motor or fans on the motor. They can wear or come loose.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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How old is this dryer? If it is older that 15 years get a new one. You don't want to deal with the headaches. The motor may be going bad on it and the wiring could be melting. I assume it is not working now. Have him check the breakers. Make sure the connections are o.k. in the back. Clean out the lint piping and look for lint underneath it as well.

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SOURCE: dryer makes loud squeaking noise when spinning

there are two possibilities for this question. 1) there is an idler roller that give the belt the correct tension . unplug dryer and remove idler roller see if it spins freely if not replace it @0 there are two drum rollers in back of machine thatdrum rides on remove drum it's self explanitory how to remove drum and very easy also. you can roll these wheels and check for free movement visually check them ,one or both should be worn out or the bearing in the wheel has failed before putting old or new wheels back sand the wheel shafts to get any gunk off them and that's about the only thing that can make a dryer squeek

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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IT SOUNDS AS THOUGH YOUR MOTOR HAS LOCKED UP AND FAILED. THE BURNING SMELL IS THE VARNISH FROM THE WINDINGS OF THE MOTOR. REPLACE THE MOTOR. THEY CAN BE HAD FOR AROUND EIGHTY DOLLARS

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defective rollers..replace

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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