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Dryer makes rattling noise after repair of vent.

I noticed that the windows were showing some condensation, so I pulled the dryer out and saw that the vent had come undone. I replaced the vent and also removed a lot of accumulated lint.

When I hooked the machine back together and ran it, it began making a rhythmic rattling sound, rat-a-tat, rat-a-tat. The vent connection is fine. It seems to be drying the clothes OK, but I wonder whether I jogged something loose when I was repairing the vent connection.

Any clues?

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  • Richard Bedwell May 11, 2010

    run the dryer with out the vent line hooked up.if it work's ok than you have a problem with your vent line,

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