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HI. I would advise to inspect the belts integrity, by removing the back access panel. The belt can stretch overtime, due to a compromised shock absorber assembly, or faulty belt design. if this is a top loader, you can access the belt by tilting the unit, and looking under the hollow cabinet. use caution when preforming the tilt. An assistant will be needed, in this case. replace the belt if the tension level is low, and the belt thread is stretch, or broken.

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U have a broken dryer drum drive belt, replace it.

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DRYER MAKES NOISES.



A loose or worn BELT can make funny noises

Or the idler pulley that puts tension on the dryer drum drive belt could be worn out. If the pulley is bad we recommend also replacing the belt.



The glides on drum worn and making metal to metal contact.

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Clumps of lint, socks, and other small articles of clothing can get past the lint filter and into the blower wheel. If the dryer makes noise, and the noise seems to be at a very fast pace, there might be something caught in the blower wheel. In addition, the blower wheel sleeve might be worn out, allowing the blower wheel to wobble on the motor shaft. If this happens, replace the blower wheel.



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The drum rollers or castors:



It is very common for dryer drum rollers to wear out. If the dryer makes noise, particularly a loud rumbling noise, one or more of the rollers may be worn out. After removing the drum from the dryer, inspect the rollers.

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