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Zanussi TDE4234W Tumble drier noise

My dryer has suddenly made a loud grating sound. The drum will turn, but it is very stiff and noisy. Is it worth fixing or is it a big job?

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    I have the same problem. Did you ever find out what the fix is?

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Probably the gliders is worn.

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