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Fridgidaire gallery fridgidaire - gallery I have had a drum replaced and two agitators replaced. Agitators making a clicking sound and does not stop looks like it is slipping on the main shaft. Now has a clicking sound and loud squeal, technician out twice to view as it is still under extended warranty (2yr old) and has now ordered another agitator, I dont think this is the problem any advice would be appreciated. Thanks

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From the sounds of things, you are talking about a front loading dryer. The agitators in the dryer can get coins stuck inside them. Remove the top and rotate the drum to reveal the screws which hold the agitators to the drum. Remove the screws and the agitators, empty the coins or other debris and reinstall.

The loud squeal sounds like the pad under the open side of the drum is worn out. There may also be a dry main bearing in the rear of the dryer. Lubricate the bearing and reinstall the drum. The squeal should disappear.

If this is not a dryer or a front loading washer, none of these suggestions will apply, Sorry

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