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I own a FP dryer model DE08-US1, and it is making a high-pitched squeking noise and smells like burning rubber--please help.

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I suspect your drive belt is slipping or a worn bearing, you need to have this checked by a Qualified serviceman. Get a firm "Quote" before proceeding.

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