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My dryer makes a loud screeching noise coming from the fan at the end of the motor, any ideas

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The belt runs off the drum with a tensioner attached. It sounds like the bearing in the pulley is locked up causing the noise

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I do not know your make or model but there are no gears in motor.It sounds like the fan on the end of the motor shaft is damaged and that is where the noise is coming from.

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If the screeching is coming from underneath then pull the unit out from the wall and remove the cardboard cover at the bottom back. Now turn the unit on and check for where the screeching is coming from.

If it is the fan blade (hitting something) or the motor, you can remove these and replace them easily. UNPLUG THE REFRIGERATOR BEFORE TOUCHING ANYTHING UNDERNEATH THE BACK OF THE REFRIGERATOR.)

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