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Dryer is squeaking i can move it around and it stops, why

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The front drum seal is dried up and so can the belt around the drum. Check the bearing on the tensioner also for squeeks

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Only a few things will make that noise. The squeaking is caused by a moving part having trouble turning while rubbing against a fixed part.
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