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Help My wife said the dryer was making a thumping/banging noise, and smelt hot when she opened the door. What is wrong?

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Thumping noise sounds like a flat spot on rollers, or front felt assy is falling off

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The drum slides at the front are made of felt. Yours have worn away. The drum is banging up and down. If you open the door you will find that you can lift and lower the drum. If you drop the drum, you will hear it bang. They are easy to replace if you can get the front off the machine.

It could also be that the rear drum bearing is worn, but that doesn't normally make a banging noise. It is a metal spindle attached to the drum into a nylon sleeve in the back of the machine.

Nov 04, 2015 | Dryers

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I need to know how to get to the blend door in the heater area of my '92 chevy c1500. I was told that is what makes a thumping noise when the key is on or off.


this is some what normal, as long as it just once that you hear the noise (ie. you turn the truck on and thump, turn the truck of and thump) the doors operate off of vacuum lines in the engine. When you shut the engine off the vacuum goes away and *thump* the blend door snaps back to its normal resting position. then when you turn the truck on the vacuum then comes back and *thump* the door snaps back to its adjusted place.

If you feel that this is not what is going on, this diagnostic technique can help eliminate this condition
set the blend door to the hot side and start the truck and it should thump when the engine is on or off.
if you didn't get a thumping noise that is good it just means that the blend door is set to the hot side normally open.
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Hi banging noise coming from machine, drum still spinnning and heating up


I am not sure but it sounds as if a piece of the gaskets around the front and/or back of the drum may have come loose. Try this... open the door and look for a gasket/ring that is located where the drum meets the front of the machine housing (this is where the drum slides against the door frame or front of the dryer) Some models have different configurations but the drum rotates against some type of gasket material) use you fingers and slide them along the gasket and feel for any missing pieces. Then do the same with the rear drum gasket, if there is one. If that is not the problem It maybe from your dryer not being level, check that next, a non level dryer will shake and make a thumping noise.

Feb 11, 2011 | Dryers

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My dryer makes a thump thump sound


  1. Thoroughly check the inside of the dryer for any foreign objects with hard surfaces. Sometimes items that fall out of pockets become stuck inside a dryer and make thumping noises.
  2. Check for level
  3. Make sure the dryer is level. A dryer that is out of level may not rotate properly. Banging or thumping noises from unleveled dryers are common, particularly if the dryer is resting against another metal object such as a washer.
  4. Check rollers
  5. If the thumping noises are present only for the first few minutes of the drying cycle the likely culprit is rollers. If the rollers are warped they will need to be replaced and a professional should be called in to help

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My wife noticed a thumping noise with our dryer, now when the dryer runs the basement becomes very hot and humid. I checked the vent line and it was clear. I'm afraid the house will burn down if we...


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The drum baffle screw has unscrewed itself and the head is thumping against the inside top panel. Pull door, lift lid, rotate drum to find screw sticking out and tighten.

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Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

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Our dryer has started making a loud thumping sound and smells like rubber burning?


It sounds like you your dryer may have a bad Blower Wheel, which is causing the banging noise that you are hearing (especially if the banging noise continues for a few sections after you turn your dryer off).

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