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My whirlpool (ggw9250pw3) gas dryer loud squeak

My whirlpool (ggw9250pw3) gas dryer is making a very loud squeak like a bearing is bad or a brake is stuck on, baout 4 years old.

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THIS SOUNDS LIKE AN IDLER PULLEY THAT KEEPS THE TENSION ON THE BELT. SECOND CHOICE WOULD BE DRUM ROLLERS.

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