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When the dryer starts, it makes a loud thumping noise when it is turning. Sounds like somethin is loose.

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Did you check the baffles( fins inside the drum) loose of broken.

Can you turn it by hand and hear the same sound? does it turn easy or very hard...let me know I can help
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