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Loose plastic baffle/clothes tumbler inside dryer rattles

Loose plastic baffle/clothes tumbler inside dryer drum whirlpool LG8648 how do I get to it to tighten or replace?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Fins fell off tumbler on Whirlpool Ultimate II dryer

Remove 2 screws under the lint filter cover, then using a spatula or similar, prize apart the top cover from the cabinet, lift top cover and support it.Turn drum by hand until the drum baffles are at the top, and refasten the baffles one at a time.
Then lower cover down and press until it is closed, replace 2 screwa under lint cover.
Job done.
Plz rate this soution.Thanks.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

kachbibi1
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SOURCE: Dryer is making loud thumping noise.

Take off the back panel of the dryer and look at the motor and belt turning the drum. There may be something caught on the drum and is pinned in place causing the noise. The motor could be loose on the platform and needs to be tightened. It is probably something physical and seen causing the noise.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag neptune model MDE5500AYW loose tumbler in drum

I had the same problem but it's the FRONT Panel you need to remove. Before you start, unplug the thing first. BTW I did the whole proceedure in 10 minutes using an electric screwdiver / philips bit and a socket set with an 8mm socket with my leg in a cast. You can do better, I'm confident!

Two 8mm hex head bolts hold each fin on the drum. They can be tightened. You need to open the dryer front since they bolt from the outside of the drum. To open the dryer front you first take the door off by removing the two philips head screws, then slightly lift the door and pull toward you (the door hinges have little hooks on the end that inserts into the slots (this little design keeps the door from falling off during removal and install-nice). Then remove the two philips screws on the other side of the door opening (opposite the door hinges). These screws hold two plastic brackets (be sure to see how they are aligned before you remove them so you know how they go back on.

Now the front frame panel looks like an "H" . Grab the top two arms of the 'H" and give a quick pull. The top arms of the 'H" will come loose. The bottom part is held by a couple of clips, just pull up and the front panel comes off.

You will be able to spin the drum until the hex bolts for the fin(s) in question are visable / reachable from the right side (just above the heater unit-hope you unplugged the dryer earlier). I tightened it using an 8 mm socket.

Now reverse your steps: put the front panel back on the bottom clips and snap the top "H" arms back in place. Reinstall the plastic clips / screws and then put the door back on.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

Sea Breeze
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Is yours the gas model? If so I need you to look for some things. Open back door panel and see if while trying to light the igniter is glowing orange. Sea Breeze

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: HOW DO I TIGHTENED UP A LOOSE BAFFLE IN MY GAS DRYER

if you have the model with the lint filter on top,remove the 2 lint filter screws,pull the top toward you and up and your in-mike

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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You may have to find a way to identify the location of the sound; type of sound..metal on metal, like something is loose?
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If this is the case you have to open the top of the drum and unscrew the one baffle that that has something loose in it.

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Hi The noise you are hearing is coming from the baffles inside the drum. These are attatched to the drum with screws from the outside of the drum. Something as gotten inside these baffles and causing the moise.
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window.google_render_ad();There are many places & parts that could be causing your Whirlpool dryer to be noisy. To find out what is causing the noises, you need to find out where are the noises coming from.
Start the dryer and let it run for a while and listen to try to pinpoint where in the dryer the noises is coming from. Once you have an idea of the area, you will need to disconnect the dryer from the wall outlet and take the dryer apart.
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The drum baffles:

The drum baffles are use to tumble the clothes inside of the drum, in other words, the baffles job is to separate the pieces of laundry as the drum turns.
When the dryer is getting older and if you use the dryer a lot, the drum baffles holding screws will become loose. Loose drum baffles will cause noises. All you need to do, is to open the top panel and tighten the drum baffles holding screws.
The drum support rollers:

These dryers uses four drum support rollers, tow on the front and two on the rear. The job of the drum support rollers is to keep the drum tumbling smooth.
When the grease on one of the rollers dry out, the roller start to make squeaking noises and the roller bearing will start to wear out until the bearing on the roller is gone. When the bearing on the roller is gone, the noise will change from squeaking to a clanking noise.
The blower wheel:

The blower wheel is use to circulate the air inside of the dryer drum. The most common Whirlpool blower noises are cause by something falling inside of the blower housing and hitting the blower when the motor runs.
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The Idler pulley is use to apply the necessary tension on the belt. There are two types of idler pulleys, the pulley with the wheel and the pulley with the teflon slide. A bad idler pulley could cause a Whirlpool dryer to be noisy.
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Worn out bearings on the motor will cause the motor to run kind of noisy. When the motor starts making noises, the solution to this problem is to replace the motor.
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The belt on most dryers is only about1/4 inch wide. These belts work very hard making the drum tumble. When the belt stretch just 1/2 inch more that it supposed to, the belt will start slipping and that could cause your Whirlpool dryer to be noisy.
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Remove 2 screws under the lint filter cover, then using a spatula or similar, prize apart the top cover from the cabinet, lift top cover and support it.Turn drum by hand until the drum baffles are at the top, and refasten the baffles one at a time.
Then lower cover down and press until it is closed, replace 2 screwa under lint cover.
Job done.
Plz rate this soution.Thanks.

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