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I have a Maytag Performa Electric dryer which makes a rumbling noise every twenty or thirty seconds. It doesn't seem to be drying properly either. I checked the belt and it appears to be in good condition.

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That rubbing noise is coming from either the rollers which are onthe bottom of the tub or the tensioner pulley. if you repair try to buy dryer rebuild kit as a kit its alot cheaper difference of paying 20-29 for the kit and 40-50 for seperate parts

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