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Ge Dryer making loud rumbling noise

My GE Dryer (4years old) makes a loud rumbling noise while drying. It dries clothes just fine and there are no other issues, but the noise is rather loud-the dryer doesn't move or **** at all it's just the really loud rumbling sound. Any ideas????

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  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    My GE dryer is making a loud noise when I turn it on. It dries clothes fine.

  • mhamlin2 Jun 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have already taken it apart and replaced the front glides and bearing slides which were worn completely through and the rear bearing that goes behind the drum where the shaft connects to the back.

  • Gil Cloyd Jul 06, 2008

    Our GE dryer has just recently starting making a rumbling noise of unknown origin. Its 5 years old. It is still functioning, but something is not right. I was hoping it might be the rear bearing or glides and was unhappy to see that some else with similar problem replaced those with no success. My top is off and drum out, but I dont see any obvious problems and was looking here for possible solutions. If I find one, I will surely post.it. Very glad to see the information here that I am not the only one with the problem.

  • ciruzzip Jul 12, 2008

    how do I take the front down to take a look

  • FeeW Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same problem. My dryer started making a loud rumbling noise a few days ago, and I opened it up. I could see that the glides were getting worn a little bit, but obviously not the problem. I was going to order the rear bearing kit until I saw this post. Is it the motor making the noise? Does anyone have a solution to this problem?

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    mhamlin2, did your repairs solve your noise problems?


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I would check your blower wheel. I went through a similar situation after replacing the belt. It would start up and the rumbling was terrible (though it worked). I fooled around with the rollers. Then ran without the belt..it was apparent it had nothing to do with the barrel. Checked the blower and a couple of blades had broken off. It was enough to throw it out of balance. Slapped on a new blower fan..all is well.

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