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Dryer squeaks like crazy.

When the dryer is in operation it squeaks like crazy. I took the front panel off but could not get to the rollers to apply a little wd-40. I tried to take the top off which appears to have hinges in the back but could not dislodge the front. Any ideas how to approach this? Thanks CCS

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I have a front load Frigidaire dryer that making a squeaking noise while I'm
drying choths I had check out the belts and they are ok the bearings is o.k what could be causeing this squeaking sound and how can I fix it

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