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Dryer is squeeling loudly a lot at start up.sometimes subsides.tub rollers bad?sometimes a little while sometimes longer

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Squeaking loud...when u turn it on

ck rollers in back of tub,this will require that you removethe tub.also ck the belt addjuster these need to be lubercated ever few years. ck also around the tub seals, sometimes coins left in chlothes will stick in or around & rub metal making noise.i would remove the belt from motor before trying anything.turn on air fluff setting. start dryer to see if noise is comeing from motor or tub.

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Maytag dryer makes loud squeeling noise when it gets hot. Drys clothes but makes such a loud squeeling noise. Have to let it cool down to continue to dry.

Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

A loud squeal is usually caused by either an idler pulley bearing. a drum roller bearing or a loose belt.

Since you did not include a model number I have to respond with generic across the board information. Idler pulleys, drum rollers and belts for Maytags can be found on this link:
(Just past half way down the page)

You can enter your model number on this page and find your parts: (Choose model number)

If you do repair it yourself.... do yourself a HUGE favor and either take a picture of the belt routing or draw a belt routing diagram BEFORE dis-assembly.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,

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When I put the wet clothes in the dryer and I start it up there is a very loud none stopping squeaking/squeeling sound

Might be a bad belt or bad tension roller wheel. You would have to dismantle the machine.

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It sounds like the roller wheel that rolls the tub is bad. and this could cause the heater to over heat that would cause it to shut off. Hope this helps

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Once started, dryer squeeks loudly, applied wd40 to wheels and it stopped, now smells funny when heat element is on

wd40 as a lot of prropellant and thinner in it, and heat will bring those vapors out... in a few days the smell will subside, but I would recommend using something a little bit thicker... like regular motor oil. 1-2 /drops/ per wheel is plenty. Also, if you inspect the wheels closely and find that the hubs are wearing out and no longer circular, you might consider just replacing them, since oil will be a very temporary solution.

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try spraying wd 40 on the motor ends to see if it will stop if not try the rollers normally they go bad and make the belt squeel.

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Loud squeaking noise

dont spray that on the belt lol that stuff is flamable i think lol you most likely have bad phelt glides  they are pads that sit between the drum and the drum support and when that wears out it squicks or maybe you have a bad idler pulley which is what holds the belt maybe its rusty or something but most likelt its the pads

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Dryer started out squeeling and now is making loud sounds?

This is very likely due to bad drum support rollers which is really not a difficult repair on these dryers.

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Maytag Dryer squeeling

Drum support rollers. I cannot see your repyl due to some tech issue w/ the site, so it may be a day or so before I can reply again. Please leave feedback for me if appropriate. Thanks

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