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Loud scraping sound

We just got a maytag epic Z but it makes a loud scraping noise when it's turned on....what is wrong?

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If it was put on a dolly from the back or dropped on the bottom the blower housing could be in contact with the drum as it goes around.

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2yr old maytag maxima dryer gets louder and louder after run 30min. prob. repeats after cool down and running again. Vent is clean new pipe, no error codes. Sounds like a surging vibration.


DRYER MAKES NOISES.



A loose or worn BELT can make funny noises

Or the idler pulley that puts tension on the dryer drum drive belt could be worn out. If the pulley is bad we recommend also replacing the belt.



The glides on drum worn and making metal to metal contact.

The drum slides or glides support the front of the drum. As the drum rotates over the years, the glides wear out and then the dryer makes noise. Replace all of the glides as a set if they are worn out.



CHECK FOR LOOSE BELLOES inside the drum



Sometimes an item can get stuck inbetween the drum and the housing and scrape and grind making funny noises, things like coins, bra wire, nails, hair pins, etc sometimes u can just remove the cabinet and observe by turning the drum by hand or looking for scratch or scrape marks on housing.



The blower:



Clumps of lint, socks, and other small articles of clothing can get past the lint filter and into the blower wheel. If the dryer makes noise, and the noise seems to be at a very fast pace, there might be something caught in the blower wheel. In addition, the blower wheel sleeve might be worn out, allowing the blower wheel to wobble on the motor shaft. If this happens, replace the blower wheel.



The bearings:

The drum bearing supports the rear of the dryer drum. If the dryer makes noise this bearing might be worn out. Replace the bearing if it is worn out. Do not lubricate the bearing, the lubrication will attract lint and dirt and accelerate the wearing process.

The bearings TEST by moving drum by hand u may be able to feel loose or rough movement. And listen to sounds when turning it.



The drum rollers or castors:



It is very common for dryer drum rollers to wear out. If the dryer makes noise, particularly a loud rumbling noise, one or more of the rollers may be worn out. After removing the drum from the dryer, inspect the rollers.

Check for cracks, dryness, or damage and not engaging drum properly. Sometimes u can use high density LITHIUM BASE gear grease to re oil/grease them.

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Maytag performa electric dyer makes dragging noise drum turns but acts like something catches and makes a dragging or scraping sound


assuming nothing is stuck around drum pull off the front and check the fan. If it is noisy for a few seconds after you stop the dryer then the fan may be stripped on motor shaft. while off you can check the front glides and the rear rollers

Nov 17, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDE4000 Electric Dryer

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The dryer squeals extremely loud when drying. It sounds like metal scraping against metal.It appears the drum may be rubbing against something. I have lubricated all moving parts.


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May 27, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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The dryer is making a loud noise as it tumbles.


you need to open it most of the dryer need maintanace every 4-5 yars and if you keep runing it you may do more damage.
there are several parts that the drum is turning on them and they get bad after few years. like felts,riders,belt...

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Makes loud noises


Although there may not be any gas parts involve you should have gas technician work on the unit. Depending on the noise your hearing it could be a number of things, if its making a scraping noise it could be that your front drum glides are gone allowing the drum to ride on the frame of the door. glide part numbers are 306508. if the noise you hear sounds like a grating sound it could be that your blower wheel has something caught in it and is now rubbing on all of the fan blades on the blower.blower part number is 33002797. if you hear a loud banging noise you could have a rear bearing issue. both roller bearing part numbers are y303373.hope this helps

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Can you push the drum up and down. If so then the main bearing has gone bad and needs to be replaced. This is the only metal on metal rubbing you will get unless the machine is off balanced. This is caused usually by doing to heavy of loads and wearing out the bearing

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Sounds like you need a blower wheel.you will need to remove the front panel and the houseing under the front panel.It is located on the bottom front laft side. if you need help on assembly or disassembly let me know hope i fixya :)

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Dryer making squeeking noise


Check the dryer belt tensioner and pulley assembly. It be wearing out. You'll need to remove the back cover of the dryer to do this. Turn off the gas and/or electric before working on the unit.

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Scraping noise


hi there,

the scraping could be the tumbler itself. please check the belt around the tumber and make sure that it's not worn.

thanks

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When you close the door it needs to click twice, the light will go out once its all the way closed........then your good to go

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