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LG dryer was making a squealing noise, then suddenly started making a loud noise like gravel was being rolled around in the drum. Could this be a broken belt?

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

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Dryer Repair Squeaks, Grinding, Clicking and Knocking Noise


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If the noise is like a shaking of rattling , like coins being shaked , then it is an object trapped inside the drum.

If instead the noise is a loud grinding , that may get louder on high speed, then it is usually a bad drum bearing.

If dryer is not cooling, check that the noise is not coming from the ventilation fan.

Rollers and belt tensioner can also make noise.

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