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Loud noise The dryer is working however it is making a loud banging noise as it is drying

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It may have a loose drum you need to call some one to have look at it and don't try and fix it on your own because it won't work

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Gas Dryer LDG7304AAE making horribly loud noise while drying

Solution for the Maytag model is most likely to replace the blower wheel. Remove the two screws on the front panel (just a couple inches off the floor) and swing the front panel up to allow you to unhook the top side of the panel from the clips at the very top of the front panel. You do not have to remove the wires, just set the front panel to the side. Blower wheel is at the lower left. The old wheel most likely no longer has a D shaped hole to match the motor shaft, and spins freely. Remove cover. Replace the wheel part number Y303836 for a LDG7304AAE which is held on the shaft with a spring type clamp. Reassemble. Not really very hard to do. On a difficulty scale or 1 - 10, I'd rate it a 3.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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basscat, you first remove the door by removing the screws from the hinges. The door will lift up a litte and pull off. Next remove the spacers on the other side. Now the front panel will pull out from the top. There will be two 1/4 inch screws with latches on each side of the frame, remove these and the top will lift up. Now by holding the door switch and starting the dryer, you will be able to see what is banging. Once you determine that, you can remove the bulk-head, should be 4 screws, be sure to unplug the door switch. Unfasten the belt, remember the configuration and remove the drum. You are now able to get at the insides. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Oct 02, 2006

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SOURCE: Kenmore gas dryer 97273100 was drying, but making a loud noise

You need a belt. Here's a link to a site with a good set of instructions if you want to try repairing it yourself. (You should DIY. You can save a bunch on the service call and the belt is only about $20.)

http://repair2000.com/wpoolbelt.htm

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud Noise While Drying

Your rear drum bearing is dried up and need to be re-gresed with high temp grease

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

SOURCE: Dryer has a banging noise

It Is fixable.All you need to is try to balance the load or a perfect concrete flat surface for the machine.
If the problem still persists, then during the previous vibrations, the shocks or the drum bearings might have been damaged, you might have well replace them to avoid further problems.good luck.and please post your comments.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

pumpkinman
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SOURCE: Ge Dryer making loud rumbling noise

drum bearings are going up

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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