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Dryer is making a constant LOUD humming noise. After taking it apart, found out the drum is rubbing on the front where the door is. The stripping around just this top area is gone and so is the plastic guild that it lays in. aCould this be the problem and it also seems to take a long time to dry. Cleaned out all the lint and such. WHY? Thank you

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There is a felt seal attached to inside of front panel on dryer. The drum sits and rolls on this. It has fallen off and now the drum rubs on front panel making very loud noises.


You need the make and model of the dryer. From that you can get the felt part number.

Here is a link to a site that sell these parts;
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Also, if the dryer is old, I suggest that you look at replacing the drum support wheels. The bearing wear out and make noise.

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My bosch Nexxt WTMC 3300 dryer makes a squeaking sound when the load is light -- drying a larger/wetter load less likely to make the noise.


I had a similar problem with a different model Bosch dryer. First I made sure the dryer was unplugged. I found, after taking the front and rear panels off, that one of the front wheels that supports the drum was broken. I replaced the wheel and it works fine with no squeaks.

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front glides and felt are bad and rubbing metal to metal. get model # go to searsparts.com and look it up. 2 screws on lower front removed (unplug dryer) pull bottom of front out and up till top clips let go be careful of door switch wires. label and disconnect them. check felt seal for damage. check glydes on towers holding drum up. it could also just be s coin or somthing stuck at drum edge.check the blower wheel make sure it's not stripped out or have somthing stuck in it.

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We have a Frigidaire FER211AS2 dryer that started making a loud humming/roaring noise. Hubs replaced the bearing and drum belt. The noise isn't quite as bad but it still makes the same noise. What could it...


Check the alignment of the belt. Humming/roaring noise usually comes from a bearing, so your husband got it right to change the bearing and belt.
Now, he just needs to make sure that the belt is aligned right and the bearing is properly seated. Also check for rubbing marks around the travel area of the drum.

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Kenmore Dryer 110 is making a loud squeaking noise.


Only a few things will make that noise. The squeaking is caused by a moving part having trouble turning while rubbing against a fixed part.
  1. The idler pulley is worn
  2. The drum support rollers are hard turning on their shafts
  3. The felt seals at the front or back of the drum is worn allowing metal to metal contact while turning
  4. An article has fallen into the housing around the blower wheel and the wheel is rubbing on it.
Listen for the frequency of the sound. The drum rollers and drum felts will squeak at the frequency of the tub turning. The idler pulley turns much faster as does the blower wheel. Knowing this will help pin down the cause.

The following link has valuable information on taking apart your style of dryer:

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Dryer makes squeaking noise


If it has not been squeaking for an extended time you can get by with just changing the rear drum sleeve bearing (WE3X75). To do this, open dryer door, remove screws going up into top, allowing top to swing up and back. Remove screw holding front panel to side panel near top just under where the top was. Tilt front panel forward and lift off bottom pegs. Swing to side (you don't have to remove wires). Pull drum forward about 6 inches. (you don't even have to remove the belt.) Change sleeve at center back of drum. Make sure to inspect the front drum support slides WE1M481dark ones and WE1M333 white ones (about 1/2 inch x 2.5 inch strips at the top of the front panel which support the front of the drum), as about the time the rear bearing goes, these may be wearing also, especially the one on the left side.

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If you can get it apart, you should be able to fix it yourself. This is a tricky task though (I've seen customers spend hours just trying to change a belt, which you'll have to remove), so you may want to pay the money and have someone come out.

It is hard to say without hearing the noise for myself, but my best educated guess would be that the dryer drum bearing needs to be lubricated. You should lubricate it with white lithium grease, about 1.5 ounces of it.

In order to do this, you will have to take the dryer front off, remove the belt from underneath the drum and then remove the drum. You will see a bearing on the backside of the drum (looks like a post with a ball on it). You will see where that inserts on the back wall of the dryer. You should put the grease in the insertion point, then put the dryer back together again.

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We had the exact same noise all of a sudden start coming from our 2 year old dryer. We checked everything, rollers, pulleys, motors, etc. I was certain it was coming from the upper left. Finally we found a loose screw had fallen into the front felt ring. Problem solved!
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Loud noise, I think the belt


Take front of dryer .. 2 clips one on each side of dryer front.. once you get front of u will be able to see belt and look to see how front drum support comes off... post if you need futher help

this is a link to some diagrams that may help u
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