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Loud rattle as it dries, dryer is five years old, is it just the rollers?

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  • BigGrip Sep 01, 2010

    Does it rattle even if nothing is in it?

  • jileks2002 Sep 01, 2010

    Yep

  • BigGrip Sep 01, 2010

    the top or the back of the dryer should be able to open either by screws from the back or pushing the front corners to one side or the other. See if you can pinpoint where the noise is coming from or if something got trapped around the drum and just needs to be removed.

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