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I have a Maytag Heavy Duty Quiet Series 200 Dryer, and when I turn the dryer on is makes a horrible screeching sound. Like metal grinding against metal. What do I do?

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I also have that horrible screaching sound!!!!!!

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That's easy, first of all you must have the Dryer on flat floor I mean verticly right. And try not to put too many clothes to get dried.

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

  • Jeff T Nov 13, 2011

    ^^^Really? Not very helpful at all. I too have the same problem maria_d1995 and ours sits level. Any help out there?

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