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My dryer drum is lose in front and in back, thus causing clothes to be pulled in and stained with a black streak. My clothes are getting ruined! I am a mom of four and wife to a husband who gets filthy every day at work! I need my dryer fixed and I need to fix it myself due to money! Time is of the essence! I have it pulled apart and am pretty savy, I just need the know how on how to get this ****** runnig properly!

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Make and model of dryer, u will need to remove the drum and replace the drum rollers at rear of drum.

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