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My Maytag dryer has a squeeling sound like a small pig while holding his back legs. It is drying good but making that sound. Maybe a baring?

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Maytag electric dryer model MDE6000AYW dryer is running but not getting hot and drying clothes plus making a dining noise every couple seconds while running


Dryer Does Not Run
Your Kenmore Oasis dryer may occasionally not operate as intended. When the dryer does not turn on, check that the power cord is plugged into a working electrical outlet. Check your fuse box to make sure a fuse hasn't blown or the circuit breaker hasn't tripped. Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker as needed. Next, check that you have fully closed the dryer door; if not, the dryer will not run. Finally, make sure that you press and hold the "Start" button for at least five seconds.
Dryer Making Noise
Kenmore Oasis dryers will make noises that occur commonly with the running of the machine, including the motor and the sound of hot air blowing into the machine. Listen for uncommon noises with the running of the dryer, such as metallic clanking and excessive vibration. These noises indicate a problem with the machine.
If you hear metallic clanking, stop the dryer and check for any metal objects in the dryer drum. Often, change or other objects left in the pockets of clothing placed in the dryer will then fall out when the dryer starts spinning, creating the noise.
Excessive vibration often occurs when you have not properly leveled the dryer. To check whether the dryer is level, turn it off and try shake it frontward and backward, then left and right. If the dryer moves, adjust one or more of the legs needs to level the dryer: Determine which leg(s) you need to adjust and use a wrench to lengthen or shorten the legs. A level dryer will more quietly due to the elimination of vibrations.
Drying Time is Too Long
You may find that your laundry takes a long time to dry in the Kenmore Oasis dryer. This often occurs due to restricted the air flow within the machine. First, clear the lint filter. Clean it before every drying cycle to ensure proper air flow through the machine.
Next, run the dryer as usual and check the exhaust vent to ensure that airflows out of the vent. If you cannot feel air flowing through the vent, check it for blockage or damage. Clear any objects blocking the vent, or replace it if it has sustained damage.
The blockage may also occur in the exhaust hose attached to the back of the dryer. Unplug the dryer and remove the hose from the back of the machine. Clean out any lint or other obstruction and reattach the hose to clear the exhaust hose.

Mar 09, 2011 | Dryers

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Why is my Maytag LED 412 dryer making a high pitch, like metal on metal, noise when drying?


Your dryer is making squeeling noises because the drum rollers are in need of lubrication or replacement.

ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication, or maybe your drum belt has slipped off of the idler arm pulley.
If you have a front loading machine,

Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer.
Be REAL CAREFUL not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch.
Remove the lint filter, and the two screws that hold the filter holder to the top of the dryer.
Then remove the top of the dryer.
Remove the front of the dryer. This will expose the drum and belt.
Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm
pulley and motor.
Now is a good time to check the belt to see if it has slipped off of the
idler arm pulley and also to check the belt condition for wear.
Be sure to note the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go
to reinstall the belt.
Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots
or wear on them replace them.
If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably
only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade
of machine oil such as 3 in One oil.
Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem.
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Dec 29, 2010 | Maytag Dryers

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MATAG DRYER, MAKES A VERY LARGE HIGH PITCH SQUEEL


Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...
It will help you determine what is happening there...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r4416566-dryer_repair_squeaks_grinding_clicking

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Apr 15, 2010 | Maytag Dryers

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Dryer making a high pitch squeeling sound when


The idler bearing that keeps tension on the belt is going out due to heat leaching the grease out of it. Have it replaced.

Apr 13, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

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Dryer "squeels" occassionally during cycle


The noise you describe sounds to me like maybe you have a belt that is slipping when you are starting to dry your clothes. If this is so, then it may not be long before you will have to replace the belt because it will break, or burn in half.
Or you could have drum rollers that need lubrication.
If it is drum rollers and you have a front loading machine, you can remove the front of the machine, this will expose the drum and belt, remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers.
Lubricate the drum rollers at the shaft with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil.
I hope this helps

Oct 02, 2009 | Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer

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Motor Pulley Squeeling - Maytag MDG5500AWW


try spraying wd 40 on the motor ends to see if it will stop if not try the rollers normally they go bad and make the belt squeel.

Jun 18, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

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Squeals like a pig


Worn belt or not enogh tension on the belt(s). Remove the old belt(s) clean all the wheels and pully where the belt(s) go around with a rag and soap. Make sure the wheels are really clean and dry then install new belt(s).

May 22, 2009 | Maytag Dryers

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Dryer started out squeeling and now is making loud sounds?


This is very likely due to bad drum support rollers which is really not a difficult repair on these dryers.

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Dryer making horrible squeeling noise


this is normally a problem with rollers that have gotten dry bearings , take the drum out check the rollers if they turn hard or act sticky you may clean them up and and oil with turbine oil , do not use wd-40 or 3in 1 as these will dry the bearing, check the idler pulley while you have this apart also oiling it if need be

Dec 30, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer

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