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My husband cleaned the dryer vent with a brush today and now it is so loud and vibrating. It is a Neptune bought in 1999

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Some lint found its way back into the dryer and is caught up in the blower wheel,the speed at which these blower wheels turn any trash that gets hung up will cause a vibration and noise.You are probably going to have to remove the front panel and blower wheel cover to get access to the wheel to clean it out properly. Its fairly easy BUT FIRST UNPLUG THE DRYER remove the screws holding the door,pull out on the front panel at the top where it meets the top,then you will see some screws holding brackets securing the top remove these.then remove screws holding front bulkhead.then you will see the blower housing ,while there make sure blower wheel is not loose on the shaft from the recent vibrating Hope this helps......

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