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Our Maytag heavy-duty SD-6 dryer makes a shrill squeaking noise when running. Moving the drum from side to side will make it less or stope. Purchased in Aug 2006.

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THE BELT PULLY IS WORN AND NEEDS TO BE REPLACED

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* Level the dryer
* Check the drum belt
* Check the drum support rollers
* Check the idler pulley
* Check the glides
* Check drum bearings
* Check the blower
* Check the baffles


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