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Our two year old Maytag gas dryer is making a rattling noise. The noise is intermittent. Also, when the dryer turns off and the drum stops turning something else seems to "run on."

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This is most likely a broken wheel which is a wheel that the bearings have worn out on.If it is a wheel you should replace the set because if you replace just the one the others will wear out faster than they should.
Ps if it is only two years old it may still be under warranty!

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