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The drum is rubbing like it came off its track per say and causing metal shavings. Is this fixable?

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It sounds like a problem with the drum support rollers. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. Here is a link that should help Dryer roller repair

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Could be something simple like a coin or other metal object caught in the drum edge and rubbing as it turns. Next could be a bad or worn bearing surface for the drum causing it to rub metal on metal instead of riding on the proper bearing surface like it should. Metal on metal rubbing usually produces a black powder looking substance so look for that or a shiny metal edge around the drum edges.

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Squeaking noises are NOT necessarily an indication of bearing failure - but could be an indication of a slipping belt or something else rubbing. The machine itself may be rubbing against a washer, wall, door jamb, or anything really.

Look around the machine. See if it is in contact - or close to ant of these things. When it is running - it could be bumping against something. If nothing is found - have a look inside the the dryer. Inspect the belt and clean the drum where the belt tracks. Repl;ace the belt it is ready to break, missing parts or de-laminating. If you find shiny metal filings - that indicates metal is rubbing somewhere and is likely to be the cause of the squeak.

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Dryer sounds like metal rubbing, drum in a bind. The drum is turning, but making a sound, like metal to metal, especially when it starts up.


You have a bad drum bearing. When it heats up the sound goes away slightly. When the drum bearing goes bad it tilts the drum in the front and it is rubbing on the metal front. Check the seal in the front. You could use lub spray but that is only preventing the inedible-replacement. Good luck.

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What could cause metal shavings in oilpan 2003 altima 2.5?


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Washing machine making vey load something is wrong noise. Called repair man, he states too young (2yrs) to be a drum problem and okay to use just do smaller loads. On 2nd load found metal shavings..have...


The rear half of the outer tub that contains the rear metal bearing has loosened so much that the inner drum has sagged and is rubbing on the front half of the outer tub. You need to see if this is under warranty. There is usually a 5 year warranty on the outer tub and a 10 year or a lifetime warranty on the inner tub. When I do this repair, I replace the rear half of the outer tub and the inner drum since it's under warranty anyway. The repair is the most difficult and time consuming repair possible on that type of washer. It needs to be done by an expert, not just your average washer repair guy. It's not rocket science, but you have to take EVERYTHING apart and it takes a long time and you've gotta know a few things about the machine in the first place. It's not fun. If it's under warranty for parts, expect to pay between $75 and $200 for labor. If the parts are not under warranty, then throw it away. They're $500+ for the parts.

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Admiral dryer is rubbing metal to metal very loud noise what could this be


A drum support wheel bearing could need lubrication or be replaced. Also some drum support wheels have a rubber coating that wears off causing misalignment and noise. Possibly drum gasket (sometimes felt material) where drum meets rear panel is worn allowing metal-to-metal contact--should be replaced. See the following for info about dryer repair: http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-to-repair-a-dryer.htm

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Admiral dryer started rubbing metal to metal what


A drum support wheel bearing could need lubrication or be replaced. Also some drum support wheels have a rubber coating that wears off causing misalignment and noise. Possibly drum gasket (sometimes felt material) where drum meets rear panel is worn allowing metal-to-metal contact--should be replaced. See the following for info about dryer repair: http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-to-repair-a-dryer.htm

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Makes loud sound when spinning - seems like off track


The bearing is worn and now the drum support is rubbing against the metal mount. I do not know what type of dryer you have but my web page covers a lot of material. The dryer that is easiest is mentioned here, plus I have pages on your dryer as well.
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