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Fisher and Paykel Dryer ED56 Noise

Hi was wondering if someone can help me, my dryer is making a rattling noise. I have taken the back off and if enough tension is put on the belt its possible to make the noise go away. It sounds like its coming from inside the drum but I'm reluctant to start taking it to bits without some idea of what I might find inside.. If anyone can help it would be much appreciated. Thanks Callum

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Your rear bearubg is mnost likely failed. and the back plaer is now hitting against the drum.
Part number (Fisher & Paykel Dryer Rear Drum Bearing Kit Part 479317)
you can replace this eazily by yourself.
check that the belt is over both rollers as well.. sometimes they slip off one of them.. especailly if moved around.
but this rear bearing is very bad. If you can find a skateboard bearing. it will fit nicely too. a much cheaper replacement and works fine. must get a good quility one lol (but any flate bearing is fine if you can find some in your workshop or neighbours lol

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