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My dryer has a high pitched squeek that gets louder as it drys, sounds like its coming from the back but I can't access it. What can I do to fix it ?

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ROLLERS OR MOTOR PULLY GOING BAD, YOU CAN NOT ACCESS THIS FROM THE BACK YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE MACHINE APART FROM THE FRONT

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