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Frigidaire Dryer clunking sound

Before the problem a bed sheet was caught between the drum and frame. Now it makes a thumping sound when drum rotates completely while running. Need to know what can be done to solve the problem and how to open the dryer to get access to the problem. Thank you

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  • fhord Jul 13, 2008

    Same problem

  • EODLDO Dec 12, 2008

    I found the cause of the problem to be the he drum rubbing on the top of the fnedan housing inside the dryer. The seam where the sheet metal that is used to construct the drum is joined together rubs on the top of the fan housing. This causes a thumping sound every time the seam comes around and rubs on the fan housing. I believe it was caused by the movers as we just moved to VA from FL. Does the drum need to be aligned or balanced?

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Try aligning it first. It won't be hard to do. You can use points of reference to let you know if you are aligned correctly.

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