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Dryer works good. But when dryer is first started if squeals for a couple of minutes. Recently the squealing is lasting for almost entire drying time. Model RES7648KQ0 Roper

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  • tucke987 Jul 16, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion! Does this mean that the belt itself probably is NOT the problem? Also, my husband is very handy. Are these replacements that he should be able to make?

  • tucke987 Jul 16, 2008

    Thanks Mike! We will take your advice and I will let you know how this project turns out. I probably should mention.....the dryer IS 7 years old......but I would love to repair rather than replace.

  • tucke987 Jul 19, 2008

    Thanks so much. We ordered the parts and my husband installed them in less than an hour. You saved us losts of worry and money.

  • Tina McGrath Aug 31, 2008

    dryers squeals until it gets warm. then it stops

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    dryer turns on and heats but turns off after a couple minutes

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    my roper electric dryer turns on but only runs a couple minutes and shuts off

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The squealing is coming from either the drum support rollers or the belt tensioner roller. Dryer works good.  But - 3aef099.jpg
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Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Jul 16, 2008

    you can check the belt while your in there but it usually does not make any noise, it just breaks. yes if he can take out the drum he can replace these parts. 
    let me know if you need help 
    Mike

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