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Squeaks it still works very well, except for the ungodly squeaks. How do I lubricate them before they break?

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The most common problems for squeaks on a GE is the idler pulley or (belt tension pulley). There is a teflon bearing in the rear that can cause this as well. you will have to remove the front panel and remove the drum to repair both. you can see if the rear bearing is gone or if the grease is dryed out.http://www.repairclinic.com/0100_20.asp. Good luck

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