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Dryer makes squealing noise when it first starts. how do I fix this?

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  • june22bike Mar 12, 2011

    I have a kenmore dryer model number 417.83142201, made 10/2003

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Hi
The squealing noise is due to a worn out belt. You would need to replace the belt to resolve your issue. Please check the below video for belt replacement---


Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.
Daniel

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

  • Daniel Scott
    Daniel Scott Mar 12, 2011

    For model#417.83142201 the belt part# is 134503600. Please check this model specific video to check & replace the belt---







    Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.

    Daniel

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