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Hi, My Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AYW is making a noise. It is the front of the drum ribbing on the front of the laundry opening. I pull back on it a bit and the rubbing noise stops. I ran it with the front off and it also does not make noise. I put the unit back together and then it rubs? Can you help Thanks, John

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