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Fisher & Paykel DEIX2 (electric) dryer -- squeaking The F&P (4 years old) has a squaking that occurs when the drum is rotating. It was intermittent and is now continuous. I'm handy, but I'm not seeing the straightforward way to get to the area where the bearings are. Actually, I haven't pulled the unit out of the closet & really broken it down -- I've pulled the front off, though. I think the problem is in the side where the heat enters the drum, but would like your response to address both sides. I must warn people to get in the front every year or two and vacuum out the lint that gets past the filter. I was shocked.

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  • rbrandom Mar 28, 2011

    What a cool design inside this model. Pull the top off -- two screws and free a wire, Pull the front panel off (2 screws). And you can then roll the entire drum-motor system forward onto the front and get at the motor-belt tensioner system. A little gentle force and you can take off the Y-shaped part off that holds both tensioner-idler rollers. They were both gummed up with burnt lubricant, and the "axles" were both abraded on one side, though they could both still be turned though with much difficulty.

    In my case, the entire problem was caused by the fact that the black closed-cell foam seal where exhaust and lint exits the system had broken away on one of the four sides. This allowed tons of lint and fine sand to settle all over the inside of my machine, including on the axles of those two idler-tensioner rollers. Add a little lint and you've got yourself some pretty sticky lubricant. Slow-turning, sticky and burnt makes for squeaking noises, I guess.

    Now I just need to get a new foam seal and maybe some lubricant for the bushings and shafts I've cleaned up (and smoothed with 800 grit). If there were a flat spot, I'd replace the assemblies, and might anyway if they're not too pricey.



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