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When drum rotates there is a dull grinding noise and when the drumis hand rotated it feels bumpy

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From your description, it sounds like one or more of the dryer drum support rollers are failing and in need of replacement.

See this link for a general description of the parts. You will need to have the exact model number handy for your appliance to obtain ther correct parts.

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/Dryer-Parts/Dryer-Belts--Rollers--Pulleys/index.aspx

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