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My dryer started squeaking badly on every revolution and I found what looks like gasket material sticking out of the crack between the drum and frame. Is this a gasket I can replace?

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I won't be a gasket as such, more like a rub strip. To replace it you will probably have to remove the front panel of the machine, and to do that you have to start by removing the top panel. There are usually a few screws at the back which have to be removed to slide the top cover forwards and off. Then look to see what is required to remove the front panel.

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