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Hi an welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
This squeaky sound your hearing is usually the idler pulley, idler pulley shaft, but also can be the motor or the drum roller bearings. Usually if the drum roller bearings are bad the dryer will thump as it rotates.
The idler pulley and lever is and assembly that is item 8 of this link:
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Since it is squealing at this time when you have the repairs done that you replace the belt that is item 21 this link:
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The motor is item 7 this link:
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I recommend that if you do the repairs that you replace the idler pulley, the drum rollers, and the belt.
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While repairs are being completed also inspect the drum front and rear seals. Thare are items 14 and 26 (Same part number) of the above link.

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If you need to purchase a service manual for self repair it can be downloaded here for $9.95:
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