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We have a siemens dryer WTXD5321 US/03...when turned on it is making a rubbing noise??? my husband says it sounds like e washing machine. any ideas??

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If it has not been squeaking for an extended time you can get by with just changing the rear drum sleeve bearing (WE3X75). To do this, open dryer door, remove screws going up into top, allowing top to swing up and back. Remove screw holding front panel to side panel near top just under where the top was. Tilt front panel forward and lift off bottom pegs. Swing to side (you don't have to remove wires). Pull drum forward about 6 inches. (you don't even have to remove the belt.) Change sleeve at center back of drum. Make sure to inspect the front drum support slides WE1M481dark ones and WE1M333 white ones (about 1/2 inch x 2.5 inch strips at the top of the front panel which support the front of the drum), as about the time the rear bearing goes, these may be wearing also, especially the one on the left side.

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Try checking the glide's under the front of the drum, the drum rest on the glide's to help it spin with little or no friction.

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SOURCE: ''Rubbing'' noise in dryer

It souns like your idle pully . It's a small pully that helps ballance you drum.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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