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I have model MDE6000AYW maytag dryer. The bell that sounds at the end of the cycle repeatedly goes off during the entire cycle. How do I solve the problem?

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Sounds like your outside vent is plugging up. Go outside your house and check for lint build up and just pull it loose with your fingers or a shop vac.

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Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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SOURCE: during the drying cycle, the dryer door opens

Chances are the little plastic latch keep is broken. Look at the door and locate a peice that will press into the front area where the clothes go in.
Once you see it, check the keeper and see if it is broken. The door should not just pop open.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: squeaks and sqeals during dry cycle

Lubricate the contact points, pulleys , change the felt seal .
Get a new dryer, abot time?
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Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Squeeky dryer

Typically what happens is over time the back drum supports wear out. Once they have worn thin the drum rides on the bare metal portion of the support and you get the "annoying" speek sound. Or if the supports are the roller bearing type, the bearing fails and it generates the noise.
Anyway, the supports or rollers are inexpensive to replace and not very difficult.
If you want to tackle the problem, let me know.
Good luck.
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Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag neptune dryer has a very loud squeaking

ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication. Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots or wear on them replace them. If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem. I will include these two websites for parts and further help: http://www.partselect.com/ http://www.appliancepartspros.com/index.aspx Both also have chat assistance 24/7. Good Luck, I hope this helps Please rate me, Thank You

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(OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have an End Of Cycle Signal. The
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http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=46720&diagram_id=660607#d660607

The notes for part #24 give you the other parts and help that you will need to stop the squeek. The drum rollers or the front bearing is the problem.
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