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Dryer Noise Dryer has a squealing sound that comes and goes while tumbling. The squealing can get very loud. Maytag Dryer MDE508DAYW

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  • fldgb Dec 30, 2008

    I have a 3 year old Maytag dryer (model MDET236AYW) that started making a squeaking noise a couple of months ago. Yesterday, it started making a very loud noise, like medal on medal, while tumbling. This comes and goes. The belt is fine. Any suggestions?

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You need to have you belt replaced. Over time the belt will strech.
this causes the dryer to still spin but the belt will sometimes loose the grasp of the drum and cause the belt to spin only.

This happens because over time with heavy loads of towles and jeans pull down on the drum as it is being loaded. Than when in cycle the jeans will drop from the top to the bottom pulling aginst it even more..

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