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Maytag gas dryer makes loud rattling noise. Not a squeaking noise, but something between a rattle and a fast, rhythmic knocking. Tumbler works, heat works, but insane noise.

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Sounds like the drum isnt balanced. either make sure appliance is properly balanced on the floor or make sure you are not overfilling the tub.

Posted on May 24, 2011

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    oakas1fan May 09, 2012

    stupid answer - he's talking about a dryer, you a washer

  • oakas1fan
    oakas1fan May 09, 2012

    stupid answer - he's referring to a dryer, your answer refers to a washer

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