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Dryer is making alot of noise, like something is loose, it sounds like there is a shoe in the dryer as it spins making a loud noise.

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

It will help you determine what is happening there...

Dryer Repair Squeaks, Grinding, Clicking and Knocking Noise


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