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I suspect the belt is worn out. The drum won't rotate. Is it worth the service call to replace a belt on a 9-year-old AMANA DRYER? THANK YOU.

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Yes it would still be worth it amana is a good brand so yes call them in

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My Amana distinction started making a loud sound like maybe the belt and I have to take cloths out of it. Now it stopped altogether. Is it the belt or drum?


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A loose or worn BELT can make funny noises

Or the idler pulley that puts tension on the dryer drum drive belt could be worn out. If the pulley is bad we recommend also replacing the belt.



The glides on drum worn and making metal to metal contact.

The drum slides or glides support the front of the drum. As the drum rotates over the years, the glides wear out and then the dryer makes noise. Replace all of the glides as a set if they are worn out.



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Sometimes an item can get stuck inbetween the drum and the housing and scrape and grind making funny noises, things like coins, bra wire, nails, hair pins, etc sometimes u can just remove the cabinet and observe by turning the drum by hand or looking for scratch or scrape marks on housing.



The blower:



Clumps of lint, socks, and other small articles of clothing can get past the lint filter and into the blower wheel. If the dryer makes noise, and the noise seems to be at a very fast pace, there might be something caught in the blower wheel. In addition, the blower wheel sleeve might be worn out, allowing the blower wheel to wobble on the motor shaft. If this happens, replace the blower wheel.



The bearings:

The drum bearing supports the rear of the dryer drum. If the dryer makes noise this bearing might be worn out. Replace the bearing if it is worn out. Do not lubricate the bearing, the lubrication will attract lint and dirt and accelerate the wearing process.

The bearings TEST by moving drum by hand u may be able to feel loose or rough movement. And listen to sounds when turning it.



The drum rollers or castors:



It is very common for dryer drum rollers to wear out. If the dryer makes noise, particularly a loud rumbling noise, one or more of the rollers may be worn out. After removing the drum from the dryer, inspect the rollers.

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Samsung dryer DV4015J turns on and motor sounds like its working but the drum does NOT turn so clothes do not dry, they just sit in dryer container?


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Good day,
For the cost, it isn't worth not changing. If it's down, remove the drum and check the rear wheels as well.
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The belt may be worn and squealing because it is slipping.  When it warms up it stops slipping.  It will have to be replaced soon. A worn bearing on a support wheel could also cause intermittent noise.

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Good Afternoon,
The drum support rollers are worn out. You have to remove the belt and drum to replace them. If you are fixing this yourself here is what to do: Get some light Emery Cloth and clean the roller shafts and wipe dry with a damp cloth. Get some "High Temp" Lithium Grease and grease the shafts and also the inside bushing of the new rollers. Be careful not to get any grease on the rubber roller or on the threaded end of the shafts. This procedure will give you many years of trouble free service. Please let me know if you need anything else. I hpoe I helped you today and thank you for using FixYa!

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