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Squeaking noise from Dryer when tumbling

The dryer doesn't tumble fast enough and makes a really bad squeaking noise while tumbling. Don't know what part I need to replace....

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    my display still lights up but there is no noise or movement from my tumble dryer

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Dryer will not spin

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IT IS USUALLY THE "BELT TENSION ADJUSTABLE PULLEY". MOST ARE CHEAPLY MADE ... TRY A BIT OF AXLE GREESE ON IT ... IT IS SEALED FROM THE INNER DRUM AND IS MOUNTED USUALLY ON THE BOTTOM FRAME RAILING.

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