Author Topic: Squealing sound from spinning drum  (Read 1315 times)

Offline Mozart1220

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Squealing sound from spinning drum
« on: March 09, 2010, 01:27:46 PM »
 I just found this site because of a problem with our dryer. Everything seems to be OK except there is a constant squealing from behind the drum when it's running.  I have gotten to the motor and can spin it OK, but when the drum turns it sounds like metal on metal and in addition some small object is floating around. It sounds like a coin bouncing IN the drum but there are none to be found inside.
 I'm a fair "shadetree mechanic" but dryers are new to me and I don't want to take apart something I can't put back together.  

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Offline kellonnie

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Re: Squealing sound from spinning drum
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2010, 01:35:08 PM »
you are going to want to check to see if something is stuck in the blower fan also check your felt guides on the back of the drum, also check your rollers

Offline magician59

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Re: Squealing sound from spinning drum
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2010, 02:49:25 PM »
"Metal on metal" says felt seal and/or nylon glides. Invisible coins can be found under the baffles.

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Re: Squealing sound from spinning drum
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010, 04:00:21 PM »
Check the drum glides (click pic to enlarge)
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