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Re: Maytag Dryer Squeaking like crazy
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2011, 06:14:49 AM »

Actually yours was a sound most folks will not hear, mainly because they don't remove the screws in back of the dryer. The Maytag is entirely serviceable from the front, so any screws removed in back can result  in damage if they are not replaced prior to operating the dryer. Kind of like leaving a wheel off your car and then driving it....

We were discussing what can cause a squeal and how to repair it properly. Thankfully, Al provided the link to the manual so that no one would be tempted to remove any rear screws to perform the repair.
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Re: Maytag Dryer Squeaking like crazy
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2011, 08:43:37 AM »
I've oiled dryer rollers a couple of times. Both times it was back within a week replacing the rollers because the squeaking returned.  I don't like callbacks so now squeaking rollers are replaced, dry. A little graphite doesn't hurt though.

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Re: Maytag Dryer Squeaking like crazy
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2011, 11:34:56 AM »
If they look ok I remove the rollers and sand down the shafts. I lube the shafts and rollers and re install them. Zoomspout oil is safe for dryers. You lube up them rollers and they start chirping 2 weeks later then that is a venting probo like Jimbo said. But yeah I see your point go ahead and replace them and be done with it unless of course their is a vent problem and them new rollers start sanging a song 2 weeks later. :D
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