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Offline orbijones

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Maytag Dryer Motor noise
« on: March 28, 2009, 12:01:39 AM »

For the last few months there was a loud squealing noise in my dryer that would go away after a few minutes. So i tore it down and greased the drum rollers and sure enough that solved the squealing.

Now i have a slight warbling sound coming from the motor. Any ideas? Motor is strong. Sounds like there might be slight friction in the motor and magnet.

Thanks for your time.

Model LDE9306ACE

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Re: Maytag Dryer Motor noise
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009, 06:36:44 AM »
Check the blower wheel on the front of the motor shaft. When they wear, they freewheel on the shaft causing a shuddering noise. You also have vent issues by the way of your complaints on this dryer, so look into this as a potential cause. Remember, Maytag does not approve foil vent hose on their products.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2009, 06:38:35 AM by Repair-man »
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