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Author Topic: Lg Tromm Dryer model DLE5977W Grinding Sound  (Read 4677 times)

Offline sonowav

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Lg Tromm Dryer model DLE5977W Grinding Sound
« on: October 02, 2011, 02:18:53 PM »

Hi all, (my first post) our LG Tromm Dryer DLE5977w has an incredibly loud grinding sound when the drum is spinning. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

Offline wildimaginations

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Re: Lg Tromm Dryer model DLE5977W Grinding Sound
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2011, 04:13:32 PM »
Sounds like something got in through the lint filter screen on to the blower wheel.  Possibly a sock.  You will need to disassemble the dryer to get to the blower fan and remove the debris.

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Offline Major

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Re: Lg Tromm Dryer model DLE5977W Grinding Sound
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2011, 12:46:28 AM »
Hi:  While you have the dryer front panel off have a look or feel the front drum rollers.
Lift drum off roller a bit and feel for roughness or loosness between roller and shaft
I have come across these being bad a few times before. If bad you will need to replace the roller and shaft.


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