Problem: Noisy Dryer Easy Fixes

One of the common dryer problems is:

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Noisy Dryer

There are many moving parts on a dryer and as they show signs of wear, they often begin to make noise. There's squeaking, squealing, humming and even thumping. Many of the noises a dryer makes are a sign that something in your dryer needs attention. Read our extensive article on troubleshooting a noisy clothes dryer for a more comprehensive list. Below are a few of the more common issues:


Glides

Dryers often have plastic glides located in the front end of the drum. Over time, these glides show signs of wear and need to be replaced.

Blower Wheel 

Although problems with the blower wheel can frequently require the part to be replaced, sometimes the fix can be as simple as cleaning out the blower. Often lint or other objects find there way into the blower wheel.

Drum Support Roller

Drum support rollers are used to support the drum. When they show signs of wear they can become very noisy. If yours needs to be replaced, be sure to replace all of the support rollers as they tend to wear evenly.

Belt

The main belt wraps around the drum and causes it to turn. As it wears out the belt will begin to make a thumping sound against the drum. 

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