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shtyler

11:53PM | 12/15/04
Member Since: 03/31/04
5 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
My dryer is making a noise when running. It is like a scraping noise (or like a rubbing of metal noise) when the drum is moving. The dryer is still working and the clothes are drying, but the noise is annoying. Any ideas? Thanks.

appliguy

02:38AM | 12/16/04
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Hi,

**Hotpoint dryer**

Model#?

http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html

Some model# helps.

**My dryer is making a noise when running. It is like a scraping noise**

GE style dryer noise: Listen to the noise carefully, a slow or fast noise can help point you in the direction to look for the trouble maker.

For faster sounding squeaking or scraping noises, poss problems would be in the idler pulley, motor, blower wheel or belt area.

Slow squeaking or scraping noises are often from the front glides or rear bearing area, the rear bearing sleeve is inside the middle of the heater housing and the shaft part is attached to the back of the drum.

jeff.

Appliance Repair Aid

http://www.applianceaid.com/
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