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When I turn the dryer on, there's a loud continuous squelching noise.

When I turn the dryer one, there’s a very loud high pitch squelching sound like a bearing sound.

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@lsa196 what exact model number is your dryer? Does the sound appear once the drum turns? Does the drum turn? What have you checked?


Please attach a recording of the sound as the are about 12 things that can cause sounds.


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More than likely it's a belt slipping slightly on start up. My own dryer has started doing this recently when drying a large load.

Check your belts first and if they are ok have it checked by an appliance repairman for other possible causes.

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