Why does my GE gas dryer squeak?
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Then, how do you fix a squeaky GE gas dryer?
- Squeak Location. There are three main areas in a dryer where it may squeak.
- Belt. When the belt squeaks, remove the top cover of the dryer and inspect the belt.
- Drum Bearing.
- Idler Pulley.
- Dryer Motor.
Subsequently, question is, is a squeaky dryer dangerous? If your dryer is making a squealing noise it is most likely your bearing or drive belt. The belt can then slip on the drum or motor to cause squeaking. If this is the case, the solution is to replace the worn belt. There is a chance a fire could occur if the problem is not addressed.
Similarly, it is asked, what causes my GE dryer to squeak?
The drum bearings are the most common thing to cause GE dryer noisy problems. There is also one bearing in back in the center of the drum. If any of these bearings are bad, then you will hear a squealing noise when the dryer is running. To check this first unplug dryer.
How much does it cost to fix a squeaky dryer?
Then, it's possible to remove the old belt, vacuum the debris and then replace it with the new belt. Professionals cost about $200 to fix noisy dryers. Does not start: If the dryer will not start, the high limit thermostat or heating element may need to be replaced.