Why is my dryer making a clunking sound?
Consequently, why does my dryer sound like it has shoes in it?
The drive belt may become frayed or cracked as it ages. A worn belt can cause a thumping sound when the drum turns. The dryer may have a loose blower wheel. The blower wheel draws air through the dryer's exhaust vent.
Likewise, what does a bad dryer motor sound like? Gas and electric dryers have a motor that turns the blower and the dryer drum. A defective motor can produce a variety of sounds, such as a ratting noise from a loose pulley, a high-pitched noise from a bad bearing or bushing or a humming noise from a bad winding or switch on the motor.
Thereof, why is my tumble dryer making a banging noise?
If the tumble dryer is noisy when its turning and the whole appliance is shaking and rumbling, it could be indicative of a problem with the drum bearings, which help the wheels turn freely and easily. If the banging noise is continuous when the drum is turning then it might be problem with the drum itself.
What does a bad dryer drum roller sound like?
Drum rollers are in the rear of the dryer, on the left and right-hand side. Is it a fast rattling noise? While thumping noises are associated with the drum or belt, rattling noises are often from the blower wheel. Your blower wheel will be at the front of the dryer at the end of the motor shaft.