DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (http://www.diychatroom.com/)
-   Appliances (http://www.diychatroom.com/f47/)
-   -   dryer screeches when started (http://www.diychatroom.com/f47/dryer-screeches-when-started-155731/)

ajp3 09-03-2012 06:58 PM

dryer screeches when started
 
we have a maytag neptune intellidry that screeches (sounds like metal on metal). the sound goes away completely after a while, and the drier is drying and spinning the clothes, but the sound is extreme upon start-up. any suggestions?

joecaption 09-03-2012 07:01 PM

If you Google the make and Model # lots of self help parts breakdowns and trouble shooting guides come up.

DannyT 09-03-2012 07:05 PM

i have only fixed one dryer and it did the same thing. mine was a little plastic idler pulley that had worn out. i replaced the belt at the same time. but like joe said get a diagram of the parts and how they go together first.

orange 09-03-2012 07:44 PM

I tried Joe's suggestion and found this

http://www.partselect.ca/AdvancedMod...#pscomredirect

You may find something here.

hardwareman 09-03-2012 08:08 PM

you will have to disassemble the dryer to find out whether you have a bad idler pulley or rear roller. One of them is rusty and dry, do not let it go to long or it will lead to further problems.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:45 AM.


Copyright 2003-2014 Escalate Media LP. All Rights Reserved