How do I know if my drum rollers are bad?

How do I know if my drum rollers are bad?

If the contents of the drum check out okay, then a bad drum support roller could be causing a thumping noise. A scraping noise can indicate damage to the drum glide bearing or felt drum seal. Suspect the drive motor if you hear a buzzing or whining noise while the dryer runs.

Can you put a dryer drum in backwards?

However, the dryer drum looks symmetrical so I took it out, reversed the orientation and re-inserted it. It spins fine, and more importantly the dryer drum doesn’t squeak this way!

Can a squeaky dryer cause a fire?

Are squealing bearings the most common cause of dryer fires?, No. Depending on the make and model of your dryer, squeaks may be caused by a worn tub support roller, worn rear drum mount bearings, worn belt idler pulley, worn front glides or felt, worn blower squirrel cage bearings or even worn drive motor bearings.

What would cause my dryer to squeak?

Depending on the make and model of your dryer, squeaks may be caused by a worn tub support roller, worn rear drum mount bearings, worn belt idler pulley, worn front glides or felt, worn blower squirrel cage bearings or even worn drive motor bearings. Open the dryer door, reach inside and take a firm hold of the drum.