Why is my brand new dryer squeaking?
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 causes my GE dryer to squeak?
Dryer motor and bearings: The dryer motor has bearings that allow the drive shaft to spin. If the motor emits a noticeable squeak as it’s running, it could be that these bearings are wearing out. If the wheel pulley’s bearing is squeaking, a spray of lithium grease may be enough to silence that irritating squeak.
Why is my Maytag dryer squealing?
When your Maytag dryer is squeaking or squealing, there are several part malfunctions that could be the cause: Worn drive belt: the drive belt rotates the dryer drum. Over time it can become frayed or torn, resulting in a squeaking sound. In this case, the drive belt will need to be replaced.
Is it worth getting a dryer repaired?
If a dryer is relatively new (five years or less), having it repaired can extend its life that much longer and save money in the long run. It can be worth spending $150 – $200 to repair a midrange or high-end dryer that’s less than three years old, for example.