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New dryer works great, but fills house with a hum noise


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#21 NickG

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 07:52 PM

Whirlpool WGD4800XQ  Just thought I would update you since I am sure you lose sleep at night wondering...   ;)

 

I called the store and told them it didn't work.  The hum remains.  I was in the basement while talking to thim and the guy said he could hear it over the phone.  He assured me this is a fluke and this should not happen again and this is very rare.... and they swapped the dryer today....  Same dryer/model.....

 

.....Same noise

 

GRRRRRR #&!&!$**^!!!

 

And not only does it make the same noise, but there is a dull *thud* on each revolution ANNND... a consistant little squeak noise that does not match cadence with the revolution of the drum

 

Maybe I will try the Speed Queen that I was origianally going to get.  Just confused now.

 

 :(



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