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My electric dryer makes a loud grinding noise on start up.

Customer Question

My electric dryer makes a loud grinding noise on start up. Dries for a good 20 mins then stops giving a PAU and won't restart for another 30-60 mins
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Frigidaire affinity faqe7111lw
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I have an appointment next week with sears but I really prefer to do it myself
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I figured out how to take the back off and located the blower on the front to check for obstruction
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer my name is ***** ***** I will be the one to assist you. Give me just a moment to go through your information and I will be right with you.

Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 8 months ago.

When starting a load do you notice if the unit is spinning?

Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 8 months ago.

Are you receiving any error codes when this happens?

Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 8 months ago.

I just sent over an offer for the service manual for you to be able to enter your dryer into test mode so we can see whats going on.