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My heavy duty Hotpoint dryer just started making a very very

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My heavy duty Hotpoint dryer just started making a very very loud banging rattling sound, what could be wrong? This machine is a gas dryer and very old, but has always run so good still, until now. The sound it makes is terrific, so something has broken or?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 4 months ago.

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Answer:

Most likely the bearing may be bad on the unit and possibly a bad set of front glides. This is completely repairable and would be worth fixing. It may cost about 150-200 for a tech to fix it FYI.

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