How to Fix a Squeaky Dryer

When your cherished Whirlpool starts singing songs you’ve never heard before, there could be a number of issues at play. Thankfully, there are a few easy ways to fix this squeaky headache. The dryer is a rather simple device with minimal moving parts inside, which makes isolating the squeaky part a rather deductive process. The main culprits are normally the belt, the idler pulley, the drum bearing, or the motor itself.

If your appliance is still under warranty, the manufacturer will be liable to fix these issues. If your warranty has expired, however, you’ll have to fix the faulty part(s) yourself — or invest in a