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I just replaced the motor in my Kenmore Series 90 dryer, When I'm running the dryer with no heat it runs as quite as could be expected for a ten year old dryer, When I run with heat the dryer starts making a progressively louder noise until I turn it off then after it cools down it is back to normal. Any ideas? Thanks

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It could be possibly your rear roller bearings expanding with heat causing them to not spin as freely? Im not really too sure but its an idea you dont have many moving parts on the unit. Just your idler pulley, blower wheel, and rollers. Hope this helps.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2010

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