Electrolux dryer making loud noise

Electrolux dryer making loud noise. Is your Electrolux dryer making noise? We’ve got you covered. The tumbling action of your laundry machine and the spinning of the clothes inside it can cause noise, but that’s not always the case.

It isn’t uncommon for an acoustic humming or whistling sound to emanate from a tumbling clothing appliance.

In this guide, we disassemble some digital tumble dryers and try to diagnose some of the most common noises from them.

Electrolux dryer making loud noise

electrolux dryer making loud noise

Over time the outer ring of the dryer drum wears out. If it is worn out, it may make noise.

If the support rollers are worn out or start binding, then it may make a loud rumble noise.

The support rollers can be accessed by removing the vibrating assembly belt and turning the drum by hand to check for wear.

 Drive Belt Worn out

The drive belt is a long, slender loop that wraps around the dryer drum, turns through the tension pulley (that pulley thing you see on your front load washer), then goes back to itself

 drive belt worn out

until it reaches its starting point.

The drive belt is important on your washing machine because it provides low resistance for turning the drum.

If something happens to it, your machine will start making noise and most likely slow down or even fail completely.

Inspect the drive belt regularly so that if anything happens, you can fix it right away to avoid unpleasant surprises.

Faulty Blower Wheel

faulty blower wheel

Blower wheels are no different from any other piece of machinery.

They can get dirty and or clogged with dust and, even worse, small items that could have accidentally got sucked inside the blower wheel by accident.

If you’ve noticed a drop in the performance of your machine, chances are it’s probably because of something like this.

The smartest thing for you to do is open up the machine and check if there is anything stuck in between or around the blower wheel itself.

Furthermore, if after checking under these situations, you’re still getting nowhere,

it might be time for a complete replacement instead as this problem cannot be sorted out with DIY tools. Of course, don’t forget to order a new one instead!

Replaces the drive motor

The drive motor bearings (which will be discussed in-depth within our blog publication) are frequently the culprit of error code H2, but this is rare.

Before you invest your time and effort into replacing the drive motor for error code H2, it’s important to first check more commonly defective parts such as the control board or belts.

If any of these other components are damaged or inoperable, go ahead and replace them (as mentioned within this publication).

However, if all of these components appear to be working properly, replace the drive motor (as previously stated).

Damage Drum Roller

One or more of the electric drum rollers might be worn out. The drum contains two front rollers, and most washing machines contain two rear rollers holding up the washtub as well.

When the drum rollers are worn out, they can be a sign that there is something wrong with the driving force transmission system during operation.

To determine if there is a problem with your drums, check to see if any of these parts need replacing.

Defective Dryer Drum Roller Axle

If your dryer is rumbling, check the Roller Axles. The roller axle is a metal shaft that supports the drum roller and helps it to spin smoothly.

The axle allows the drum roller to spin at a constant speed while the drum spins.  If you see that your bearings are worn or if they show signs of rusting or pitting, then you can replace them.

Drum Bearing is at fault

The drum bearing supports the rear of the dryer drum. Over time, the drum bearing wears out and will cause a squealing or grinding noise due to friction if the dryer is turned on its side to be serviced.

In order to determine if the drum bearing is worn out, remove the dryer belt and attempt to rotate it using both hands.

If you have an assistant who can hold the laundry door shut while rotating it, that will eliminate issues with the friction caused by movement.

If there’s any sort of resistance occurring during rotation, the most likely cause for this issue is a worn-out drum bearing that needs replacing.

Maintenance Kit issue

If your dryer is making noise and being a bit difficult, you can take care of the problem quickly and easily by purchasing a dryer maintenance kit.

Dryer maintenance kits always include parts that are most likely to be defective whenever there is a lot of noise coming from the dryer or whenever it’s refusing to work at all.

Simply doing a search for it online should bring you the brand names that sell the kits compatible with your model, and you should be good to go.

 Idler Assembly and Idler Pulley

 idler assembly and idler pulley

Inspect the idler assembly and idler pulley for signs of wear.

If either is worn or damaged,

it is recommended that the drive belt be replaced along with the corresponding component.

Electrolux dryer making loud noise

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