Why is my Bosch dryer making grinding noise?

Why is my Bosch dryer making grinding noise?

A grinding noise could be the result of a metal object being present in the drum. Check for a coin, key or any other metal object that could have landed inside the drum. Another likely explanation for a grinding noise is that the wheel rollers have been worn out.

Why is my dryer making a grinding noise?

If your dryer is making a grinding noise, the culprit is usually the drum bearing. The drum bearing is in the back of the appliance behind the dryer drum. When this part gets worn down, the drum rubs against the back of the casing and causes a distinct grinding noise.

How do I fix the sound on my Bosch dryer?

If the drum makes squealing or grinding sounds when turned and/or is hard to turn, check the drum bearing and replace it if necessary. Most dryers have two drum support rollers on the rear of the drum, and some dryers have two more rollers supporting the front of the drum. The rollers must spin freely to work properly.

Why does my dryer make a rattling noise?

A damaged idler pulley, idler pulley bracket or idler pulley tension spring could also cause a loud noise such as banging or squealing. If you hear the dryer making a loud rattling noise while tumbling, check the blower fan blade. A scraping noise can indicate damage to the drum glide bearing or felt drum seal.

Are tumble dryers noisy?

Tumble dryers are normally quite noisy when operating due to the number of moving parts involved in the drying process. However, if they start making unusual sounds that you don’t normally hear, you need to find the cause, because an unusual noise can be the sign of a problem.

How do I fix my tumble dryer noise?

Rumbling sound as the drum rotates – the common reason for a rumbling sound coming as your tumble dryer’s drum rotates is the support wheels have gone out of shape. We recommend testing this, by manually rotating the drum slowly, and if you feel a regular bump you’ll need to check and replace the support wheels.