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Maytag Dryer Mod#LDE8704ACE
Upon start, motor makes a loud humming and drum has to be pushed to start
Answer Hello John. You have a bad motor. This is the correct part you will need. Thanks.
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Have replaced Idler pulley, 2 tub rollers , and tub belt still sounds like bearing in motor I think I need replace motor but not sure don't know what else could be?
With all that has been replaced, the motor would most likely be the cause of the noise. Double check the blower wheel to make sure that the wheel is not damaged.
Squeals during start up . Then it will do it off and during the cycle. Blower motor?
Answer Hello Bill. Check the blower. If it is good and tight, you may have an issue with the motor needing to be replaced in the unit.