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Thread: Samsung Front Load Dryer - Loud Electrical Hum when starts then quiet

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    Samsung Front Load Dryer - Loud Electrical Hum when starts then quiet

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    Age: Less than 1 year

    Model Number: DV42H5200EWA3
    Brand: Samsung
    Age: 1-5 years

    Greetings - This is a stacked front load dryer that when you start it with wet clothes, the motor seems to give off a very loud hum like it is straining. It is not grinding or a scraping issue. After a few minutes, the hum gets quieter. When the dryer is empty, the dryer is quiet. I believe it might be a drive motor starting to go bad, but before I take the unit apart and replace it, I figured I would confirm with some of the experts on here that it might not be something else.

    Here is a 5 second video on YouTube where you can hear the loud hum once it starts -

    Here is the dryer about 5 minutes later and how much quieter it dropped to - https://youtube.com/shorts/3e9R99I31uY

    Thanks in advance.

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    As an update for anyone who ever has a similar issue, I ordered a replacement motor, belt and idler pulley from Amazon for around $100. Issue is resolved.

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