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Chris Pollock

Chris Pollock - web developer & ecommerce entrepreneur
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If your dryer sounds like its grinding metal on metal, then it probably is!

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Our family has been tormented by a metal on metal sound from our dryer for months.  It suddenly got worse and my wife wanted it fixed.  I delved into home appliance repair heads first deconstructing my dryer to find the culprit.  Props to my wife who did the research online to find the possible problem.  Our problem was that the back bearing was none existent (who knows how long its been gone) and then support axle was running metal on metal again the bracket.  You can tell from the pictures that it had been going on for quite some time.

I've got hand it to GE, despite all this carnage inside the dryer, it was still functioning quite well (just a little noisy).  I was also pleased to find out that inside a dryer is not a mangled mess of wires and equipment but a very straight forward system that I am sure just about any man with a mechanical mind could figure out (so save yourself the service call).  

I also want to express appreciation to the helpful people Affordable Appliance Service: http://www.affordableappliance.com  They helped my wife initially determine what the problem might be and they sent us a replacement part at a very good price and very quickly. 

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Chris Pollock

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Rochester, New York

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Beautiful summer day in RochesterLicensed to kill...deer that is. And small woodland varmits"Daddy I'm cool" :sunglasses:Mmmm marsh mellows@ladyloki, Look a new one!!! Very english. Almost can't detect the lavender, but very tasty!! I'll get you one for when you visit Rochester if they're still at the store next time I go. #kombucha ##jetlagBackGatwick airport.... how it looks to spend 12 hours there:grimacing:. Kids did an amazing jobs helping cart around ALL our 25+ bags!!! God sent many helpful people along the way. #tryagaintoday #flightcancelled #lifewithboys #25 hours later back in home sweet home. Love is not efficient- both of these guys met me at the airport at 2am!Homeward boundWelcome to the This is our newest addition to the rental property, care of Lucas finding a rock on the floor inside and dutifully trying to throw it out the open door opposite this now shattered pane. Just had the glazier here Friday to get replacement panes for broken Lucas has self captioned this original piece of artwork. He calls it "Broken Glass"! #lifewithboysKids love the rain. Maybe a connection between this and the fact that unless we become like children we will not enter the kingdom of God.Great Britain comes complete with free blackberries!!!! Super sweet. #berrygreatbritain