Squeaking and black marks on clothes.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

David From Lawrenceville, GA

Nov 25, 2008

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Unplug the dryer. Remove top panel (remove two screws on the upper inside edge of the dryer door). Lift the front panel from front (tabs and slots at the back) and lift off. Remove the front panel (remove a screw from each side - top/front). Front panel sits on two feet at the bottom, tilt it forward from the top and lift it up (careful not to damage the electrical connection at the bottom left side). I found the dryer had another damaged part (plastic guide that the Slide WH and the Drum Slides connected to was badly worn). After ordering the additional part I attached the slides (white and gray) to the guide. Set the front panel back on the two feet and tilt it back into place (you'll need to slightly raise the drum back into position - easy). Replace the two screws that connect the front panel. Replace the top cover. The whole repair took less than 1/2 an hour including the time it took to vacuum out the dust. Total cost, about $35!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Front Dryer Drum Slide (Now subbed to Drum Bearing Slide - White)

Part Number: PS755842

$6.93
In Stock

Dryer Drum Slide (Now subbed to Drum Bearing Slide)

Part Number: PS6447706

$4.20
In Stock