Dryer squeaking

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Arlington, TX

Jul 22, 2009

5 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

Removed top - 2 screws. 2 more and the front comes off. I left the wires connected, and leaned the front against the wall. I then popped the drum bearing, with the slides off of the front, and pulled the felt from the lower half. I took some extra time cleaning lint with a shop vac. I then assembled the new parts back onto the front, and pulled the felt into position - it was a little fussy getting it right. The front panel and the top go back, and it`s done. I am glad I ordered the drum bearing, as the felt was worn much more than I would have guessed. This job could probably be done in 15 minutes next time, not including lint clean-up.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dryer Drum Slide (Now subbed to Drum Bearing Slide)

Part Number: PS6447706

In Stock

Front Drum Bearing (Now subbed to Top Bearing)

Part Number: PS9493079

In Stock

Lower Front Felt Drum Seal (Now subbed to Duct Felt Seal)

Part Number: PS9861764

In Stock