DRYER MADE HIGH PITCH NOISE, REAR BRG WORN AND DRUM GLIDES WORN

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer

ModelFSE748GFS0

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Joachim From Marlborough, CT

Nov 12, 2009

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REMOVED TOP PANEL - DISCONNECTED HARNESS FROM FRONT PANEL- REMOVED FRONT PANEL- REMOVED ACCESS DOOR TO BELT TENSIONER ON BACK PANEL - TOOK BELT OFF TENSIONER- REMOVED DRUM

REMOVED UPPER FELT WITH WORN GLIDE PADS FROM FRONT PANEL - REMOVED MOST OF OLD GLUE FROM PANEL (SMALL FILE) AND GLUED ON NEW FELT STRIP WITH GLIDE PADS - LET SIT TO CURE

REMOVED THREE PHILLIPS SCREWS HOLDING REAR BRG TO THE DRUM AND REMOVED BRG - REMOVED TWO PHILLIPS SCREWS FROM REAR PANEL HOLDING PLASTIC BRACKET, SUPPORTING BRACKET AND BACK CLIP TO THE REAR PANEL AND REPLACED WITH NEW (USE A DROP OF GREASE TO HOLD THE LITTLE BALL BRG IN PLACE DURING INSTALLATION, MAKE SURE YOU DON'T LOOSE IT)

INSTALL NEW BRG TO THE DRUM (SINCE THEY ARE SELF CUTTING SCREW DIFFICULT TO INSTALL THROUGHT HE DRUM, I "PRE-CUT" ONE OF THE THREADS THEN INSTALLED THE REAR BRG TO THE DRUM, SCREW DRIVER WAS OF RATCHED TYPE WITH A LONG EXTENSION - FILLED THE PLASTIC BRACKET WITH THE GREASE - INSTALLED DRUM AND FRONT PANEL - TENSIONED THE BELT - INSTALLED TOP PANEL AND ACCESS REAR PANEL - DONE - I USED THE OPPRTUNITY TO VACCUM THE INTERIOR OF THE DRYER, LOT OF LINT
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THERE IS A PLASTIC GUIDE ON TOP OF THE HEATING ELEMENTS WHICH IS BURNT AND SHOULD HAVE BEEN REPLACED BUT I COULD NOT FIND IT IN A CATALOGUE. ANYBODY ANY IDEA? ALSO INSTRUCTIONS FOR GLIDE SAY TO CHECK THE PAINT ON THE DRUM, WHAT IF IT IS DAMAGED OR GONE?

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Rear Drum Bearing Kit

Part Number: PS459829

$19.92
In Stock

Upper Drum Glide

Part Number: PS470317

$19.26
In Stock