Very loud squeeks coming from dryer

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Gretchen From Port Republic, VA

Feb 06, 2010

2 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I had to remove all screws from the back of the dryer, control panel, and one side. Pulled top off. Took out two screws that held front door panel on. Disconnected 3 wires into door and completely removed door panel. Disconneted pink wire from heating element then slide belt off drum as I removed the drum. Pulled off the old completly worn out drum bearing sleeve and replaced it. Replaced drum slides as some were worn through. Had a little trouble getting belt back on when I reconnected everything but for 50 dollars in parts and shipping I have working dryer, so I would say it was well worth the effort.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Retainer O-Ring

Part Number: PS266776

In Stock

Drum Bearing Sleeve

Part Number: PS266777

In Stock

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

Part Number: PS755842

In Stock

Dryer Drum Slide (Now subbed to Drum Bearing Slide)

Part Number: PS6447706

In Stock