Dryer was eating and shredding clothes

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

ModelDPSR405GA2WW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

LARRY From WALNUT, CA

May 21, 2010

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Removed Two Screws securing top of dryer to front of dryer. Removed 4 screws securing button panel to back of dryer. Removed top and set it to the side.
removed 2 screws securing front to sides and removed front of dryer, leaving electrical connectors connected. Removed old felt from lower drum support and removed old worn out upper drum bearing(only one slide was left). Snapped new drum bearing into front, installed new slides on drum bearing and new felt. Reinstalled all components in reverse of dismantle and fired her up. Works like a charm. My children hated the electrical dryer I was using in interim.

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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

$6.92
In Stock

Front Drum Bearing

Part Number: PS960316

$18.13
In Stock

Lower Front Felt Drum Seal (Now subbed to FELT TRAP DUCT)

Part Number: PS9861764

$5.55
In Stock