Old Idler pulley and door gasket were damaged and needed to be replaced.

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Kathryn From Clinton, MA

Nov 02, 2007

7 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

1) Removed rear louvered panel (used nut driver to remove two screws) to access damaged idler pulley. Pulled idler pulley assembly out of the slot of the spacer portion of the idler pulley mounting nut (screws into motor housing) and detached spring. Installation of new idler pulley is reverse of removal.
2) Removed door (6 phillps screws). Disassembled door by removing 2 screws that attach front and back plate of door. Reomved old damaged door gasket and installed new door gasket.

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Part Number: PS453340

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Part Number: PS454309

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Idler Pulley Assembly

Part Number: PS457526

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