drum bearing failed

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


Aug 12, 2011

3 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

took two screws off the front. They were behind the door. These screws held the top on. Lifted top off and took two screws from the frame holding the front door and panel on. Disconnected three wires and removed front panel. Laid dryer over on right side and removed four screws from bottom and back,two from control panel and removed left side.lifted drum out and removed belt. Removed nut cap and idler pulley wheel. Replaced same. removed three screws holding screen and rear drum bearing to drum. Replaced same. Removed electric heat coils from back and removed receiver for rear drum bearing. Replaced same. Put everything back in reverse order. Works better than new!!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Idler Pulley Wheel

Part Number: PS265721

In Stock

Rear Drum Bearing Kit

Part Number: PS267529

In Stock

Nut Cap

Part Number: PS267755

In Stock

Drive Belt

Part Number: PS1766009

In Stock