Drum would not turn when clothes were loaded.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Gerald From Hampton, GA

May 24, 2012

I went online for instructions and replaced the worn parts. My son-in-law had already tried a new belt, which did not work because of the wear on the bearing and slides. I found the web site to be very helpful because I had not seen the dryer prior to disassembly by my son-in-law. The old slides were worn so much that the drum was wearing a hole in the bearing. I advise replacing the slides when the dryer begins to make a squeaking noise and not wait for the bearing to start to wear.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Bearing Slide - White

Part Number: PS755842

In Stock

Drum Slide - Green (Now subbed to Drum Bearing Slide)

Part Number: PS6447706

In Stock

Front Drum Bearing (Now subbed to Top Bearing)

Part Number: PS9493079

In Stock

Lower Front Felt Drum Seal (Now subbed to Duct Felt Seal)

Part Number: PS9861764

In Stock