When the dryer is running it makes a screachy, squeaky noise.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Scott From Roseville, CA

Aug 06, 2012

Easier than I thought it would be. I was hoping it was the front bearing because replacing the rear bearing looked pretty gnarly. Unplugged the dryer from the outlet. Removed two screws inside the door frame. Lifted the top off. Unscrewed the two screws holding the front on. Lifted the front panel off, careful of the wires going to the door. Popped out the old front bearing by releasing the two clips at the top. The old bearing was pretty trashed. The two grey/green slides were in tatters and one of the white ones was missing. Not too much lint inside the dryer, but the lint trap was pretty clogged. Cleaned the insides out with the shop-vac. Inserted the new slides into the new bearing an snapped it back into place, careful to make sure the light went in the hole. The felt gasket at the botton was in good shape so did not replace it. Replaced the panels screwed them back to together and it fired up smooth and quiet.

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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