Squeaky and serious drum vibration when running

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Neapolis, OH

Nov 15, 2012

Unplugged dryer. Safety first. Removed 2 screws in side the door opening so I could remove the top. Removed 2 screws to remove dryer front panel. Snapped off the old drum bearing and lower guide after disconnecting electric wires. Removed and replaced old felt on lower guide and snapped back in place. Snapped front drum bearing into place.Remember to reoplace the wires back onto their connector pins. Installed new slides by hooking end with small hole over pin on right side of front drum bearing and inserting other end into slot. Green slide on top 2 slots and white on each side slots. Hooked electric wires back up. Replaced frotn panes and screws. Replaced top and screws. Plugged dryer back in and test ran. All was quiet and running smoothly. Loade a large load of wet clothes. Dryer ran like new. Added up savings of over $500.00. Took wife out to eat and a movie with some of savings instead of buying new dryer. Wife now happy. All in family now happy. I'm her Hero. Thanks PartSelect.

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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