Loud scraping noise when drum rotated

ApplianceHotpoint Dryer

ModelDLL3480SBLWH

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Henery From Ramsey, NJ

Feb 01, 2008

21 out of 28 people found this instruction helpful

1. Opened door.
2. Using phillips head screwdriver. Removed two screws holding down top of machine.
3. Swung machine top lid back.
4. Disconnect two wires from door switch.
5. Using socket wrench removed two hex head machine screws holding front panel onto machine.
6. While reaching in through door to hold drum, Swung entire front panel down and away from machine and carefully rested drum on frame.
7. Using flat head screwdriver, pryed worn drum bearing off of front panel.
8. Removed Support Spanner (white flexible plastic piece approx 8" x 2") from old drum bearing and put on new drum bearing.
9. Put new teflon drum slides (this model takes 3) on replacement drum bearings.
10. Snapped new drum bearing in place on front panel.
11. Reverse step 1-6 above.
TIME: APPROX 20-30 MINUTES.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Front Drum Bearing

Part Number: PS267867

$42.41
In Stock

Drum Slide Bearing

Part Number: PS267877

$5.73
In Stock