Clothes were getting caught in the drum seal, resulting in burn and stain marks.

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

David From Pearland, TX

Apr 12, 2008

0 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Reading these hints really helped me to find the right parts and do the replacement. I pulled the dryer out to allow room for the top to flip up and unplugged the power cord. I used the putty knife at the front to pop back the latches under the lid and used the chisel to prop the first latch while I poped the second latch. After raising the lid, I used the chisel to pry off the connectors from the door switch. I used a flashlight and Phillips screwdriver to remove the 2 screws inside the front panel. The remaining latches popped free when I pulled the panel straight back; I lifted the panel to remove it from the lower tabs. I forgot to notice the orientation of the seals before removing (doh). I used the chisel to scrape most of the old seals off and an acetone cleaner to disolve the glue. This took about 30 minutes, and the solvent was cleaned and dried off before I glued the new seals on. I used clothes pins at each end of the seals to keep them from slipping off while the glue dried. When I replaced the front panel, the exhaust seal wanted to push up, so I leaned the panel out when inserting into the lower tabs. I replaced the Phillips screws and plugged in the door switch and power cord.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Front Lower Drum Seal

Part Number: PS460194

In Stock

Upper Drum Glide

Part Number: PS470317

In Stock