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DBXR463ED1WW General Electric Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for DBXR463ED1WW parts

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The dryer was not heating up

  • Customer: Betty from Oakville, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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We watched the video of how to take the dryer apart and how to install the thermostat...after watching the video it was pretty easy

The knob broke

  • Customer: Sara from Destin, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took the knob and clip off the dryer and stuck the knew knob on!

broken knob

  • Customer: Erin from Tucson, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The old knob broke off & was no longer able to turn the pin to start the dryer. I simply slid the new knob onto the pin & it worked like new.

clothes were getting caught on the inside top of the drum

  • Customer: Kathryn from Scranton, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the directions on the video I uploaded.

front air duct assembly broken @ lint filter

  • Customer: J.R. from HAZEL GREEN, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair went just as the self help video showed on your web site. Since I was replacing front air duct assembly, and had unit disassembled I figured on replacing upper portion, bearing slides (as recommended) and lint basket. Now it as good as new. Thanks for the help!

Timer knob would not stop or start the dryer in the correct place. Looking at the back of the knob, the D ring was cracked.

  • Customer: Bob from Lincoln, NE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Bought both the knob and metal insert clip. Turns out that the clip was unnecessary as the knob came with the clip. The repair was quite simple. Simply pull out the old knob and insert the new, taking care to align the D.

Plastic timer knob broke and spun around freely

  • Customer: Larry from Austin, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I grabbed the broken knob firmly and pulled it straight off. I took the new knob and pressed it firmly into place.

No problem at all.

  • Customer: Sherrilan from North Charleston, SC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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I did as the video instruction showed me. I used the pliers and with one pull the metal piece came off and I just put the new knob on it did not take a minute.It was so easy. I am so happy to know that I can get my parts at a great price and do it myself. I have a service plan through my electric company that I pay a fee monthly and if I need services for any appliances there is an additional $25.00 for services and that does not include the part needed to fix my dryer. I ordered my own part with shipping and handling and it still came out less than $25 with no additional fee. I am very satisfied that I now can order parts and do it myself. Thank you PartSelet.

Noise while drum is rolling and at start up

  • Customer: Glenn from Prairieville, LA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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Reviewed problems with the dryer on line and ordered the parts. The only problem is that it takes two types of slide bearings which I did not order correctly. The video was great and had no problem installing the parts.

rotary switch had failed, needed replacement

  • Customer: Jonathan from Moorestown, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Hardest part was rustling up the proper screw driver. 1) Unplug dryer from outlet. 2) Pull plastic knobs off all switches. 3) Remove screws and remove control panel. 4) Remove rotary switch by gently prying up on hold-down arm and twisting entire switch mechanism. 5) Remove wires one at a time and attach to corresponding spade lugs on new switch. 6) Install switch and twist into place. 7) Replace panel. 8) Replace control knobs. Under 20 minutes.

Start switch not functioning properly

  • Customer: Frank from Leeds, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Remove Rear Upper Plate. Remove knob (from front of dryer). Orientate replacement switch next to original switch & label wires. Remove wires, grab switch firmly & twist counter clockwise. and pull out. Install new switch in same reverse manner. Reconnect wires, test & replace back plate.

Dryer would not shut off. If dryer door was opened while running and then door closed,dryer would restart without turning start knob.

  • Customer: Jerry from Simpsonville, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the dryer out away from wall. UNPLUG dryer. Using Phillips screwdriver remove the 5 screws holding the metal plate behind the back splash. Remove the 2 screws holding the smaller metal plate at bottom center of the larger . From the front pull the start knob straight out remove. Grasp switch and turn clockwise and pull out switch. Hold new switch and pull wire/ terminal one at a time and install on new switch. Repeat until all wires are installed on new switch. Rotate switch to approximately two o'clock position and while pushing turn switch counter clockwise to lock switch into position. Reinstall all plates that were removed. Plug back in and reinstall knob noting "d" shaped inside dial to line up with shaft.

Loud squeaking noise while drying

  • Customer: George from Tucson, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Unscrewed 2 screws to take front panel off, tilt and pull to remove. Unscrewed 2 more screws on left and right sides ( inside at top). Unsnapped bearing, inserted bearing guides and snapped new bearing into place. Slid felt into place along bottom drum bearing. Reattached top and front panels. Done. Works perfectly now.

Loud squeak like nails on a chalkboard.

  • Customer: Zachary from Newington, CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video was a great help, but when working on my general electric I removed the control panel screws and lifted the panel and the top and made it very easy then trying to get the top off without moving the control panel. Also, on general electric dryers covering the wires was a lint guard but using needle nose pilers going through the guard holes you can pull off and reattach the wires then using fingers. My repair time took longer then what was posted by others, I took time to clean all the lint ducts on the machine before putting it back together. Runs smoother, drys in less time, and the noise is down to a steady quiet hum.

Dryer was making a squeaking noise.

  • Customer: Karen from Cochranville, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed top of dryer. Unscrewed dryer door. Took off door, leaned it on my feet. I didn't remove wires. Slide off bearing from front of drum. Replaced bearing slides White and Gray on bearing. Put on new bearing. Screwed dryer door back. Replaced dryer top.
All Instructions for the DBXR463ED1WW
706-720 of 745