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DBXR463EG1WW General Electric Dryer - Instructions

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Door handle had broken off; lint trap needed replacement

  • Customer: Christine from New York NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The replacement handle, though it didn't look like the handle it was replacing, fit perfectly. Simply put the 'hinge' parts in place and then snapped the handle right onto the dryer; a perfect fit. Same for the filter - removed the old one, took out the remaining lint/dust and replaced the filter with the new one. Took no time at all, and works beautifully.

Excessive noise while dryer drum rotating

  • Customer: Douglas from Etowah NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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The Felt Drum Seal actually fell apart and got pulled into the area between the drum and the front drum bearing. I pulled out the seal, looked at ps.com's schematics, and ordered the drum seal and the 4 bearing slides. I figured I might as well replace the slides while the top and front of the dryer were off. Previous postings and the video were very helpful. I did take off the dryer door (remove 2 screws and loosen 2 screws to take it off) to make it easier to remove the dryer front. Do watch the wires to the door switch and the light: gently move the dryer front just far enough from the dryer to get behind it. Install felt seal and make sure it is completely in the guides with flat side against the dryer front. Install bearing slides exactly the same way as the old ones: they just clip into place. Have a brush or vacuum handy to clean the channel from the dryer lint trap. Mine was full of lint. You will have to reach in and raise the dryer drum slightly to put it back on top of the front bearing as you reinstall the dryer front. Very easy repair for anyone with a small amount of mechanical ability. I estimate I saved the cost of a $150 service call ($75 to show up and minimum 1-hour of labor at $75 in my area). Thanks parts.com!

Dryer would shut off after 5 - 8 minutes and making rubbing noise.

  • Customer: Jane from Oakville CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and found it to be a very simple and easy installation.

Loud Screeching noise when dryer was turned on to run

  • Customer: Michael from Gibsonton FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Pretty easy fix with the removal of 4 screws, disconnected front panel , disconnected wires on front panel, removed top panel, once all panels were removed pulled out drum, while removing belt, removed damaged rear drum bearing held in place by 3 screws replaced new rear drum bearing, Removed light bulb, popped out plastic front drum bearing replaced 4 new drum slides on new front bearing popped it back in place, removed old felt strip, replaced with new felt strip, put it all back together front panel first, removed four screws on control panel to make the top panel easier to replace, and fired it up, it was as quiet as new, great videos that made the job allot easier and saved a ton of money to boot. Thank you for your quick delivery time as well..

horrible squeaking noise

  • Customer: Robert from Kirkville NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I removed the drum from the dryer (the instructional videos on this site showed me exactly what to expect) and it got easier from there. The old O-ring on the rear bearing had broken and the sleeve was moderately worn, but both were easily slipped off by hand and replaced. As for the front bearing, the new slide plates inserted onto the edge of the new bearing plate easily. The old front bearing was badly worn, and except for one, all of the slide plates were worn to nothing. This was apparently the cause of the terrible squeaking noise. After removing the light buld and applying a little pressure, the old bearing popped out and the new one replaced it just as easily. You must remember that there are 4 slide plates that mount to this bearing and they are SOLD SEPERATELY! You have to buy 2 black ones and 2 white ones and each is sold individually. Once replaced, the dryer worked good as new! While I had the dryer apart, I removed all of the built-up lint from the exhaust line and the interior of the unit with my hands and a shop-vac. My dryer now runs squeak free and my drying times have decreased substantially due to the cleanout of debris. I highly suggest you watch the instructional videos on this site, they are extremely accurate.

Dryer was making loud noise when in use.

  • Customer: miguel from alvin TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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first, I watched the helpful videos. I then removed the screws that are located inside the door and screws from for top panel to remove front and top panel. When I opened the front panel I saw that the front drum bearing was half destroyed from the years of drum rubbing. I Replace front drum bearing and slides and now dryer sounds like a brand new quiet dryer.

Dryer Drum was squeaking very loudly

  • Customer: Scott from Randolph MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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watched the Video on PartSelect.com Before I did the repair. . ordered the parts that where suggested.. Once the parts arrived to my home I again watched the repair video and proceeded to do the dryer repair with ease! I replaced the Drum Bearing slide, Front Drum Bearing and the Drum Bearing Slide.. It was a very easy repair to do and saved me a lot of money by doing it myself! The Video that showed how to do the repair was very helpful as well. .

squeaking when running

  • Customer: Dan from Montgomery TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Very easy.

Clothes would get caught in the drum slide

  • Customer: Daniel from Baton Rouge LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The clothes would get caught where the drum slide should be (it was almost totally worn down) and would leave black marks. I watched Parts Select youtube video. Bought the parts needed from Parts Select. They arrived within a couple of days. I replaced the 2 drum slides and no more getting caught. Took about 20 minutes.

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
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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.

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.

Dry squealed so loud you needed ear plugs!

  • Customer: Warren from Tyndall AFB FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was extremely easy to do. The video was perfectly done and described everything one needed to do in very simplistic details.

Dryer was screaching /making noise & cloths were getting caught at top of drum

  • Customer: Harry from Barnesville OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the online video & it was very easy to do ! We initially called a repair person who told us it would cost $150-$200 to fix , but he could sell us a used one he had that was newer for less !! My wife got on the internet & found the site and video to order parts & do it yourself which was really easy and cost about %45,00 to do !!!

Front,rear bearings.Also belt.

  • Customer: TIM from NORTH AURORA IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Unscrewed the top lid screws located in door opening.Removed lid.Unscrewed the front cover screws located at top corners of cover, underneath where the top lid was.Pulled out drum,removing belt at same time.Removed the rear bearing unit,installed new one.Really easy.Took front bearing off front cover,it just snaps on.Installed new bearing,with 4 new slides.Reassembled machine,replacing old belt at the same time.Done.It really is that easy.Spent more time cleaning lint out of dryer interior than actual mechanical work,I think.
All Instructions for the DBXR463EG1WW
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