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DDC4497AEL General Electric Dryer - Overview

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$46.29

Rear Drum Bearing Kit

This rear drum bearing kit comes with a shaft, bearing and installation instructions. The bearing plate comes with a slot in it for the ground strap. Helps keep your dryer running...

$8.52

Drive Belt

This belt has a length of 87 inches, width of 1/4”, flat, with 4 ridges.

$2.79

LATCH DOOR

$4.41

Rear Drum Bearing

This part is the rear dryer drum bearing only. This part helps keep your dryer running smoothly as possible with as little noise as possible.

$3.84

Adjustable Leveling Screw

$23.29

Front Drum Slide Kit

This front drum slide kit comes with two slides with the apppropriate mounting hardware.

$1.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$22.62

Gas Igniter

Be very careful to not handle the igniter by its gray part. Hold it by its white tip only.

$7.89

Idler Pulley Wheel

This white idler pulley is used for many clothes dryers. A dryer's idler pulley wheel serves to help the belt to rotate the drum.

$36.29

Blower Wheel

This wheel attaches to the motor.

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dryer belt broke

  • Customer: Matt from La Belle MO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 87 of 100 people found this instruction helpful
first I took the dryer apart 1st thing i did was unplug the power supply (safety first) then I removed the top of the unit then removed the front cleaned all the lint from the inside of the cabinet I found the proper belt size on part select.com the next day I had my dryer belt delivered (which cost 1/3 the price of the local repair shop price)
then I ... read more

Gas dryer heat would not come on

  • Customer: Jeff from Seattle WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 26 of 35 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged dryer, opened lower panel. Loosened the bolt that holds igniter assembly to gas unit and removed old igniter. Put new igniter in the pinch clamp then (being VERY careful so as not to crack new part) replaced igniter assembly and tightened its bolt firmly. Voilà, ignition! read more

main motor bearings frozen

  • Customer: John from Grand Rapids MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 28 of 52 people found this instruction helpful
Having recently replaced the heating elements and main bearing on the dryer I knew how to take the thing apart, getting to the motor was easy. However, the fan side of the shaft was longer than the original so I had to bend out the metal front panel where the fan is located so it would spin without grinding against the front of the dryer. That done, the re... read more