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DDC4500SAM General Electric Dryer - Overview

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$6.69

Drum Bearing Slide - White

This is a drum bearing slide, also known as bearing drum slide, glide, or pad, that is fitted to a dryer. The slide functions by supporting the front drum as the drum rotates. This...

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$4.12

Drum Bearing Slide - Green

The drum slides give support to the front of the dryer drum. As they start to break down it may cause your dryer to make noise or not dry clothes in an appropriate amount of time. This item is sold individually. You will need to purchase two as there are two located in your dryer. They attach to the outer-most sides of the bearing. The manufacturer recommends replacing both slides at the same time. Use this as an opportunity to clean out the lint and dust in the dryer to keep your machine running smoothly. This is a genuine replacement part that comes directly from the manufacturer.

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$51.71

Rear Drum Bearing Kit

This rear drum bearing kit includes a shaft, ground strap, bearing, seven screws, and installation instructions. The bearing plate comes with a slot in it for the ground strap. Thi...

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$10.29

Drive Belt

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

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$18.14

Idler Pulley Wheel

A dryer's idler pulley wheel serves to help the belt to rotate the drum.

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LATCH DOOR

This door latch is designed for your dryer, and is mounted to the dryer frame. The door latch holds the door of your dryer closed while the machine is operating. If your dryer door is not catching on the door strike, and will not stay closed, you may need to replace the door latch. This part is square in shape, and is approximately 3/4-inch in length, by 3/4-inch in width. The part is made of white plastic with a metal tab. To access the door latch, you will need to remove the top and side panels on your dryer. To complete this repair, simply pop the damaged door latch out of position, and snap the new one into place.

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$11.71

Interlock Switch

The interlock switch may also be referred to as a belt switch. This part is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the appliance from operating when the door is open. This is a p...

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$3.90

Door Strike

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$16.12

Door Switch

A door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open.

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$4.75

Adjustable Leveling Screw

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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
  • 135 of 155 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

Dryer would heat initially, but would not heat throughout entire cycle.

  • Customer: Erik from Newport, ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 65 of 84 people found this instruction helpful
-Removed top panel
-Removed right side panel
-Gas coils were held in together under a metal strap
-Removed 2 screws holding strap
-Unplugged 1 wire harness to each coil
-Removed Primary and Holding coil
-Replace with two new coils, replace strap and plug in each harness
-Replace side, then top panel
-Under 1 hour job..... read more

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: Joshua from Dallas, TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 65 of 96 people found this instruction helpful
The end repair was very simple and took minimal effort. The time and difficulty was all in the testing. I disassembled the dryer and removed the drum and then hard wired each thermo-fuse to determine where the fault was. After test all of those I was stumped. When I opened the door the light would not come on so I assumed it was a power fault closer to t... read more