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DDC4500SKM General Electric Dryer - Overview

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$6.85

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...

$44.72

Front Drum Bearing

This front drum bearing helps your dryer operate as quietly as possible. It is about 10 inches in height and 22 inches in width. It is made entirely out of plastic and is white in color. If your dryer model has a light in it, remove the light bulb before removing the bearing because it will hit the bulb and potentially shatter it. This is an OEM part and is sold individually. Please note that although the slides are not included in this part, the drum slides should also be replaced when replacing this bearing.

$6.17

Duct Felt Seal

This is a duct felt seal for a dryer. The duct felt seal allows the front-load dryer drum to glide smoothly on the front panel. Your dryer will not function properly if the drum fe...

$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. This part helps keep your dryer running as smoothly as possible with as little noise as possible by supporting the back of the dryer drum and reducing friction as the drum rotates. Over time, your drum bearing will wear out, cause your dryer to be noisy, and you will have to replace it. There may be some sharp internal parts, so be sure to wear work gloves during repair.

$10.20

Drive Belt

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

$69.06

Lint Trap Duct Assembly

This part includes the duct felt seal (PS9861764) and gasket (PS2577674). NOTE: Per manufacturer this part no longer comes with the sensor bars.

$17.93

Idler Pulley Wheel

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

$3.71

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.

$11.61

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...

$3.75

Door Strike

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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
  • 134 of 154 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

original duct was broken

  • Customer: Chad from Gilbert, SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 122 of 140 people found this instruction helpful
Dear PartSelect.com,

My repair went off without a hitch.

2 screws removed to remove top.
4 screws removed from inside to remove front panel w/ door.
4 screws removed from top of control panel, loosed and popped top right off.
Flathead screwdriver to pop off old plastic panel.
Removed old wire chase (plastic, approx 3... read more

The dryer drum turned ok, but the gas heat did not start.

  • Customer: Gary L. from Freeport, IL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 93 of 124 people found this instruction helpful
First I found and watched three videos on how to open the dryer and replace the igniter.
Then I opened the dryer, but I did not remove the belt as suggested in the video, and then I removed the ignitor and flame detecter as the videos had shown.
I got on-line and ordered the new parts from PartsSelect in the afternoon and had them in my hands the ... read more