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DE500KDW5 Frigidaire Dryer - Overview

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$19.34

Rear Drum Bearing Kit

This kit includes one bearing, one ball shaft, one ball bearing, one ball bearing retainer, a small tube of high temperature lubricant and installation screws.

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$7.61

Drum Belt

This 87-3/4" long dryer drum belt goes around the dryer drum and the pulley to rotate the drum once motor is activated.

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$18.16

Upper Drum Glide

Front upper felt glide pad with 3 nylon glides - includes adhesive.

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$2.83

Drum Support Bearing

This part attaches onto the inside of the rear panel of the cabinet.

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$8.21

Thermal Limiter - Limit 220

This thermal fuse limiter, with a limit of 220 degrees Fahrenheit, is manufactured for both gas and electric clothes dryers. Once the internal temperature of the dryer reaches 220 ...

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$25.18

Door Catch

This part helps keep the door closed while the machine is running.

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$7.32

Door Strike

"Male" piece of a dryer door closing mechanism.

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$8.70

Bearing Bracket

This part mounts on the inside of the rear cabinet.

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$9.82

Idler Pulley Assembly

Use this idler pulley assembly with gas or electric clothes dryer that has a flat dryer belt. ***Please NOTE: This part has been redesigned by the manufacturer and may not fit you...

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$7.29

Grounding Ball

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Squealing noise

  • Customer: Cynthia from Lexington SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 412 of 418 people found this instruction helpful
We followed the instructions for the drum glide replacement and changed the belt and drum support bearing piece, cleaned it out too. Works like a charm. Thanks for saving us a bundle. read more

Loud Squeaking

  • Customer: Frank from Boyertown PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 258 of 266 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unplug dryer from outlet
2. Using Lg. flat screwdriver, pry under the front edge of the top and release two spring tabs
3. Lift up top and tilt back out of your way
4. Unscrew two phillips scews on inside of front panel
5. Lift up and out the front panel. Two spring clips at bottom.
6. Rlease tension on drum belt at the motor. Acc... read more

Drum glide wore down and caused close to get stuck between drum and front panel.

  • Customer: William from Boise ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 165 of 230 people found this instruction helpful
Unpluged dryer. Removed the top of dryer by pushing in a retaining clip on both sides of the front lip with a screw driver. Remove the two screws on both sides of front panel. These screws are square head or phillips #2. Unplugged the wiring harness to front panel (make sure power has been disconnected). Support drum and lean front panel away from dryer ... read more