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DLB3 Hotpoint Dryer - Overview

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If you know the dryer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts for models starting with DLB3, or you can search by name or part description. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your dryer. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for DLB3 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

Models starting with DLB3

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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...

$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.

$4.56

D-Shaped Knob Insert Clip

This clip ensures that the knob is securely fastened to the control shaft, allowing you to properly select the correct time and setting for your dryer. If your dryer will not start...

$3.59

LAMP

This lamp, also known as a drum lamp, illuminates and lights up the dryer drum when the door is open. If the light bulb in the dryer is burnt out or lighting is inconsistent, replacing it can solve this problem. No tools are required for this replacement. To repair, first locate the top section in the interior of the dryer and check the bulb. Next, unscrew the bulb by making three to four turns. Pro tip: the bulb cannot be screwed straight in, instead lean it at a 45-degree angle. Refer to the diagram provided by the manufacturer for further instruction and guidance. Remember to unplug the dryer from the power source for your safety.

$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...

$10.94

Door Handle - White

This part is on the outer door of the dryer.

$10.29

Drive Belt

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

$18.14

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...

$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 part for your dryer. The interlock switch senses the door is shut and the dryer can begin. This part might need to be replaced if your dryer is not starting or is in process while the door is open. The black rectangular part of the switch is approximately 2 inches long and a 1/2-inch wide with two gold plates on either end. This is a genuine OEM part that is sourced right from the manufacturer.

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Heater element went out

  • Customer: Brian from Clinton, MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 152 of 186 people found this instruction helpful
First of all, unplug the dryer. I removed the two screws on the front of the cabinet to remove the top. I then took out the screws to remove the dial panel. Release the belt for the drum through the access hole in the rear of the dryer. Remove the front cover and pull the drum assembly out.

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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

no heat

  • Customer: Joshua from Cardington, OH
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 101 of 126 people found this instruction helpful
had to remove top of dryer 2 phillops screws at top in the door opening. flip top out of way take 2 screws out of insides that hold the front on. un hook all plugs and remove front of dryer. once u have did this you need to remove the drum by pulling it out of the bearing in the back un hook the belt from the motor and remove the drum this should expose the ... read more