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DLB6 Hotpoint Dryer - Overview

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Models starting with DLB6

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D-Shaped Knob Insert Clip

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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 as smoothly as possible with as little noise as possible.


Drive Belt

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


Idler Pulley Wheel

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



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


Lint Filter with Frame


Adjustable Leveling Screw


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.


Front Drum Slide Kit

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


High Limit Thermostat

With this high limit/safety thermostat, a dryer's heating element will cut out if the internal temperature reaches 260 degrees Fahrenheit. This element is meant as a safety device, will kick back in when the temperature drops to 210 degrees Fahrenheit. (Limit: 260-50)

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the rear drum bearing was worn the dryer became very noisy

  • Customer: Michael from Warwick RI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 163 of 189 people found this instruction helpful
i removed the scews just above thr opened dryer door, i was then able to swing the dryer top cover back. i then removed the lower front panel screws ,the the screws securing the front of the dryer ( where the door is ) and removed it. there are just 2 wires to disconnect. after the front is removed you gain full access for drum removal, remove the belt make ... read more

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
  • 111 of 128 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 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

belt broken, pulley worn out

  • Customer: Anthony from Mpls MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 58 of 86 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 4 screws from top of control panel , remove 2 from back to lossen top of dryer. Removed rear lower access cover,6 screws on back of dryer exposing pulley and tensioner, remove broken belt and vaccuumed out a ton of lint , removed pulley and tensioner and replaced. From the front remove 4 screws and take off front of dryer, disconnecting several wires... read more