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DWSR483EG3WW General Electric Dryer - Instructions

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Squeaking noise coming from front of the dryer

  • Customer: John from Overland Park, KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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First - I got help diagnosing the problem by typing in "Sqeaky Dryer" into YouTube - they have videos for so much in there, it is always where I start. The repair was simple - open the front door and remove the two screws just inside the door holding the front to the dryer top. Pull the top up and away. Remove two screws holding the front to the rest of the frame, but don't remove it. Just pull it out about 10 inches and let it lean out with either bailing wire or a straightened coat hanger. Unscrew the light bulb, remove the old drum with the slides, then put the drum back right the way it came out. Be sure to replace the slides whether it looks like they need it or not.

Intermittent Squeek Noise

  • Customer: Dana M from Middleport, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 2 screws from inside door lifted top panel up,removed 1 screw attaching front panel to left side. Pulled front panel out far enough to remove and replace slider bearing.

Intermittent squeak when first starting the dryer.

  • Customer: Kevin from LIncoln, NE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Followed the video on this site but did not have to remove wires. Just stand in front and let the front panel rest on your leg while you replace the slides. Quick and Easy!!!!

Worn Front Drum Bearing and Completely Worn Out Slides

  • Customer: Michael from Washington, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I took out two screws inside the dryer door, then two more screws after pulling the top of the dryer free. After that I ran into a problem which was the drum was stuck to the dryer door. This was unexpected since I had the dryer apart a couple of times before diagnosing my problem. I couldn't get the drum free on the bottom, lost patience and pulled hard which bent the edge of the drum. I still don't know what was catching, but now my drum is bent and I'm not willing to replace the drum so a new dryer will be in order within a few months.Surprisingly after installing the new Front Bearing and the Slides, which are a breeze the dryer works pretty well. I still think the bent drum will take a toll eventually. My advise is don't get impatient and do what I did! If it's not coming apart right or going back together right take your time and Don't force it. If you do, be prepared to buy a new dryer like I'm going to have to do now.

Dryer made a grinding noise while the drum was turning

  • Customer: Tammy from FRANKLIN, TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The parts arrived the next day after ordering. While I was at work my wife surprised me and made the repairs. She said she just followed the part select installation videos and an hour later it was all done. Runs like brand new! Saved a load of cash. Thanks, Jerry and Tammy

Loud screeching noise

  • Customer: ALAN from norristown, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and followed the directions. The job went just as it was described in the video.

Squeaky Dryer

  • Customer: Teri from Newark, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Looked online for prolem solving; checked out parts which was needed; ordered parts; took off 2 screws to top & 2 screws to the front; unsnapped bearing & snapped the new one in; put all screws back in. Dryer fixed!

Loud stretching

  • Customer: hector from bellerose, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My dryer was making a loud stretching sound which I thought, because of previous experience, could be fixed by replacing the bearing slides. The problem turned out to be that the blower wheel that is attached to the motor was loose. I pushed the blower wheel all the way in so that about 1/4" of the motor shaft sticks out. I then tightened the bolt with a socket wrench. Problem solved.

Dry squealed so loud you needed ear plugs!

  • Customer: Warren from Tyndall AFB, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was extremely easy to do. The video was perfectly done and described everything one needed to do in very simplistic details.

The noise is gone

  • Customer: Norman from Palmdale, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy to remove the front and top with a total of 4 screws as per the video. Removing the old piece was easy. The only hang up was putting the new piece on and it wasn't fitting snug. I then realized there was a lip that should sit around the dryer door open. Once I did that it fit perfect and was a matter of putting the screws back.

Dryer was making loud noise when in use.

  • Customer: miguel from alvin, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
first, I watched the helpful videos. I then removed the screws that are located inside the door and screws from for top panel to remove front and top panel. When I opened the front panel I saw that the front drum bearing was half destroyed from the years of drum rubbing. I Replace front drum bearing and slides and now dryer sounds like a brand new quiet dryer.

Dryer was making a squeaking noise.

  • Customer: Karen from Cochranville, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed top of dryer. Unscrewed dryer door. Took off door, leaned it on my feet. I didn't remove wires. Slide off bearing from front of drum. Replaced bearing slides White and Gray on bearing. Put on new bearing. Screwed dryer door back. Replaced dryer top.

Excessive noise while dryer drum rotating

  • Customer: Douglas from Etowah, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The Felt Drum Seal actually fell apart and got pulled into the area between the drum and the front drum bearing. I pulled out the seal, looked at ps.com's schematics, and ordered the drum seal and the 4 bearing slides. I figured I might as well replace the slides while the top and front of the dryer were off. Previous postings and the video were very helpful. I did take off the dryer door (remove 2 screws and loosen 2 screws to take it off) to make it easier to remove the dryer front. Do watch the wires to the door switch and the light: gently move the dryer front just far enough from the dryer to get behind it. Install felt seal and make sure it is completely in the guides with flat side against the dryer front. Install bearing slides exactly the same way as the old ones: they just clip into place. Have a brush or vacuum handy to clean the channel from the dryer lint trap. Mine was full of lint. You will have to reach in and raise the dryer drum slightly to put it back on top of the front bearing as you reinstall the dryer front. Very easy repair for anyone with a small amount of mechanical ability. I estimate I saved the cost of a $150 service call ($75 to show up and minimum 1-hour of labor at $75 in my area). Thanks parts.com!

Dryer would shut off after 5 - 8 minutes and making rubbing noise.

  • Customer: Jane from Oakville, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and found it to be a very simple and easy installation.

Loud Screeching noise when dryer was turned on to run

  • Customer: Michael from Gibsonton, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pretty easy fix with the removal of 4 screws, disconnected front panel , disconnected wires on front panel, removed top panel, once all panels were removed pulled out drum, while removing belt, removed damaged rear drum bearing held in place by 3 screws replaced new rear drum bearing, Removed light bulb, popped out plastic front drum bearing replaced 4 new drum slides on new front bearing popped it back in place, removed old felt strip, replaced with new felt strip, put it all back together front panel first, removed four screws on control panel to make the top panel easier to replace, and fired it up, it was as quiet as new, great videos that made the job allot easier and saved a ton of money to boot. Thank you for your quick delivery time as well..
All Instructions for the DWSR483EG3WW
736-750 of 782