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FEX831CS0 Frigidaire Washer / Dryer Combo - Instructions

All installation instructions for FEX831CS0 parts

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All Instructions for the FEX831CS0
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Water not draining

  • Customer: Harold from Denver NC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 8 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
It turned out that the pump was fine. There is a filter within the rubber bellows between the washer drum and the motor. You need to remove the entire bellows to get to it. Just remove the motor and you can un-clip the hose tensioners. They are exactly like the ones you would fine on most foreign cars - just compress with pliers and move back on the hose. Clean out the plastic filter. A small nail had worked its way through the plastic filter and lodged in the motor impeller. Removing this nail and reassembling, it all worked as new! I kept the pump and motor as a future spare rather than return it.

BROKEN BELT

  • Customer: mike from perry FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
I READ THE OTHERS REPAIR STORY AND IT WAS A EASY REPAIR, MY WIFE HAD A REPAIRMAN COME OUT AND CHECK IT ALREADY, HE STATED TO HER THAT IT WAS A MAJOR REPAIR AND THAT HE NEEDED TO TAKE IT TO THE SHOP FOR REPAIR, WELL HE WAS FULL OF SH##!!! THE UNIT IS A STACKABLE WASHER DRYER,IF THE SCREWS INSIDE THE DRUM BACKOUT, THE BELT COMES OFF AND CAUSED MINE TO BRAKE THE BELT,MY WIFE FOUND THE 2 SMALL SCREWS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE TUB,THERES A SMALL COVER ON THE BACK THAT YOU REMOVE AND YOU CAN SEE BELT DRIVE PULLY! FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN EXPLAINED ON OTHERS LISTED IT"S EASY!!! MIKE

Old Dryer drum veins degraded and broke down.

  • Customer: Alfred from Loveland CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 8 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the top of the dryer to gain access to the outside of the drum. Then I removed the screws holding the old drum veins in using the electric drill with the nut driver attachment. Then I positioned the new veins in place on the inside of the drum and replaced the screws from the outside of the drum to hold the veins in place. Then I replaced the top and was ready to go.

This is the third repair that I have done using parts from parts select. the other two repairs involved replacing electrical parts. Specifically thermostatic controls or swicthes. I am very happy with the parts and the diagrams provided on your web site without wich I would have had to replace my dryer a long time ago.

tub won't drain& timer control won't go to correct setting

  • Customer: big fred from prospect heights IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
To replace the pump remove to lower screws on the front panel,remove panel ,pump is in the front section , remove two screws that attach pump to lower housing.
To replace timer remove screws on the plate that the contrlos on mounted on. Once you have access to timer you must remove the nylon pin in the back of the timer that holds the dial to the timer base.You can not remove the knob without removing the pin

dryer was making terrible clunking noise when running

  • Customer: Marlene from Laurel NE
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 6 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
This is a stacker washer/dryer combination. Took off the back panel of the dryer, but found out the front needed to come off instead,to replace the blower wheel. This took more time than replacing the wheel. Was pretty easy to get to the wheel and replace. The center part had broken so replaced wheel and clamp. The push in fastner was broke, which held in the lint screen part. Was easy to install this. Dryer sounds as good as it did when it was new. It was very easy to find the correct part and shipping was overnight! Great service.

dryer drum squealing loudly!

  • Customer: john from waynesboro VA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 6 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
THIS UNIT IS A STACKABLE WASHER&DRYER,SO FIRST PULL UNIT AWAY FROM WALL ATLEAST 4 FOOT.UNPLUG POWER CORD,THEN TAKE10 DAGREE FRONT PANEL OFF THEN THE CONTROL PANEL OFF AND UNPLUG THE 5 CONNETORS IF YOUR UNIT HAS THAT MANY,THEN LAY PANEL ASSIDE.TAKE DRYER DOOR OFF,MAKES IT EASIER WHEN PUTTING IT ALL BACK TOGETHER.NOW TAKE FRONT PANEL OFF AND THE DRYER LENT TUBE,NOW JUST TAKE THE 3 CENTER PHILLIPS HEAD SCREWS OUT AND SLIDE DRUM OUT.PULL UPWARD ON WHAT THEY CALL THE SHAFT WHICH HELD DRUM ON.NOW THESE ARE THE PARTS YOU SHOULD ORDER.BELT,GROUNDING BALL CLIP,GROUNDING BALL,DRUM SUPPORT BEARING,BEARING BRACKET,AND MOST IMPORTANT PART IS THE SHAFT.THE SHAFT IS UR INSURANCE FOR THE WHOLE JOB.USE A GOOD GREASE LIKE WHITE LITHIUM GREASE AND COAT THE SHAFT END AND THE DRUM SUPPORT BEARING.THE GREASE WILL CUT DOWN ON FRICTION FOR A WHILE,AND RE ASSEMBLE THE WAY YOU TOOK APART.REMINDER GROUNDING BALL GOES BEHIND DRUM SUPPORT BEARING NOT IN FRONT.GOOD LUCK AND PLEASE VACCUM.

Spin Cycle wouldn't work

  • Customer: KEITH from BEND OR
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 7 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced pump, by removing back panel and removing the two screws holding the pump to the bottom of the machine. The only difficult aspect was dealing with the hose clamps, these were extremely awkward to work with in a confined space. The repair would have been less than 30 min if the hose clamps weren't so difficult to put back in place.

Bearing Bracket Worn Out

  • Customer: David from Fairdale KY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Took off front panel, removed drum and replaced parts listed. A bit tricky to keep small parts in place. However, masking tape helped. Best of all was the online diagram of how the parts were assembled. In addition, taking step by step phone pixs aided in replacing parts since there was some down time between diagnosis and installation.

Leaking water from machine

  • Customer: Martinus from Fort Lauderdale FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
This repair is realy very easy
As discribed by the others

Dryer would not turn on

  • Customer: Michael from Erlanger KY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I contacted a company to come out and diagnose the problem. They informed me that the thermal limiter is bad and needed to be replaced for $15 for the part and $85 labor. I found the part on this site for about $10, and did the repair myself. The dryer was mostly dismantled so I pulled the drum back, and replaced the part. The tricky part was the pulley system was, so make sure you see it before hand or find a diagram online. Once that was figured out, I set the drum back up, greased and tightened the pulley, reattached the front of the washer with connections, and closed the lid.

dryer wouldn't heat

  • Customer: Ivan from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico AL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 9 of 16 people found this instruction helpful
First: Remove front and top cover
Second: remove electrical cover assbly
Third: motor belt removed
Fourth: drum assbly and bearing shaft and bracket bearing replaced
Now I need urgently (already ordered) the thermostat and glide drum

The dryer drum would not move. MOTOR WORKED BUT DRUM DIDNT.

  • Customer: steven from parrish FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
FIRST I READ THE MANUAL ON HOW TO REPLACED THE DRYER DRUM BELT.SECOND I TOOK OFF THE FRONT PANEL. THIS WOULD INVOLVING TAKEN ALL SCREWS FROM THE TOP OF THE DRYER FACE AND THE FRONT PANEL. THIRDLY I REMOVED THE EXHAUST ATTACHMENT. THEN I SAW THAT THE BELT BROKE. REALLY IT LOOKED TORNED APART. I BELIEVE TOO HEAVY OF A LOAD IN DRYER. I THEN INSTALLED THE NEW BELT AND REVERSED EVERYHING I DID TO START. THE DRYER RUNS GREAT. THIS IS NOT THAT BAD OF A JOB. IF YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF, WHY PAY HUNREDS ON A SERVICE MAN TO DO THE JOB.

Washing machine wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Siobhain from Ashland NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
i removed the front panel, then removed the old pump by taking off the clamps and disconnected the wiring. The new pump had to be reversed before connecting, but it was so easy.

NO FINAL SPIN BURNING SMELL

  • Customer: NELSON from MAYWOOD IL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
REMOVED 2 SCREWS AT BOTTOM OF THE FRONT PANEL - REMOVED FRONT PANEL BY SLIDING THE PANEL DOWN ABOUT 1/2 INCH
AND THEN AWAY FROM THE APPLIANCE-
V BELT IS REMOVED BY PUSHING THE TENSIONER PULLEY TO REMOVE TENSION FROM THE BELT AND TURNING THE PULLEY UNTILL THE BELT IS REMOVED
INSTALATION IS A SIMPLE REVERSE OF THE PROCESS. I DID'T HAVE A REPAIR MANUAL SO EVERY STEP WAS TRIAL AND ERROR UNTILL I WAS ABLE TO COMPLETE THE REPAIR.

Dryer not working

  • Customer: Susan from Point Pleasent Beach NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
After reading about similar problems people have had with this make of dryer, I focused attention on the thermal limiter. I determined that it was the culprit by "jumping" it with a 6" piece of wire. Then I simply went on the site, ordered the part. It arrived a few days later and I pulled out the old one, screwed in the new one, and the dryer is good as new.
All Instructions for the FEX831CS0
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