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LER6620PQ0 Whirlpool Dryer - Instructions

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Replace Rear Seal on Drum

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Myrtle Beach SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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First unplug the unit and move to an area where you will have enough room to pull the drum out. I opened the top by sliding a screwdriver in the top left and right edge and popping the clips to allow the top to lean up and back against the wall. I tried to unclip the harness for the door switch but couldn't get the harness to release and instead took out the two screws holding the door switch in place. This is located on the top right inside the dryer door. Once the switch was off I was able to use the socketdriver to undo the two screws on the inside top left and right to release the front of the dryer by pulling up easily and unhooking the bottom front. I was then able to set the front of the dryer aside and begin removing the belt from the tension wheel and motor. Pay close attention to how the two are connected because it will confuse you putting it back together.The belt feeds through the tension wheel and when you release it the tension wheel is just sitting in place and may pop out of place. Remember which slots it sets back into for when you put the dryer back together. We removed the drum, checked the two rollers to make sure they were in good working order. I removed quite a bit of debris from them. Once the drum was out I pulled off the old seal. Took a piece of sandpaper to rub away any excess old adhesive and began installing the new felt seal. Follow the directions carefully to ensure that the seal is sitting on the edge properly before you begin applying adhesive under the edge. I had someone helping me to install the seal but probably would have needed clamps to hold the seal while working it on. It's not a super tight fit but is fitted and once you start putting it on it easily slips off the other side. A couple clamps would hold it in place if you don't have someone to help. Once the seal is on and you apply the adhesive you begin putting the drum back into place first by slipping the belt back over the drum where it can hang until you are ready to put it back on the motor. You have to make sure the seal isn't folded under the back of the dryer. Again a little tricky but if you gently spin the drum slowly counter clockwise a few times you can work it so it's not folded under. Once you see everything is in place you can reconnect the belt through the tension wheel onto the motor. Check drum again by spinning counter clockwise. Install the front of the dryer back on by setting it into the bottom clips. Put the top screws back in. Re-install the door switch making sure it's back in place with the tab sticking through the hole at the top of the dryer door. Bring the top back down. Close the dryer door and plug it back in and everything should be good to go. It wasn't a difficult job at all and I would probably attempt other repairs now that I've done this one. Beware the adhesive is kind of watery when it comes out but you don't need to use a lot under the edge of the seal. Good luck with your repair. I am thankful that PartSelect was so easy to order my parts from and I got the part within a few days. Thanks!

squeaky dryer and already replaced everything else

  • Customer: Melia from Quincy FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
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I watched several Youtube videos for this repair. The best showed a man taking you through every part of replacing the rear felt seal. I used binder clips from my home office and he used clothes pins to keep the seal in place while gluing it and letting it set. To completely finish this repair, it takes over 24 hours to get your dryer ready for drying again. Steps to repair: you need to get to the dryer drum, watch a video on how to do this to include taking off belt, idler pulley. Remove Drum from the dryer. take off all the old felt seal. take out new felt seal and place around the drum, it will be pretty tight. secure the seal by using clothes pins or binder clips all the way around the drum. this will help you keep the seal on the drum and guide you as you use the glue to bind the seal to the drum. Using the adhesive provided with the felt seal, going around the drum, glue down the seal and re-clip it so the glue gets a good grip. let dry of at least 1 hour. Cannot use the dryer for another 24 hours to make sure the glue dries completely and is ready for the heat. I had already replaced the 2 rollers, 2 shafts, belt, idler pulley and start switch and dryer still squeaked. Then I replaced the rear felt seal. NOW I am replacing the bulkhead because it is worn flat in some places and is warped. I am waiting on the part.

Drum seal came apart

  • Customer: Glen from El Paso TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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Raised top of dryer and removed screws holing front on. slid front panel up and off to remove drum. Seal was easy to install but you do have to be careful with the adhesive. After adhesive was dry laid dryer on it's back and installed drum. Reinstalled drum belt. Placed front panel back on and installed the two screws holding it in place. Set dryer upright and closed top.

noise due to worn drum wheels

  • Customer: Derek from Wyoming MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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fliped up top, removed 2 5/16 screws from face and removed. removed drum and belt. removed two piece ring bearing and removed front seal from front face. installed new seal and split bearing the way others were removed. reassembled dryer in reverse order.

Lint screen broken

  • Customer: Peggy from Kingsbury TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Open box, insert lint screen!

old lint filter was broken

  • Customer: John from York PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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All I had to do was take out the broken filter and replace it with the new one. It fit perfectly. The replacement took less than 5 minutes. I should have done it a year ago!!

The old lint screen was torn and in need of replacement

  • Customer: Bruce from Wyncote PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The replacement that was ordered was a perfect fit for the worn part and merely required placement into the lint screen area. The entire procedure, from ordering the part, to installation was amazingly easy. I would not hesitate to order future parts from PartSelect.

The clip that holds the plastic handle to the lint screen broke off.

  • Customer: Pat from Zebulon NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The new lint screen fit perfectly. All I had to do was slip it in the lint filter slot.

Lint filter was broken

  • Customer: Calvin from Saco ME
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Tried to replace filter would not fit It was delivered outside and was real cold and stiff after I let it set for awhile it warmed up it fit great. Thank you Calvin

lint screen was worn and not working properly

  • Customer: John from Billerica MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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removed old screen and replaced with new one.I would like to add that PartSelect was the only place i could find the part at a reasonable price, and that it was delivered in record time.

old filter broke

  • Customer: Ellen from Burlington MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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took out old put in new

Lint filter handle broke

  • Customer: Joan from Dudley MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Slid the new lint filter into slot on top of my 26 year-old Kenmore dryer and it fit perfectly! Ordered part and received it the next day...unbelievable!! Definitely A+ service.

Replaced lint filter

  • Customer: Robert from Palatka FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The part was delivered when promised. Part was a perfect fit. I was very pleased with the entire process.

Lint Filter mesh was frayed.

  • Customer: Christian from Battle Creek MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Purchased a new lint filter. Delivery and installation were no problems. The easiest repair that I've ever done.

loud squealing when running

  • Customer: Michael from Easton MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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I followed the video provided by PartSelect. It pretty much went exactly like the video said it would. I was pretty sure the belt or idler pully must be the culprit, but I didn't even know how to open the thing up until I saw your video. I would likely still be putting up with the squealing without that video. Now the dryer is nice and quiet. -Mike
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