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MDE216RBD1 Frigidaire Dryer - Overview

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Rear Drum Bearing Kit

This kit includes one bearing, one ball shaft, one ball bearing, one ball bearing retainer, a small tube of high temperature lubricant and installation screws.


Drum Belt

This 87-3/4" long dryer drum belt goes around the dryer drum and the pulley to rotate the drum once motor is activated.


Upper Drum Glide

Front upper felt glide pad with 3 nylon glides - includes adhesive.


Drum Support Bearing

This part attaches onto the inside of the rear panel of the cabinet.


Thermal Limiter - Limit 220

This thermal fuse limiter, with a limit of 220 degrees Fahrenheit, is manufactured for both gas and electric clothes dryers. Once the internal temperature of the dryer reaches 220 ...


Door Catch

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


Heater Coil with 5/16" Terminals

Coil only.


Door Strike

"Male" piece of a dryer door closing mechanism.


Bearing Bracket

This part mounts on the inside of the rear cabinet.


Heater Assembly

This dryer heating assembly has 5/16" terminal on the housing.

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Squealing noise

  • Customer: Cynthia from Lexington SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 424 of 432 people found this instruction helpful
We followed the instructions for the drum glide replacement and changed the belt and drum support bearing piece, cleaned it out too. Works like a charm. Thanks for saving us a bundle. read more

Loud Squeaking

  • Customer: Frank from Boyertown PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 265 of 273 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unplug dryer from outlet
2. Using Lg. flat screwdriver, pry under the front edge of the top and release two spring tabs
3. Lift up top and tilt back out of your way
4. Unscrew two phillips scews on inside of front panel
5. Lift up and out the front panel. Two spring clips at bottom.
6. Rlease tension on drum belt at the motor. Acc... read more

Thermal Limiter opened

  • Customer: Stephen from Newnan GA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 168 of 220 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged Dryer.
Opened top of Dryer, over the drum.
Removed Thermal Limiter.
Tested the Thermal Limiter - found it was open.
Checked all vents and exhaust tube for lint build-up.
Replaced Thermal Limiter.
Closed top of dryer.
Plugged Dryer back.
Tested Dryer - it works. read more