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MLXE42REW5 Frigidaire Washer Dryer Combo - Overview

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$2.41

Drum Support Bearing

If your dryer does not tumble, will not start, is noisy, or is leaving marks on your clothing, you may need to replace the drum support bearing. The drum is supported at the rear b...

$19.27

Upper Drum Glide

The upper drum glide is attached to the front panel of your dryer, you can locate it by removing the top portion of your dryer. The drum glide allows the drum to rotate with ease and little sound. The front upper felt glide pad with three nylon glides also includes adhesive, essential for mounting accurately. For this project you will need a putty knife, Phillips screwdriver, and a wire brush. This repair is meant to fix issues such as an abnormal amount of noise or the dryer not tumbling as it should. Consider replacing your belt at the same time if you have a dryer more than 5 years old, as it is likely worn.

$13.55

Drive V-Belt

This rubber V-style drive belt slips on the motor pulley to bring the basket to the required speed. If you notice a burning rubber smell or grinding noises coming from your washer,...

$20.56

Lint Filter

This lint filter is used in dryers. It works to collect lint and debris when it passes through the dryer vent. Air flow is necessary for the dryer to function properly and consistently, therefore it is crucial to clean your filter before every load. If your filter has tears, rips, or your clothes take too long to dry, make sure to replace this part to resolve these problems. As a safety precaution, remember to unplug the dryer from the power source and wear work gloves before beginning this installation.

$9.38

Thermal Limiter - Limit 220

The dryer thermal limiter, also known as a thermal fuse, blows the fuse to cut off power to the dryer when the dryer begins to overheat. Once the dryer reached 220 degrees Fahrenhe...

$8.90

Multi-Rib Drum Belt

The multi-rib drum belt is also known as a drive belt and is a part for your dryer. The function of the drum belt is to attach to the motor pulley. It will then spin the drum as the motor rotates. Over time this part will naturally dry out. If your drum belt begins to crack or break, the dryer will not be able to continue to turn. If your dryer is running but your belt will not rotate, that likely means that it has been damaged and needs replacing. The tools you will need for this repair are a putty knife and a screwdriver set.

$28.49

Door Catch

The door catch on your dryer is an important part as it keeps your dryer door closed, in order to ensure no air or clothes can escape. This part works by holding the door strike, w...

$23.99

Front Lower Drum Seal

The front lower drum seal is used in the assembly of dryers. This seal helps keep your appliance running quietly. It allows the drum to smoothly rotate on the front panel. If you notice brown marks on your clothing, if the dry cycle is taking long, or if there are unusually loud noises, the seal might be worn down. If that is the case, you will need to replace the seal. This replacement part is made out of felt. The high temperature adhesive required to install this seal is sold separately. Before you begin any repair work, make sure the appliance has been unplugged.

$99.81

Drain Pump - 120V 60 Hz

This is a 120 volt, 60 hertz drain pump that is manufactured to remove water from the tub of your washer once your clothes are washed. This part is the pump and motor assembly, whi...

$5.56

Screw-In Plastic Leveling Leg

This is a screw in leveling leg for your washing machine. It supports the appliance by screwing in place to create a stable and flat surface. Take note that you are able to adjust the height of your appliance to make it leveled. This model is made entirely of plastic and is white in color. It is just under 2.5 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and the head has a diameter of roughly 1.5 inches.

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replace broken drive belt

  • Customer: rodney from fairfield bay, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 222 of 247 people found this instruction helpful
carefully pry up on front washer top to release plastic keeper pins,remove 2 phillips screws from beneath lower front washer panel,slightly lift upward on panel to release.remove old broken belt,push new belt beneath large tub pulley,put belt on small motor pulley,push back belt tension /idler arm,start belt on large tub pulley,turn tub pulley by hand to run... 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
  • 217 of 281 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

Drum glide wore down and caused close to get stuck between drum and front panel.

  • Customer: William from Boise, ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 174 of 240 people found this instruction helpful
Unpluged dryer. Removed the top of dryer by pushing in a retaining clip on both sides of the front lip with a screw driver. Remove the two screws on both sides of front panel. These screws are square head or phillips #2. Unplugged the wiring harness to front panel (make sure power has been disconnected). Support drum and lean front panel away from dryer ... read more