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NWSR483EB2WW Hotpoint Dryer - Instructions

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Original handle on dryer door broke off

  • Customer: Tarleton from Newport, RI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Aligned new handle with slots in dryer door and snapped into place. It took 5 seconds.

Dryer does not shut off until timer set to zero or off

  • Customer: tomas from newnan, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Received rotary start switch, unplugged dryer, removed screws from cover, rotated cover down toward front, removed wires from old switch to new switch, lifted tab on side of old switch and rotated counterclockwise to remove old switch, installed old switch in reverse order, replaced cover, plugged in dryer and test operation was good.

Bearing broken, slides gone

  • Customer: Keith from Little Rock, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took front cover off and replaced parts. Very easy.

loud noise, rumble

  • Customer: Edward from Tiverton, RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced felt on inside door that drum rides on

Noisy dryer

  • Customer: Rick from Temecula, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was the first time I have used your company to purchase appliance parts.I was very impressed with your companies parts and the way you followed up to insure I knew how to replace the parts. The video and the instructions were very helpful for a first timer and I'm sure for someone who has done this before. I will use you in the future for all of my parts. Thanks again for your help

squeeky & grinding sound while turning

  • Customer: mark from Kingdom City, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried replacing just bearing slides previously, but because I ignored the squeel too long, the drum wore through the bearing and new slides wouldn't stay in place, so I did this job twice. Open door, two Philips screws hold front edge of top to front panel (not clips to pry like somemodels). Lift top panel up to maneuver the tabs from control panel slots. Set top panel aside. Two more screws accessed from inside hold front panel top to side panels. Once they're out, lean front panel against something to keep wires from pulling. Pop bearing collar out with your fingers or a flat screw driver, top edge out first. Put new one in, replace tabs (4 of them) while your at it. Assemble in reverse order. Lesson learns...check those sacrificial slides after 8 years, spend te bucks to replace, and don't ignore the squeek sound or you'll have to replace the bearing as well.

original dryer handle broke after 12 years

  • Customer: Stu from Allentown, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
New handle popped on easily. After 2 weeks the replacement handle just broke.

dryer door would not stay closed

  • Customer: Dave from Redondo Beach, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
inserted the latch into the opening in the front face of the dryer

Sqeaking during operation

  • Customer: Pete from San Dimas, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I used these two videos to help me clean the inside of the machine, then change the drive belt.

loud dryer noise

  • Customer: JOHN from DAYTON, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I'm retired on a fixed income and the last thing i needed to do was buy a new dryer. I got on the internet and googled GE Profile dryer and opened Part Select. The trouble code listing with the probable part replacement was very accurate. I was also able to view a video to show me exactly how to make the repair. I ordered the necessary parts and was amazed at the UPS delivery (next day). The cost of the parts was reasonable, fit perfectly, and now my dryer is running like new. The wife is happy, and when she's happy everyone is happy.

The main symptom was a burning smell that got on the clothes and the dryer was somewhat louder than it had been.

  • Customer: Kristin from Bellevue, WA
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Researching on the web I thought the trouble might be lint buildup or trouble w/ one of the parts involved in spinning the drum. However I cleaned out all the lint and replaced the belt and idler pulley and this didn't improve the smell (drum bearing was fine). I then concluded the trouble was the motor. Running the motor w/o the drum in place confirmed this was where the noise/smell was coming from. Replacing the motor was fiddly--I had to remove the clip holding the motor (pried the top w/ a screwdriver), wires (made a diagram so as to put back in same order, they were hard to get off--a pliers did the job), clamps holding the motor on the duct, the motor mount, the duct, the fan. Putting all this back together took a while (not hard just fiddly). Tested the motor w/out the drum in place and it sounded fine. Put the drum and back/front/top panels back and the dryer runs fine now. All parts came quickly and exactly matched the parts in my 1993 Hotpoint dryer. As others have said the pulley kit is not needed--these are included w/ the motor. BTW I am a 53-year-old lady. Thanks to all who took the time to write up their experiences--big help!!

Squeaky Dryer

  • Customer: Lynda from The Woodlands, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We had to remove the top of the dryer in order to open the front panel. The bearing was located on the front panel and was relatively easy to replace. No more squeaking!

Loud Squealling noise from dryer

  • Customer: jeffrey from hertford, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Opened the door and removed 2 screws from inside/top of door. Removed top and then removed 2 screws from back of front panel. Lifted drum slightly to remove front panel and attached new slides.

Dryer making all kinds of noises

  • Customer: Robert from The Hills, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the Dryer apart easily just as the instruction video showed. I quickly noticed that I needed what was described as Gray or Green slides as well as the white slides recommended. I had to find them locally and it took an hour to retrieve them from a local repair shop. The Rear Drum Bearing was extremely hard to remove from inside the Drum. The screws had frozen in place. Finally broke them loose with Vise Grips from the back side. All the new parts went in very easy. Highly recommend getting Green Slides and also since it's apart put a new belt on, which I did not do.

Dryer was making a grinding noise.

  • Customer: Walt from Richwood, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My dryer was making a grinding noise so I tore it apart using a screw driver, a torks bit and a pair of pliers. It took about 15min to get it appart. I found the idler pully was worn out and broke in 2 pieces. I ordered the new part along with a new belt, since I had it appart, and they arrived the next day. It took about a half hour to put the new parts in and put the dryer back together. Works great now. While I had it apart I cleaned the elements and greased the bearing.
All Instructions for the NWSR483EB2WW
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