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62160T3WB General Electric Dryer - Overview

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Drum Bearing Slide - White – Part Number: WE1M504
Drum Bearing Slide - White
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PartSelect #: PS755842
Manufacturer #: WE1M504
This authentic, white Drum Bearing Slide, also known as the bearing drum slide, glide, or pad, is a plastic, easy-to-install part for your dryer. It replaces the dryer's front drum slide to allow for ...
$17.00
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Drum Bearing Slide - Green – Part Number: WE1M1067
Drum Bearing Slide - Green
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PartSelect #: PS6447706
Manufacturer #: WE1M1067
This original equipment manufacturer Drum Bearing Slide is a plastic, green, easy-to-install part for your dryer. It replaces the dryer's front drum slide to allow for easier movement. You'll know if...
$11.49
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Front Drum Bearing – Part Number: WE3M26
Front Drum Bearing
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PartSelect #: PS960316
Manufacturer #: WE3M26
This Front Drum Bearing (Top Bearing, Dryer Drum Front Support Bearing, Drum Support Bearing, Dryer Drum Glide Bearing) holds the drum bearing and slides for the drum to turn on. The front drum bearin...
$59.76
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Duct Felt Seal – Part Number: WE09X20441
Duct Felt Seal
PartSelect #: PS9861764
Manufacturer #: WE09X20441
This is a duct felt seal for a dryer. The duct felt seal allows the front-load dryer drum to glide smoothly on the front panel. Your dryer will not function properly if the drum felt seal is compromis...   No Longer Available
BELT DRIVE – Part Number: WE03X29897
BELT DRIVE
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PartSelect #: PS16542496
Manufacturer #: WE03X29897
This Drive Belt is 89.5" long and comes in black, featuring four ribs on the inside for a better grip. This is a long belt that wraps all the way around the dryer drum, around a tension pulley, and th...
$32.97
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Rear Drum Bearing Kit – Part Number: WE25M40
Rear Drum Bearing Kit
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PartSelect #: PS267529
Manufacturer #: WE25M40
This rear drum bearing kit includes a shaft, ground strap, bearing, seven screws, and installation instructions. The bearing plate comes with a slot in it for the ground strap. This part helps keep yo...
$67.72
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Lint Filter - White Frame – Part Number: WE18X25100
Lint Filter - White Frame
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PartSelect #: PS11767017
Manufacturer #: WE18X25100
This is a lint filter screen that is used for many dryers. It has a metal screen with a white plastic frame, and is approximately 13 inches wide. This part is sold individually. The lint filter traps ...
$68.19
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Door Handle - White – Part Number: WE01X20419
Door Handle - White
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PartSelect #: PS9494490
Manufacturer #: WE01X20419
This part is on the outer door of the dryer.
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Rotary Start Switch – Part Number: WE4X881
Rotary Start Switch
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PartSelect #: PS268305
Manufacturer #: WE4X881
This part is used to start the dryer once you have selected a setting on the timer.
$57.88
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Idler Pulley Wheel – Part Number: WE12X83
Idler Pulley Wheel
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PartSelect #: PS265721
Manufacturer #: WE12X83
A dryer's idler pulley wheel serves to help the belt to rotate the drum.
$31.73
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Dryer Lint Chute Assembly – Part Number: WE14X25080
Dryer Lint Chute Assembly
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PartSelect #: PS11763093
Manufacturer #: WE14X25080
The lint chute assembly houses the lint filter and channels exhaust air from the drum to the blower wheel.
$100.93
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Door Latch – Part Number: WE1M1011
Door Latch
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PartSelect #: PS3502777
Manufacturer #: WE1M1011
This door latch is designed for your dryer, and is mounted to the dryer frame. The door latch holds the door of your dryer closed while the machine is operating. If your dryer door is not catching on ...
$12.87
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Due to over loading of the dryer the drum ruined the slides and was making a bad noise due to plastic rubbing plastic
It was pretty easy. After already taking apart the dryer to install a new belt I knew exactly my plan of action. I removed the two screws that hold the top panel of the dryer to the front panel. I then removed the top panel and removed the screws that hold the front to each side panel. I than pulled the front away from the cabinet and drum. I put the new slides in place and installed a new felt strip. I put it back together and that was that. Very easy.
Parts Used:
FELT TRAP DUCT Drum Bearing Slide - Green Drum Bearing Slide - White
  • Matthew from Plainfield, IL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Intermittant squeaking noise
Basically, I followed the same steps a prior person posted.
1.Removed the two screws inside the door, on the top part of the opening.
2.Lifted up and removed the top.
3.Removed two screws holding the front panel in place.
4.Held up the drum while removing the front panel. I carefully turned the panel so I could get at the drum bearing without pulling the wires connecting it to the front panel. The wires are not very long, so I had to be careful not to pull on them.
5.Carefully pried off the old drum bearing, using just my hands. It was fairly tight, and popped out just as I started to worry if I was putting too much pressure on it.
6.Checked to see how the old felt was installed, then I pulled out the old felt.
7.Inserted the new felt, being careful to insert one end into a slot the same way the original was installed.
8.Inserted the new slides into the new drum bearing. The gray slides went in at the eleven and one o'clock positions, the white slides went in at ten and two o'clock.
9.Removed a surplus plastic piece from the new drum bearing (where the light comes through).
10.Inserted the new drum bearing, putting the bottom tabs in first, then pivoting it into place. I squeezed it into place to make sure it was tight.
11.Lifted up the drum and put the front panel back on.
12.Screwed the front panel back on, using the two screws.
13.Carefully put the top back on.
14.Screwed in the two screws inside the front door to fasten down the top.
That was it! I started up the dryer and it worked fine. No more squeaking.
About the only thing odd about the repair is why PartSelect sells each slide separately (i.e., I had to order 2 white slides and 2 gray slides). I can't imagine replacing just one, so why not package them in pairs, or maybe even all four in one package.
At any rate, the repair was easy, and a lot cheaper than having someone come out to fix it.
Parts Used:
Front Drum Bearing FELT TRAP DUCT Drum Bearing Slide - Green Drum Bearing Slide - White
  • Mark from Addison, IL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Heater element went out
First of all, unplug the dryer. I removed the two screws on the front of the cabinet to remove the top. I then took out the screws to remove the dial panel. Release the belt for the drum through the access hole in the rear of the dryer. Remove the front cover and pull the drum assembly out.

Remove the element disc from the rear of the housing, take note of the the wireing placement. Replace disc and reverse order of disassembly.

This job was easy for me as I am a tinkerer by nature. The hardest part of the whole job was waiting on the part, which by the way was ordered on a Sunday evening and I had the replacement in my hands and back in the dryer running by 1:00 PM on the following Tuesday!

I book marked this website and WILL refer it to others who simply need a repair, not a costly new appliance!
Parts Used:
Heating Element and Housing
  • Brian from Clinton, MO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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