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GEF331AS2 Gibson Dryer - Overview

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Rear Drum Bearing Kit – Part Number: 5303281153
Rear Drum Bearing Kit
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PartSelect #: PS459829
Manufacturer #: 5303281153
This rear drum bearing kit is designed for use with dryers. It supports the rear of the drum in your appliance as it tumbles your clothes during the drying cycle. If your drum will not tumble, or if i...
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Drum Belt – Part Number: 134503600
Drum Belt
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PartSelect #: PS1148434
Manufacturer #: 134503600
This drum belt, often referred to as a drive belt, is used in the assembly of dryers. It goes around the drum, the idler pulley, and the motor pulley. As the armature on the motor spins, this belt is ...
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Drum Support Bearing – Part Number: 131825900
Drum Support Bearing
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PartSelect #: PS418807
Manufacturer #: 131825900
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 by a bearing, which a...
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Rotary Knob – Part Number: 131965300
Rotary Knob
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PartSelect #: PS419092
Manufacturer #: 131965300
This knob accepts a D-shaped shaft. Sold individually.
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Drum Glide - White – Part Number: 137513300
Drum Glide - White
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PartSelect #: PS5574052
Manufacturer #: 137513300
This white drum glide is used in a clothes dryer to ensure the front of the dryer drum is supported as it does rotations. *Please note: these are sold individually, however there are two of these in y...
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Heating Element Assembly – Part Number: 131553900
Heating Element Assembly
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PartSelect #: PS418120
Manufacturer #: 131553900
This dryer heating element produces heat to dry clothes and is located in the rear of a dryer. If the heater element is burned, the dryer does not heat or over heats, or clothes are taking too long to...
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Timer Knob – Part Number: 131873500
Timer Knob
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PartSelect #: PS418921
Manufacturer #: 131873500
This knob accepts a D-shaped shaft.
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Thermal Limiter - Limit 220 – Part Number: 134120900
Thermal Limiter - Limit 220
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PartSelect #: PS419402
Manufacturer #: 134120900
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 Fahrenheit, the heat cuts ou...
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Door Catch – Part Number: 131658800
Door Catch
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PartSelect #: PS418433
Manufacturer #: 131658800
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, which allows the door...
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Turn - Type Start Switch – Part Number: 134398300
Turn - Type Start Switch
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PartSelect #: PS975832
Manufacturer #: 134398300
This part is used to start the dryer once you have selected a setting on the timer.
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Loud Squeaking
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. Access panel at rear of dryer.
7.Unscrew 3 screws from inside, center rear of drum.
8. Remove drum through the front of the dryer. You may have to spread the sides apart a little bit for it to fit
9. Lift up on the rear drum bearing to remove it from the bearing retainer. ( U shaped plastic socket)
10. unsrew 2 screws and remove the bearing retainer, ground ball. Ball retainer is on outside of dryer.
11. Vacuum everything--duct, blower, lint trap, ect.
12. Intall new bearing retainer and grounding ball, an assistant is helpful at this time, one to hold ball retainer on rear of dryer, one to screw it in from the inside
13. reassemble remainder of parts in reverse order.
Parts Used:
Rear Drum Bearing Kit
  • Frank from Boyertown, PA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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short circuit with a brasier metal support
Disconect the dryer from the main power source.

1) Remove the two screws from the rear / upper panel (below the control panel).

2) Snap the front side using a flat head screw driver.

3) On the inside front, remove two screws (one on each side) from the upper side and snap the door assembly off.

4) Remove the rear motor access panel (two screws) and appying tension to the spring remove the belt.

5) Pull the drum upwards (verticaly) unnapping it from the rear wall and remove it horizontally through the front panel.

6) Disconect the four leads to the heating element and remove the four screws from the rear of the dryer and replace the heating element.

Follow the same steps backwards to put the dryer together again.
Parts Used:
Heating Element Assembly
  • Juan Carlos from Weston, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Thermal Limiter opened
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.
Parts Used:
Thermal Limiter - Limit 220
  • Stephen from Newnan, GA
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
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