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Drum Support Roller Kit – Part Number: 12001541
$18.07

Drum Support Roller Kit

This drum support roller kit includes one drum roller and two washers. Most dryers use two drum rollers; it is recommended to change both at once. The drum support roller holds the...

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Front Glide Kit – Part Number: 306508
$5.92

Front Glide Kit

The front glide is located at the front of the dryer, the drum rides along it. If you hear a metal-on-metal noise when your dryer is running, your front glide may be worn out and r...

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Roller Shaft – Part Number: WP6-3129480
$5.16

Roller Shaft

This roller shaft is also known as a support roller shaft or a drum roller axle, and is a part for your dryer. The function of this piece is to act as the axle for the drum roller;...

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Lint Filter – Part Number: WP33001808
$36.96

Lint Filter

This is a replacement lint filter for your dryer. The lint filter is approximately 12 1/2 inches in length. Simply remove the existing filter and replace it with the new one. Check...

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Multi Rib Belt - 91-5/8" – Part Number: WP33002535
$16.60

Multi Rib Belt - 91-5/8"

This multi rib belt spins the dryer drum during the drying cycle. This belt is 91-5/8 inches in length, 3/8th of an inch wide and has five ridges. It is black in color and made of ...

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Retaining Ring – Part Number: WP9703438
$3.40

Retaining Ring

This part is a retaining ring, sometimes called a retaining clip, that holds the drum support roller onto the shaft of a dryer. It is made entirely of metal and measures less than ...

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Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing – Part Number: WP6-3700340
$11.41

Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing

The idler pulley tightens the drive belt to properly spin the dryer drum. It is attached to an idler bracket. This part comes with the idler pulley and center bearing. To replace t...

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Drum Roller Shaft Washer – Part Number: WP312535
$5.27

Drum Roller Shaft Washer

If you notice that your dryer is noisy or will not tumble, then you may need to replace the drum roller shaft washer. This drum roller shaft washer is just under an inch in diamete...

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Door Catch Kit – Part Number: LA-1003
$14.30

Door Catch Kit

This door catch kit is designed for use in dryers. This is an authentic OEM replacement part. This catch assembly ensures the door of your appliance will close, and remain closed. ...

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Idler Pulley Shaft Washer – Part Number: WPY312527
$7.81

Idler Pulley Shaft Washer

This idler pulley shaft washer is used with many clothes dryers. It is less than an inch long, and it is black in color.

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Lint into venting area.

Lint Filter – Part Number: WP33001808
  • Customer: Anthony from DeKalb, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 499 of 511 people found this instruction helpful
Removal of old lint collector and replace with new one. read more

dryer squeeking

  • Customer: gerald from park city, MT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 478 of 502 people found this instruction helpful
removed front panel,lifted top, removed drum and drive belt,remove old rollers and acc and instlled new and reinstalled dryer parts. read more

The old lint screen had a couple tears in it

Lint Filter – Part Number: WP33001808
  • Customer: Ron from Monte Vista, CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 375 of 380 people found this instruction helpful
No problem at all, just took out the old one in front and slid in the new one. read more