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Idler Arm Spring

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PartSelect Number PS418263
Manufacturer Part Number 131601000
Manufactured by Frigidaire
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This part fixes the following symptoms:
Noisy
This part works with the following products:
Dryer.
This part works with the following products:
Frigidaire, Kenmore, Electrolux, Gibson.
Part# 131601000 replaces these:
AP2107236, 407823, 7131601000
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Craig
December 20, 2017
My Electrolux dryer is making noises. It started with a screaching when it started to turn. It has progressed to that plus a rumbling sound all of the time, and a screach when it is shut down. I have inspected the belt and it looks ok. The unit is 4 5 years old what do you think is the problem?
For model number EIMED60LSS3
Hello Craig, Thank you for your inquiry. We would recommend checking the following parts to fix your issue: the idler arm assembly and spring, the drum support roller and the drive motor, Hope this helps!

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Byron
February 10, 2018
There is no sound coming from drive motor and drums spins freely by hand, is it safe to say the motor is the problem?
For model number EIMED55IIW2
Hello Byron, Thank you for your inquiry. It does sound like it, but you can test it with a multimeter to make sure. Hope this helps!

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clothes got caught , burned and ripped on front of drum
I felt ,if I was going to replace the top drum glide and lower basket seal, I might as well replace the belt ,bearing assembly and the idle pulley assembly and avoid having to replace these sooner than later. All of the parts showed alot of wear and the belt like all drive belts, should be changed every 5-6 years.
DISCONNECT ELECTRICITY and GAS LINES
1.popped top by pushing and prying at front /top clips about 2-3in. in from side edges. lifted it off
2. removed the front panel by removing the 2 top front screws from the inside, then the two lower screws from the front after removing the small white plastic hole covers. disconnected the multiplug electric connector top right. set panel aside.
3.remove small back panel.and loosened belt.(observe belt path and idle pulley assy.
4. lifted drum and slid it out the front.
5. using socket, removed rear plastic bearing housing and replaced the same. be careful of observing the small ball bearing and the small piece on outside back panel. replace the same. you wil probably need a second set of hands to hold the piece on the outside when screwing in the screws from the inside.
6. unscew the "bearing" from the rear of the drum and replace with new one.(the screws are self-tapping and go in HARD!!)
7. apply lubricant liberally to plastic bearing holder
8. place new belt around drum(rubber side against drum cloth side out.
9. idle pulley assy. is removed by removing spring and just sliding assy out of holder. replace with new
10. replace drum and belt
11. take front panel and remove top drum glide and lower basket seal.( i marked where the two seal/glide come together with a marker )
12. scrape and remove as much felt and possible. I then used "goo gone" to remove all the glue. clean well and using the provided high temp adhesive reattached glide and seal.
13. reassemble and enjoy your NEW? dryer
Other Parts Used:
Drum Belt Upper Drum Glide Front Lower Drum Seal Rear Drum Bearing Kit Idler Arm Assembly
  • john from owego, NY
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
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Dryer had Loud squeek, barely spun!
First, I shut off the gas & unplugged the dryer. Then I disconnected the vent pipe so I could pull it away from the wall to access the back. Disassembling the dryer was simple.
there are 8 screws: 2 for rear access panel, 2 for top, & 4 for front panel! Once front panel is off, lift back of drum up 2 inches, then forward to get rear bearing out of it's bracket. My rear bearing had worn down so much it was 1/2 the size of the new one! It wore through the bracket down to the metal! I replaced the rear bearing & bracket assembly, as well as the belt & the spring for the belt tensioner! make sure you generously lubricate the new bearing as well as the tensioner pulley! The most time consuming part of this job was cleaning all the lint out the dryer cabinet& cleaning the drum. It works great now! I hope to get a few more years out of it!
Other Parts Used:
Drum Belt Rear Drum Bearing Kit Drum Glide - White
  • John from Edgewater, MD
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Pulley was broken
Just remove and replaced no tools required
Other Parts Used:
IDLER ARM ASSY
  • David from LAKE CHARLES, LA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
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Model Cross Reference
This part works with the following models:
PartSelect Number: PS418263
Manufacturer Part Number: 131601000
Brand
Model Number
Description
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41749012890
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41749022890
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41779042900
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41779042990
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41779052991
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41780032990
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41780042990
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41781042000
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41781042001
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41781052000
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41781052001
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41781100000
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41781101000
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