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PartSelect Number PS418388
Manufacturer Part Number 131644700
Manufactured by Frigidaire
Product Description

Door Handle Specifications

This part is the replacement door handle for your dryer. It is made of white plastic and measures about 2 ½ inches long and 4 inches wide. The door handle allows you to open and close the dryer door. If it is cracked, damaged, or missing, this is the part that will replace it. Many of our customers rated this repair easy, as the new handle should simply snap into place. This is an OEM part sourced directly from the manufacturer.
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Troubleshooting
This part works with the following products:
Dryer.
This part works with the following products:
Frigidaire, Kenmore, Gibson, Westinghouse.
Part# 131644700 replaces these:
AP2107331, 407940, 131484400
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    Marianna DUFFY
    January 24, 2018
    I need a new door handle for my dryer
    For model number FDG648GHS0
    Hi Marianna, Thank you for your question. The part number listed under your model number for door handle is PS418388. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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    Wendy
    October 23, 2019
    This is to replace broken door handle, white, for Frigidaire gallery heavy duty dryer, fsg 447ghsv, serial number x01240470. Will this be the right part to order
    For model number 1316447
    Hello Wendy, thank you for inquiring. Yes, this is the compatible replacement Door Handle for your model dryer. Good luck with your repair!

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       Average Repair Rating: 4.1 / 5.0, 13 reviews. What's this?
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      Knobs & Handle Broken
      Did repairs by hand, took longer to open box and remove packaging that to install the parts. Total time from mail box to repair complete- 3 Minutes.
      Other Parts Used:
      Selector Knob
      • Kevin from Cedar Rapids, IA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      81 of 145 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Due to weather exposure, the handle fatigued and broke in several parts.
      You simply pry the old handle off with a flathead screwdriver, and then line up the new handle and snap it into place. It took less than 30 seconds! A breeze.
      • Sean from Sacramento, CA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      57 of 985 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Cloths get caught between the front of drum and flet bearing
      Replaced upper and lower felt bearings. Lubed the drum bearing.
      The help on this site was great for doing the repair.
      Other Parts Used:
      Drum Belt Upper Drum Glide High Temperature Lubricant
      • Jesse from Eagle, ID
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        1- 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Pliers, Screw drivers
      37 of 443 people found this instruction helpful.
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      door handle an screws missing
      doo handle snapped in place an replced screws that were missing
      Other Parts Used:
      Screw - Flat Head
      • gary from hope, AR
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      18 of 184 people found this instruction helpful.
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      tabs on the door handle broke from use
      got new door handle, inserted and clipped into place, no tools needed, time to repair 5 secs, 1 sec to insert handle, 4 secs to open and shut door numerous times to make sure it was in right. Washer and dryer are over 10 years old, but I like them because you can repair them if something breaks, with the newer models don't know if you can do this.
      • Paul from San Jose, CA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      8 of 8 people found this instruction helpful.
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      1. Plastic door handle was dry rotted. 2. Plastic blower 7/8 inch nut was cracked. 3. The bearings on the dryer motor where seized.
      1. The old door handle was just easily pried out and the new one snapped right in place. Job took about one to 2 minutes.
      2 and 3. Watched the video on how to take the blower wheel assembly and motor out and then back in. Just copied what the video showed. Really easy. It helps to have an assistant when taking out and installing the dryer drum but not mandatory.
      Other Parts Used:
      Blower Housing with Blower Wheel Drive Motor with Pulley
      • Todd from ROSAMOND, CA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        More than 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Dryer leaving brown streaks on clothing
      Very easy and straight forward repair.

      Unplug the dryer and move it to a location that offers some room to work.

      Use flathead screw driver to pop the front side top of the dryer up then lift the top of the dryer up to expose the drum.

      Use phillips head screw driver to remove the two screws from the access panel on the rear of the dryer. Reach into the access area and remove the drum belt from the tensioner assembly. It's spring loaded so watch your fingers.

      Disconnect the wiring harness at the right front of the dryer.

      Remove the two screws that secure the front of the dryer to the sides.

      Remove the front panel of the dryer by pulling the panel forward then up and off the two tabs at the bottom.

      The felt strips and glides (which are worn off if you are doing this repair) are glued to the front panel of the dryer and now need to be removed. Removing the old felt will take some time and is the most difficult part of this whole repair.

      Use some goof off or similar solvent adhesive remover to ease the removal of the felt. A putty knife will likely be helpful too.

      Once the felt is off, wipe off any excess solvent and make sure the area to be re-felted is clean and dry.

      Apply small serpentine bead of provided adhesive to the felt strips and glue the new strips on to the dryer. There is more than enough glue in the tube provided to get the job done. After applying felt strips, let them sit for about 30 minutes before reassembling dryer. You may want to use some light duty clamps to hold the felt in place while the glue sets but that's probably not necessary since the glue sets rapidly. Follow the directions on the glue tube.

      Reassemble in opposite order.

      Take the opportunity to vacuum out your dryer and give it a good inspection while you have it cracked open. You just might find those socks that disappeared.

      Here are some "while your at it" ideas:

      Replace both upper and lower felt strips.
      Vacuum out entire dryer cabinet and the foam seal on the air box.
      Replace drive belt.
      Replace light bulb.
      Replace bearing ball on rear of drum or apply some lubricant to the bearing.

      I'm not saying do all these things, I'm just suggesting these items as things to consider based on the age and usage of your dryer.

      This is an easy one person repair that requires no experience or special tools. Don't pay the repair man. Do it yourself.
      Other Parts Used:
      Upper Drum Glide Front Lower Drum Seal
      • Michael from Snellville, GA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        1- 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful.
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      door handle broke off a the handle
      used a putty knife to press the clips away from the door and lift the assembly away out of the door. Used the putty knife to push the clip over the lip and snap the new handle into place
      • John from SARATOGA SPGS, NY
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful.
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      No problem
      Just snap into place
      • Terrance from MENOMONIE, WI
      • Difficulty Level:
        Very Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Door handle broke and came off.
      Simply popped it back into place, careful not to break the new handle.
      • Elizabeth from Mentor, OH
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful.
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          Model Cross Reference
          This part works with the following models:
          PartSelect Number: PS418388
          Manufacturer Part Number: 131644700
          Brand
          Model Number
          Description
          Frigidaire
          41749012890
          Dryer - Residential, Electric
          Frigidaire
          41749022890
          Dryer - Residential, Electric
          Kenmore
          41759012890
          Dryer - Kemore Dryer 41759012890
          Frigidaire
          41759022890
          Dryer - Gas
          Kenmore
          41764182300
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41769042990
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41769042991
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41769052990
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41769052991
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41774182300
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41774182301
          Dryer
          Kenmore
          41779042900
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          41779042991
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          41779052990
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          41779052991
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          41780032990
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          41780042990
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          41780042991
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          41780052990
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          41780052991
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          41780142000
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          41780412700
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          41781042000
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          41781042001
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          41781052000
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