GE Dryer Support Drum Bearing Replacement #WE3M26

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the front drum support bearing on a GE gas dryer. The most common reasons for replacing the drum support bearing are when the dryer is noisy or won’t turn at all.

All of the information for this support drum bearing replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid, Roper, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Amana, Admiral

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws at the rear of the control panel to release it.
3
Next, open the dryer door and remove the screws inside the door frame which secure the main top.
4
Now carefully slide the main top forward, unhook it from the control panel tabs and remove.
5
Uninstall the screws securing the front panel.
6
Now, lift the front panel up and rotate it to the side.
7
If applicable to your model, remove the light bulb.
8
Detach the slide bearing tabs from the front panel and gently pull the old slide bearing assembly away from the front bulkhead.
9
Prepare the new drum slide bearing for installation by first removing the plug from the light bulb access hole if required and installing new drum slides.
10
Install the new bearing assembly by inserting the lower tabs into the bulkhead and snapping the assembly into place.
11
Reinstall the light bulb if applicable.
12
Reposition the front panel by first inserting the tabs in the base with the slots in the panel.
13
Now lift up the drum and snap the front panel into place.
14
Secure the screws.
15
Replace the main top by inserting the control panel tabs into the slots at the back of the main top.
16
Fully position then replace the screws.
17
Secure the control panel with the screws in the back.
18
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the appliance is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the front drum support bearing on a GE gas dryer. The most common reasons for replacing the drum support bearing are when the dryer is noisy or won’t turn at all.

All of the information for this support drum bearing replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid, Roper, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Amana, Admiral
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws at the rear of the control panel to release it.
3
Next, open the dryer door and remove the screws inside the door frame which secure the main top.
4
Now carefully slide the main top forward, unhook it from the control panel tabs and remove.
5
Uninstall the screws securing the front panel.
6
Now, lift the front panel up and rotate it to the side.
7
If applicable to your model, remove the light bulb.
8
Detach the slide bearing tabs from the front panel and gently pull the old slide bearing assembly away from the front bulkhead.
9
Prepare the new drum slide bearing for installation by first removing the plug from the light bulb access hole if required and installing new drum slides.
10
Install the new bearing assembly by inserting the lower tabs into the bulkhead and snapping the assembly into place.
11
Reinstall the light bulb if applicable.
12
Reposition the front panel by first inserting the tabs in the base with the slots in the panel.
13
Now lift up the drum and snap the front panel into place.
14
Secure the screws.
15
Replace the main top by inserting the control panel tabs into the slots at the back of the main top.
16
Fully position then replace the screws.
17
Secure the control panel with the screws in the back.
18
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the appliance is functioning properly.

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