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GE Gas Dryer Lint Trap Foam Seal Replacement #WE1M825

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the lint trap foam seal (or duct gasket) on GE and Hotpoint gas dryers. The most common reason for replacing the seal is when it is damaged or missing, allowing lint to get into the internal parts of the dryer and causing it to overheat.

All of the information in this foam seal replacement video is applicable to the following brands: GE, Hotpoint

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 lint filter.
4
Now remove the screws inside the door frame which secure the main top.
5
Carefully slide the main top forward, unhook it from the control panel tabs and remove.
6
Uninstall the screws securing the front panel.
7
Now, lift the front panel up and rotate it to the side.
8
Carefully detach the front bulkhead from the front panel.
9
Disconnect the moisture sensor wires and set the bulkhead down on a sturdy surface.
10
Pull off the old lint trap gasket if still intact and clean off any residue on the bulkhead.
11
Install the new lint trap gasket by peeling off the paper to expose the adhesive backing as you position the gasket on the bulkhead.
12
Press down to adhere.
13
Reconnect the wires to the moisture sensor on the bulkhead then position and snap the bulkhead into place.
14
Reposition the front panel by first inserting the tabs in the base with the slots in the panel.
15
Now lift up the drum and snap the front panel into place.
16
Secure the screws.
17
Replace the main top by aligning the slots in the top with the tabs on the frame then reinstall the screws in the door frame to secure.
18
Reinstall the lint filter.
19
Reposition the control panel by inserting the tabs into the slots at the back of the main top.
20
Replace the screws in the back to secure.
21
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 instructions for replacing the lint trap foam seal (or duct gasket) on GE and Hotpoint gas dryers. The most common reason for replacing the seal is when it is damaged or missing, allowing lint to get into the internal parts of the dryer and causing it to overheat.

All of the information in this foam seal replacement video is applicable to the following brands: GE, Hotpoint
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 lint filter.
4
Now remove the screws inside the door frame which secure the main top.
5
Carefully slide the main top forward, unhook it from the control panel tabs and remove.
6
Uninstall the screws securing the front panel.
7
Now, lift the front panel up and rotate it to the side.
8
Carefully detach the front bulkhead from the front panel.
9
Disconnect the moisture sensor wires and set the bulkhead down on a sturdy surface.
10
Pull off the old lint trap gasket if still intact and clean off any residue on the bulkhead.
11
Install the new lint trap gasket by peeling off the paper to expose the adhesive backing as you position the gasket on the bulkhead.
12
Press down to adhere.
13
Reconnect the wires to the moisture sensor on the bulkhead then position and snap the bulkhead into place.
14
Reposition the front panel by first inserting the tabs in the base with the slots in the panel.
15
Now lift up the drum and snap the front panel into place.
16
Secure the screws.
17
Replace the main top by aligning the slots in the top with the tabs on the frame then reinstall the screws in the door frame to secure.
18
Reinstall the lint filter.
19
Reposition the control panel by inserting the tabs into the slots at the back of the main top.
20
Replace the screws in the back to secure.
21
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the appliance is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Foam Seal
Foam Seal
$10.06
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$14.18
Total$0.00

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