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Need to replace bearing in model LEQ6400FSO

Need to get front panel off

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SOURCE: Dryer squeals

You have to take the whole drum out of it. But if you want to save money you can just find the center of the drum bearing (hub kit) you can do this by looking for a small hole in the center back of the dryer. Then go up a half inch to an inch and drill a small hole in just the back and then pump oil into the hole. This should stop the squeeking.

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Samsung big wash noise when in use no error message or leaks

Drain Pump
To check the drain pump first see if you hear it when it is agitating if it is it is unlikely to be the drain pump. If you hear it in spin or drain cycle check the filter.Some have a small cover in the lower front put a screwdriver in the hole and turn counterclockwise to remove. There will be a cover to remove, water will come out so be prepared with a towel or wet vac. Clean this out. Other Machines will need to access the drain pump to get to the filter. This can be done by removing the back panel on some washers. On others you will need to remove the lower panel or complete front panel depending on model. The filter is located inside the large hose from the tub to the pump. Remove the hose and clean the filter. If you hear the pump making noises you will need to remove the drain pump and check for obstructions, broken impeller, or not spinning freely. Remove obstructions if it does not spin freely replace the drain pump. If you hear it hum replace the pump.

Struts/ Shocks
The struts can cause squeaking noise or vibrations. You will need to remove the back panel , top panel, or lower front panel then run machine to check if the noise is coming from the struts. If it is replace the struts

If the motor hums, rattles,or squeals replace the motor. This is easy to do. Remove the back panel then run machine to check for noises.

Check the belt for making noises by removing the rear panel and then running the machine, if it is making any noise replace the belt

Rear Bearing
To check the rear bearing remove the back panel and listen for noises or any water leakage around the bearing. If any noise is heard replace the rear bearing. Check with service manual all bearings are not repairable. The outer drum may get damaged trying to replace this bearing on some models.

Proceed according and fix it. God bless you

Jun 09, 2013 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool dryer,model WED5300VW0 is snagging my clothes. How can this be fixed?

hello. You are going to need to inspect the bearing and front seal on the front of the drum, and also the bearing ring for front support. The rear of the drum is supported by two rollers underneath. First of all, here is a parts diagram for your dryer. On this first one, you can see the bearing ring for front support. Part number 36. It will need to be inspected for wear.

The next thing that I would inspect is the front bearing and seal, which is part number 38 in this diagram. It will need to be inspected also.

When these things are worn, it can cause the drum to drop slightly and snag your clothes. In order to take a look at these things, your going to have to know how to disassemble your dryer.
You do this as follows;

Pull your dryer out from the wall to avoid hitting the wall when you raise the cabinet top. Lift the lint screen access cover and remove the two screws inside. Do not remove the actual lint screen before you remove the screws. Removing the lint screen first could lead to accidentally dropping the screws down the lint screen shaft and into the blower wheel.
If your older Whirlpool clothes dryer model has a kickplate, remove it first. You can either pop it off, or pry the kickplate off the interior spring catches. Depending on your model, you may have to use a putty knife to push in on the spring catch at the center of the top of the kickplate. With the kickplate removed, proceed to lift the cabinet top.
Use a putty knife, or some other thin and flat object to wedge in under the cabinet top. Your goal is to push each of the two interior spring catches back out of the way, thereby releasing the cabinet top. The spring catches are located one on the left side under the cabinet top and one on the right side under the cabinet top.
Loosen the two bottom screws securing the front panel to the unit. Do not remove them just yet. Locate the two screws at the inside top of the cabinet. They also help to secure the front panel to the dryer unit. Remove these two screws. Balance the front panel as best you can as you remove the two bottom screws that you have just loosened. Disconnect the wire leads connected to the door switch. Hold the dryer drum in place and remove the front panel of your dryer. Some models may have extra screws holding the front panel in place. If you are having difficulty removing the front panel, do a check for more screws.
Reassembling the entire unit is basically the disassembly process in reverse. Reattach the front panel of the dryer in the same manner you took it off. Make sure you reattach the wire leads to the door switch, and replace all of the screws that were earlier removed. You will want to watch this. It will tell you how to replace the seal on the door. this will show you how to replace the ring seal on the drum.

These are so detailed, I think it's all that you'll need to complete job. These whirlpool dryers are not hard to work on once you know how to do it.

I really hope this helps you. I hope that everything you need is covered here.



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Replace drum bearing ... in a ASKO W6551 step by step

you need to remove the drum start at the front remove front panel,four screws 2 under front,1 behind soap drawer and the one near the filter,next take door off 4 spring clips on the next panel plus screw on door lock,remove door lock,then undo clamp band,bolt at bottom and remove counter weight panel (heavy).remove stainless steel inner panel,use a screwdriver to loosen,from the back remove drum pulley.the drum will then pull out.replace vseal and bearings.hope this helps

Jun 05, 2010 | Asko WL6511W Front Load Washer

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I need a manual or somebody to tell me how to remove the back of my hotpoint dryer. Model DLL2650BGLWH. It sqeeks really bad and I was told it's prbably a shaft or bearing. Also, can I just try to...

Disconnect power to dryer.
Take screws out above door, allowing dryer top to swing up and back.
Remove screw near top from side panel into front panel, allowing front panel to be removed and set to the side.
Some models have a very small access panel at the very center of the drum on back, which may hide an " E " clip on the drum shaft, which would have to be removed, all other dryers no longer use them. Lift dryer drum up slightly and pull it forward a couple inches. (you do not need to remove the belt) Remove all the loose washers / sleaves on the back shaft of the drum and install a new WE3X75 rear drum bearing, then re-install drum. (no need to put the E clip back on.)
Check the drum slides on the bottom front side of the drum. Most times, if the rear bearing is in need of replacement, so are the front drum slides, especially the one on the left (blower / motor) side.
Just trying to lubricate it will not solve your problem.

Feb 18, 2010 | Dryers

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GE electric dryer (model #: DRSR483ED2WW) sounds like grinding metal when dryer starts/runs

you need to replace the rear drum bearing by removing the front panel lower screws and then remove the top cover and lean back and secure so as not to break wires to control panel,then remove drum belt,lift out drum and replace with bearing kit

Feb 01, 2010 | Dryers

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GE Dryer Model DWSR483EA1WW squeaky noises

Un-plug dryer. Remove screws from front panel into dryer top. (just inside the door, at the top of the opening) Swing top up and remove screw near top of front panel on each side. Tilt front panel forward and lift off, set to the side. (leave wires attatched) Pull drum ahead about 4 inches. Do not remove belt. (it's a little tough to get the drum past the sides of the dryer) Remove the old rear drum bearing and replace it. If I remember correctly, it is a part number WE3X37. Replace drum. Check the front drum support slides on the front panel. They should be about 1/8 inch thick. If the rear bearing was squeaking, they may need replacing also. Finish re-assembly, plug back in and test.

Oct 18, 2009 | Dryers

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It makes a constant squeaking noise

In most cases, this will be a worn idler pulley. I would inspect this pulley for excessive clearance.

Access to the idler pulley varies by model, if your dryer has a lower front panel (kick plate) start there. It should lift up and off or it may be held in place with a few screws or snaps; it may also have a catch at the edges or center gap between the kick panel and main panel. To release the catch, push a putty knife, wrapped with masking tape, into the gap and push back the catch. The next easiest access point is the rear panel. The rear access panel is held in place with several screws along the outer edges. The last resort method of access is the removal of the entire front panel. The front panel supports the front of the drum and so removal is more difficult. Front panel removal varies. In general, access is gained by lifting the top (remove the lint trap screws first), removing the screws that secure the front panel, and detaching the panel from the drum.

When reaching into the dryer be careful of sharp edges on the cabinet and interior supports. Reach in to the belt and give it tug. It should be taught and have only a little give. The belt should go under the idler pulley and over the motor pulley. Lift the idler pulley toward the motor to relieve tension on the belt and remove it from the motor pulley.

Turn the idler pulley wheel, it should turn smoothly, quietly and without any wobble. Inspect it for cracks or uneven wear. If the idler pulley does not maintain proper tension or is damaged it should be replaced. Depending upon your model, the entire assembly or just the wheel or bearing may be replaced.

Oct 04, 2009 | Hotpoint TDC32 Electric Dryer

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Help my dryer makes an awful squeaking noise when I dry . Maybe a loose belt not really sure. Do you have any ideas it still dries just sounds terrible doing it. Thanks Donna

The problem may not be the rear bearing. It could be the drum glides in the front drum bearing that the drum rubs against as it spins. The rear part of the drum is supported by the drum bearing. The front, however is supported by the drum glides. These glides are plastic and do wear down. Once they wear through, you usually have have metal on metal scraping as the front of the drum will be rubbing against the case of the dryer. You can view the glides at Type in your model number as "DBXR463EB0WW" The digit before the last two W's is a zero, not an "O". Go to the "Front Panel and Door" heading and locate items 313 and 316. This is the entire front bearing with glides. If the bearing itself is not worn, just replace the glides (take note of the glide color, there are different part numbers for them). You will need to lift the top panel, to access.

If you inspect the glides and they aren't worn, or if the noise you are experiencing is definitely coming from the rear bearing, you will need to remove the front panel of the dryer to access the drum. Once the front panel has been removed, you will need to release the tension on the dryer belt and remove it from the drive motor. Then, with the belt still wrapped around the drum you can use it as a handle to help guide the drum from its rear mount. A replacement kit is located under the "Drum" heading as item 508 (Includes all the parts).

Ideally, you hope that this is a simple drum glide problem. The repair isn't that difficult. Replacing the rear bearing, however, can be extensive for someone that has never performed this repair before. Take note of the exploded view diagrams for reference. NOTE: If you decide to repair this yourself, make sure the dryer is UNPLUGGED any time you service it. Dangerous voltage is still present inside the dryer, even with the power turned off.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Dryer problem

You need to replace the rear drum bearing, and also the plastic bearing pads at the front of the dryer, where the drum goes round against the front panel.
There is a repair kit that contains all the parts you need to carry out this repair, with instructions on what to do.
It does involve stripping the dryer down to complete these repairs.

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Frigidaire front loader washer

you can find bearings at .com you will need to wright down your model number and make of machine there about £5.00 pound or less its so easy to hit the other ones out and clean away any dirt and put your new ones in so easy you can not go wrong

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