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GE DPSR83EA Electric Dryer squeaks

I have removed the top of the dryer to get to the drum and lift it out to see underneath. It doesn't look like it comes out that way without removing all of the panels. I'm under the impression that the squeaking is from a bad bushing, but I'm not sure. I'd like to get literally to the bottom of it and find out. I guess I'm looking for instructions on how to exactly take apart the dryer to get down there.


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Dennis Peters

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Ok your right there,,easy going now ,,always unplug unit,,the top is off look down in the front of the drum at the front door panel see the 2 phillips head screws on the the right and left ,,remove them,,remove the door switch connection,,good,,your there,,go to back of dryer and remove that little acess window,,now remove belt..attention,,make a little map of how belt is on idler pull and motor ...now remove your drum...all the coins you find are mine...haa

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