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NVLR333ETOWB HOTPOINT DRYER EATING CLOTHES

The dryer gets clothes caught between the drum and the plastic part at the top of the dryer. I made sure that the bearing was okay in the back of the unit. What do I need to replac to repair the problem?

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John P. Dryer squeaks and pinches clothes

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  • roswell350 Jan 07, 2009

    Thanks. Just ordered the parts

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have looked all over and cannot find a snag or something caught inside the dryer but I keep getting holes in my clothes the size of ink pen bottoms.

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Very likely the front support bearing is worn through and cracked there are also three drum slides that are positioned on the bearing which very likely worn to nothing and will need to be replaced as well. For model # NVLR333ET0WB replacement part numbers are:
FRONT BEARING: WE3X77
BEARING SLIDES: WE3X87

Good Luck to you.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • keith mcintyre Nov 21, 2011

    Hi. I too had the exact same problem and I think diane trott has answered your question perfectly. What I did was to place a piece of teflon (in addition to replacing the plastic piece) in the rectangular hole at the top of the plastic bearing. Good luck to you and thanks to Diane Trott for the part number of the front bearing.

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