Question about GE WSM2780W Stacked Washer / Dryer
Should I just replace the belt or could there be another problem?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: GE Spacemaker washer/dryer
If you can get it apart, you should be able to fix it yourself. This is a tricky task though (I've seen customers spend hours just trying to change a belt, which you'll have to remove), so you may want to pay the money and have someone come out.
It is hard to say without hearing the noise for myself, but my best educated guess would be that the dryer drum bearing needs to be lubricated. You should lubricate it with white lithium grease, about 1.5 ounces of it.
In order to do this, you will have to take the dryer front off, remove the belt from underneath the drum and then remove the drum. You will see a bearing on the backside of the drum (looks like a post with a ball on it). You will see where that inserts on the back wall of the dryer. You should put the grease in the insertion point, then put the dryer back together again.
Posted on Mar 29, 2008
if you have a broken belt... remove the back. and the drum support. then you can remove the belt... and replace it with the new one...pull back the pulley and them loosen the belt... let me know
Posted on Dec 25, 2008
SOURCE: GE spacemaker dryer won't start
Have you tried keepin the dryer door open, depressing the safety switch which enables the dryer to work when it is closed, and then turn on the dryer to see if it turns at all? Sometimes its the smallest things that cause these problems. That switch that gets pressed when the door closes, sometimes malfunctions. Sometimes the door of the dryer gets out of whack and doesnt really make contact with the switch enough to trigger the flow of electricity.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
If the noise is like a shaking of rattling , like coins being shaked , then it is an object trapped inside the drum.
If instead the noise is a loud grinding , that may get louder on high speed, then it is usually a bad drum bearing.
If dryer is not cooling, check that the noise is not coming from the ventilation fan.
Rollers and belt tensioner can also make noise.
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Posted on May 06, 2009
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Posted on Jun 10, 2011
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