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Inside dryer silver flaking off

Lg dryer DLE2514W - inside of dryer the silver coating is flaking off or can be scratched off.

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If you need a new drum. Follow the instructions below.

Ordered drum from Sears parts. 3045EL1002D
Cost of 85$ + 15 to ship. It came in 5 days.

Here is how to do it on a DLE2514W. Takes about an hour. I only used a phillips screw

driver. Take your time and look over the situation. I hope that I rememberd

everything. Good luck.
Dryer Drum Repair

Dryer Drum Repair

1. Remove L bracket with 6 screws at the top, rear.
2. Slide top back 2 inches to unlatch and remove.
3. Remove control panel with 2 screws at top, inside corners.
4. Carefully unplug 4 plugs from back of control panel.
5. Looking at inside at the top. Remove wiring bundle from 2 guides.
6. Unplug wire from dryer light.
7. Open dryer door and unscrew 2 screws behind door just below lint trap.
8. Remove 4 screws at top of front panel that holds the door.
9. Lift up front panel to remove. I couldn't get the door switch plug to disconnect
so I carefully rotated it an set it on top of the dryer.
10. Remove upper case bracket with 2 screws in front and 2 screws inside at top.
11. slide up a bit to unlock from sides. Watch routing of dryer switch wire bundle.
12. Remove lint trap duct with 2 machine screws. Carefully slide down to remove.
13. Remove front drum support with 4 screws attached to sides. Lift up to disengage

sides. Lift drum to free from rollers.
14. Observe how drive belt is routed around motor and tension roller. Push tension

roller up and release belt. Carefully take belt off and remove.
15. Almost done. Lift drum up at rear to free from rear rollers. Remove.
16. While your're there vacuume up dust and reverse procedure to install.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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Thanks for the writeup! Did you notice the new drum was a bit harder to turn than the old one? By hand it was pretty tough, but seems to run okay.

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Your find that this inner drum needs replacing! It could be done under the warranty if its under a year old or the product has been recalled for this problem before. If not then you will be buy a new inner drum yourself.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

  • Kris Seymour Mar 07, 2009

    Your find that this inner drum needs replacing! It could be done under the warranty if its under a year old or the product has been recalled for this problem before. If not then you will be buy a new inner drum yourself.

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