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Cracked drum on the DLE3777W model

Clothes have a burned smell when they come out of the dryer. Thumping noise as well. LG will do nothing about this issue. Our dryer is almost 2.5 years old. Does anybody know the replacemnet number for this drum on this model. Has anyone replaced a drum and hw long has it lasted. Want to make sure its worth replaceing or just to get a new dryer.

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The drum is a part number 3045EL1002F which will set you back at least $135. Still well worth the repair, especially if you can install it yourself. You have to remove the top by removing 3 screws in back and sliding top back about 2 inches and lifting off. Then, remove front panel. Remove 4 screws holding the front bulkhead. Remove belt from drum. Remove drum. First time might take a hour, second one you do will take about 15 minutes.
Now, don't rate me down because you don't like having to repair your dryer. I didn't manufacture it. I'm just giving you a bunch of free advise.

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Mntech, how do you wrap the belt around the pulleys once they are off, there appears to be too much slack when putting the drum back in the machine?

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  • lesrom Aug 15, 2009

    MNTECH, how do you wrap the belt aound the pulleys, there seems to be too much slack after I put the drum back in the machine?

  • lesrom Aug 15, 2009

    I figured out my problem. Thanks to mntech for the post, his explanation got me moving and saved me money because I was able to make the repair described in pretty short order.

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