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Drum light stopped working, how can I change it.. What bulb do I need?

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The drum light is out in a GLER104FSS


first, unplug machine. open the dryer door, Remove light protector cap. (pry with flat screwdriver), unscrew bulb and replace a new one
tadamm!! :-)

Mar 30, 2014 | Frigidaire GLER104FSS Gallery Series 27...

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Why does dryer spin with door open?


Hi Mandy,

The fact that the light bulb is out *and* the drum continues to spin when the door is opened - all point to a faulty door switch.

This switch tells the machine the "status" of the door position. When the door is open, it turns on the light *and* stops / prevents the drum from starting. When closed, the light is shut off *and* the drum is permitted to spin. You should have the switch serviced as if a wire came loose it adds a potential shock hazard - in addition to the safety issue of placing hands into a spinning drum.

Jul 10, 2013 | Dryers

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My Whirpool LGB6000KQ1 Dryer -- The drum won't stop turning when I open the door and the light doesn't come on either.....


You have a faulty door switch. Here is the replacement switch.
There is a video on that same parts page to show you how to replace it.

Feb 10, 2013 | Dryers

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My dryer heats and dries, but when i open the door the drum doesn't stop nor does the light come on. We've changed the bulb...not the problem with the light. Also was squeekin quite a bit..now...


as far as the drum not stopping when door is opened that will be a bad door switch
the noise could be anything from a drum support roller to a blower wheel,the bearing on the motor,the rear drum bearing or even something such asa coin caught between the drum felt seal and the drum
nosies a hard to diagnose online since they dont sound the same in written form

Aug 26, 2011 | Dryers

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The scree reads change drum soon. what does it mean


The drum is the part of the unit that actually does the transfer of the toner onto the paper. Each toner cartridge does about 2,000 pages and the drum needs to be replaced with the ~6th toner cartridge change (varies with use). Order part DR-250 from Brother or any office supply place that would carry the part.

To replace (wait until print quality decreases or it reads change drum now and stops working). Turn off the unit and let it cool. Close the document tray and the extension and open the top cover. Remove the drum carefully and place it where the toner will not spill. Remove the toner cartridge (if it is still good) and set it aside to put in the new drum.
Wrap the old cartridge up and dispose of properly (not in the domestic trash). Keep the new drum out of the light (keep it sealed until needed) as much as possible. Insert the toner cartridge in the new drum. Then insert the unit into the Fax machine. (Hold by the handles) Close the top cover and the starter sheet should be ejected by the machine.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

May 03, 2010 | Brother IntelliFAX 2800 Laser Fax

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Drum light flashing


We have just changed our drum unit but the drum light is still flashing. The printer is printing though. Any suggestions?

Apr 12, 2010 | Brother HL-2150N Laser Printer

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Brother 5250dn drum light blinking; I think drum is ok because I put drum from another working printer and the drum light continued to blink.


The drum light is on due to a preset counter to notify you that the drum has reached the end of Normal Usage life expectancy. It doesn't mean that it has failed, yet...but soon. I would suggest having a new drum on hand for when print quality starts failing. Either new drum units have a reset fuse in them to clear the warning light, or there is a reset proceedure to use after installing the new drum unit.

Nov 06, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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New drum wont work


It sounds to me that your maint counter needs to be reset. 24-7 will reset drum. Let me know if you need help getting into the simulation.

Feb 12, 2009 | Sharp AL-1530CS All-In-One Laser Printer

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Drum light


You need to reset the drum count. Open the toner door. Hold the "Go" key until all 4 lights light up. Let go of the button and close the door. That should reset the drum count and stop the blinking.

Jun 11, 2008 | Brother HL 5140 Laser Printer

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Changing Drum


The drum is where the image is applied before being transfer to the paper. If the drum is wearing down the image will become poor. Changing the drum unit will make the image like new. So, yes you can run the drum catridge until you get a poor print out.

Apr 24, 2008 | Brother MFC 4800 All-In-One Laser Printer

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