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What grease to put on idler pulley?

Hello. I have a GE profile prodigy dryer. I changed part for idler pulley but what grease do I put on the the metal bar. Lithium or Silcone? Confused on what to look for and what max temperature the grease should withstand.

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Hello Gausia;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

Dryers are subject to lint and dust. They are not like your automobile engine where you need to lubricate bearings and

Dryers only have sleeve bearings not ball bearings.

Lubricating these sleeve bearings or belt will collect the dirt & lint.

Do not grease at all.

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