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My clothes are getting hung up at the front of my dryer where it turns and they keep getting tore when pulled out. they also have brown greasy looking stuff on them afterwards, what is the problem. thanks

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Sounds like the problem is that the teflon drum support shoes are worn out and the drum has dropped creating a gap that the clothes get caught in.
First of all unplug the dryer.
Pull the dryer out from the wall about a foot, pry the top up at the front using wooden shimming wedges, tapping them in lightly or a flat screwdriver with a rag wrapped round it to protect the dryer finish, when the top is released from the spring clips lift the top and hinge it back and rest it against the back wall, remove the two screws at the top corners of the front panel and pull the panel slightly toward you, disconnect the door interlock switch then lift the front panel out of the way, everthing will now be in plain view.
This would be a good time to also replace the drum drive belt.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009


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