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NVLR333ETOWB HOTPOINT DRYER EATING CLOTHES

The dryer gets clothes caught between the drum and the plastic part at the top of the dryer. I made sure that the bearing was okay in the back of the unit. What do I need to replac to repair the problem?

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John P.

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  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    if you open the door and push the drum backwards you can get your clothes out with out tearing them. does it squeak real loud? there seems to be friction plates that the drum rides on that wear out. im in the process of seeing if the friction plates are worth replacing.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have countless clothes with burn markes on them from getting stuck at the top of the dryer between the inside drum (is that what it's called?) and the outside of the turning part. The clothes twist and twist and then overheat and burn. All the burn marks on the clothes look the same, a sort of dark brown bow look with twist marks in the center. I've called GE. This is their problem to fix. My dryer is less than 4 years old and I do not expect to buy GE appliances as disposable items every 5 years. I have not gotten any satisfaction from GE cutomer service. Please help! I'm afraid this is going to be an expensive repair if I have to pay for it myself. Also, this dryer is a gas dryer.

  • veneziav May 15, 2009

    GE Frontload gas dryer traps clothes between the drum on top and a small hole that keeps spinning while the clothes are stuck and the clothes usually end up with a grease spot and if they have strings like sweatpants or hooded sweatshirts they twist and twist until they break.

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Very likely the front support bearing is worn through and cracked there are also three drum slides that are positioned on the bearing which very likely worn to nothing and will need to be replaced as well. For model # NVLR333ET0WB replacement part numbers are:
FRONT BEARING: WE3X77
BEARING SLIDES: WE3X87

Good Luck to you.

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