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Clothes get hung between tumbler tub and front of dryer and are scorched, what parts do I need to fix this?

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You probably need a new glide kit on front panel
Unplug it and pop the topClothes get hung between tumbler tub and front of - a068344.jpg to get into the machine and take a look see. This is the most simple of all dryers to repair. It uses glides on front for the tub to ride on and it uses a hanger 3e1ec1c.jpgbearing in the rear for the drum to ride on. The plastic cup that the drum is cradled in wears down to metal to metal and can actually be cut in half causing the drum to drop down and lock up. This dryer is very easy to work on. MORE HERE

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HI The drum is mostly stainless steel; The end that contacts the drum guide is just painted steel. After years of rubbing, some rust can form after the paint wears away,thus, causing the stain. Painting the bare metal (after removing all rust) and replacing the tumbler bearings,roller and roller shafts, will correct this issue and prevent it form happening in the future. You should also replace the tumbler seal while the unit is disassembled. Part numbers are below:

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