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The whirlpool dryer I have is loosing its sealant strip on the inside of the back of the dryer. Does it need to be replaced and if yes how.

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  • gretcheneric Jun 01, 2008

    I would like to know if we can fix it ourselves, and if yes how?

  • gretcheneric Jun 01, 2008

    The model number is LE9500xtw1

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Well...it's not simple..will take around 2 to 3 hours...

first thing..can you provide the model number, and lets see if we can find you a service manual

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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    Patrick Michaels Jun 01, 2008

    are we referring to the same item here? Ginko?

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    Patrick Michaels Jun 01, 2008

    high fives ginko..hopes he's right on this one.

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It should not be a difficult operation, contact a seller here and order a replacement for your model. You will be asked for model number.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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    Ginko Jun 01, 2008

    The strip is self adhesive, just remove the old one and replace, here is one more part distributor

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    Ginko Jun 01, 2008

    the part is called seal or seal strip.

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Yes..it may lead to some kind of water or heat leakage..

you could call for a technician o that company..
they ll do it for you

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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