Question about Danby DCD5505W Electric Dryer
Yes, I can hear the motor running and everything. It just doesn't turn anymore. I have taken the top cover off to look inside but the drum takes up most of the space and therefore my viewing capacity is limited. I was wondering if I would have any luck taking off the back panel next and then maybe I can inspect the belt from that angle ? ( I am not mechanically inclined per se but I am willing to learn and try on my own because I am on a fixed income and so your help is a blessing to me and I thank you much ) I am glad I found this web-site.
Here are the Danbyinstructions:
INSTRUCTIONS TO CHANGEDRYER BELT DCD5505W-1, REMOVE THE SCREWS ACROSS THE BOTTOM OF
THE FRONT THAT GO FROM BOTTOM UP. REMOVETHE TOP BY REMOVING THE 2 SCREWS HOLDING IT DOWN FROM BEHIND, PULL BACK ANDLIFT OFF. REMOVE THE 2 SCREWS ON EACH SIDE THAT GO FROM INSIDE FORWARD THATHOLD THE PLASTIC FRONT ON AND REMOVE THE PLASTIC FRONT. REMOVE THE FRONT SCREWFROM THE CENTER
BRACE BAR RUNNING FRONT TO BACK ACROSS THE TOP. REMOVE THE 2 SCREWS ON EACHSIDE AT THE
TOP THAT WERE REVEALED WHEN THE PLASTIC FRONT WAS REMOVED. REMOVE THE 6 SCREWSAROUND THE FACE JUST INSIDE THE DOOR THEN SWING THE FRONT OUT RIGHT TO LEFT. REMOVETHE 2 SCREWS ON EACH SIDE OF THE
INNER BULKHEAD PANEL AND REMOVE THE PANEL. AT THIS POINT YOU CAN REPLACE THEBELT, IDLER, AND MOTOR MOUNTS. THE 1 EXTRA STEP THE REPLACING THE MOTOR IS TO REMOVE THE BACK AND THEBLOWER COVER THEN UNTHREAD THE BLOWER WHEEL FROM THE MOTOR SHAFT. Before doing all this Make sure the dryer is unplugged.
Posted on May 23, 2010
On some dryers, actually the front comes off easier. Yes, you need a better view down there. Make sure the dryer is unplugged! Let me know what you find.
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