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My frigidaire dryer keeps leaving these rust color stain on my clothes and keeps putting holes in them. some times stuff gets stuck in this gap between the dryer drum and where the door shuts how can I fix this. Is there a part that needs to be replaced? Also where do you find the model number of the dryer. I can't find it anywhere on the machine. Thanks!

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The model number is on the inside of the door:
http://www.frigidaire.com/faq/laundry/dryers/where-can-i-find-my-dryer-s-model-and-serial-number

The symptom you describe is often caused by worn drum seals, drum guides and a bearing support.

See this youtube playlist: (First 2 videos show the installation of the dryer maintenance kit) Note there are 2 different part numbers one for full size and one for compact dryers.

http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=CED5E7B2716D6091

Once you have the dryer apart you can sand the rusty areas clean and repaint the applicable damaged / rusted area with the same color "Appliance paint."

There are worn / failed parts in your dryer at the moment that must be replaced even if you did do the touch up painting or the symptom would soon repeat.

Your model number will be required if you need further assistance or to order parts.
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Replace the drum guides that hold the drum in place these are small plasic guides and they do tend to go with time and use of the dryer this is also what is causeing those rust colored marks on your clothing as well if you are able to message me back your make and model number i can provide you a schematic showing where these guides are located and how to go about ordering new ones for you unit also if you have any further questions message me those back as well and please remember when our chat has concluded to rank how this opinion has helped it allows me to help others in similar situations Thanks Rick

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  • Kellymsmith0 Aug 18, 2011

    Kennmore stackable model 417.90872991
    Serial xe11601625
    Great machine had serviced last years but warranty is over and now dryer is tearing tiny holes in clothes and rust marks

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