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I have Frigidaire Combo unit - FEX831. Dryer has intermittent squeek (loud, shrill) I took most of it apart and cleaned all the lint and crud collected in all sorts of places and oiled. The unit is only 3 yrs old. Actually had the drum off (didnt mean to). the squeek got less noisey but is still there. Where is the rear bearings and how do I replace them. I had the drum off (3 center screw removed) but did not remove it from machine to look at the back. Keeping in mind I have taken it mostly apart and put back together, how hard will it be to replace bearings, and how do I know if it really is the bearings, this squeek has got to go!

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sorry no recalls on fridgidaire front load,,there pretty good units,,the mildew and slugg comes from not using he or low suddsing detergent..now dont move so fast ,,because a new spin basket may not solve your problems with noise..check that back tub bearing while you have it a part..now that unit is fresh and new ,,clean the unit every other month with bleach..hot wash cold rinse,,that will keep suds slug and smell out unit...onthejob

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SOURCE: bearing on front load washing machine needs replacing (Frigidaire

You will need to replace the tub rear shell/bearing assembly (part # 131525500).
To do this, practically the whole machine will need to come apart.
To remove the drive pulley, remove rear cabinet panel. Remove the pulley screw and pull back on the pulley (you may need to giggle it as you pull to remove it).
For the shock pins, grab the open end with a pair of vise-grips. On the "pointy" side of the pin press the tab in with your finger (if you can't push the tab in slide a 9/16" socket onto it) and pull the pin out with the vise-grips (twist back and forth slightly as you pull).

A qualified tech could replace the rear shell/bearing in about 1.5 - 2 hrs. I can certainly give you more help if you need it, let me know.
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Rear Main Bearing is bad, Believe you have replace whole back of the drum, about 200$

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That oil is transmission oil. Not to worry there will be lots left inside

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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