Question about GE DCSR483EA Electric Dryer
It could be a number of things to cause drag on the drum. A rear bering or front slides sounds like the most common. The front slides are small plastic like parts that the drum rides on around the door area (GE Part Number GHPWE1M333). The rear bering is located on a stud that protrudes from the center of the rear of the drum. Remove the belt and slide the drum straight out. You will see the bering stud mounted to the drum. The bering will either be on the stud or still inside the bering holder in the rear of the dryer itself. Look for signs of wear or a torn bering. Grease shaft very well when replacing. Also, look for signs of wear inside the dryer to where the drum would be rubbing the case or cabinet. Both these berings are pretty inexpensive and if you have the know-how, easy to replace as well. Good Luck!!!! Jim
Posted on Sep 08, 2007
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