Appliance Tip of the Day: Dryer Disassembly

by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on November 16, 2003

in Dryer Repair

appliance tip of the day archiveAt some point during the life of your dryer, you’re gonna need to open it up to do some surgery. Here are basic disassembly procedures for the most common dryer brands and models. And, Hoss, a genuine manufacturer’s repair manual can be a valuable accomplice in your dryer repair odyssey. Come git you some.

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grasshoppers visualizing a dryer disassembly with the master

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Snorpus October 2, 2004 at 12:11 pm

I have a small addition to your instructions for disassembling early model (pre-1990) GE electric dryers. In my case, it was to replace the belt.

After removing the four screws securing the top, and the two screws at the bottom of the front panel, I still couldn’t remove the drum (no clearance). By removing the two screws on the inside top front that secure the front panel, I was able to swing the front panel down to horizontal, and the drum slid straight out.

Thanks for the many tips on your site.

Regards,
Snorp.

Joe July 19, 2005 at 7:38 pm

I can’t tell you how happy I am that I ran across your web page. I have been trying for hours to put a new belt on my Maytag dryer and after searching every newsgroup and web page for help I finally found yours! You had exactally what I needed (just a simple picture of how to route the belt). Thanks a lot.

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