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Ryan_V

dryer help

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Our clothes dryer is having issues...the drum seems to be loose, and every time we dry something, some article of clothing gets stuck and gets stained a rust color where it was stuck. is there something I can take apart and fix/replace, or just easier buying a new one??

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You will need to order the felt replacement around the door.I just ordered the upper and lower felt for my dryer.Same symptoms as yours.I replaced my lower felt in 2002.Turn your clothes inside out while drying until you get your new felt. $48 with shipping for the parts.

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wfw....is that a big job?? something that even I could handle??

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just take off the front of the unit and the drum will be loose if you are at all mechanical you can do it very simple machine.

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I have a white westinghouse gas dryer.The top pops up and then theres 2 screws for the front side panel.Those 2 screws are on the inside edge.You have to unhook a couple of wires from the front door.Thens its just a matter of removing and reglueing on the felt.

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I know its a no brainer but Don't forget to unplug your dryer before you do anything to it... eek

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I know its a no brainer but Don't forget to unplug your dryer before you do anything to it... eek
you say no brainer...

but I wasnt thinking when I took the front off to clean out the lint and touch something that made me jump back and curl into the fetal position lol

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