GE Dryer - What is this?

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Old 01-22-12, 01:07 PM
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GE Dryer - What is this?

Hello,

I am just in the middle of cleaning my GE dryer and found this weird part on the drum. I am not sure what it is and if it needs to be replaced. It looks like some kind of slider.

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Old 01-22-12, 01:29 PM
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I might be wrong...but it just looks like lint that has sneaked out past the seal? Or maybe it's the seal with a bunch of lint on it?

Sears and many other sites can give you a parts breakdown with exploded parts diagrams.
 
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Old 01-22-12, 01:55 PM
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I tried to find a diagram, but either it is not on the diagram or the model can't be found.

My GE is a DRSR483EG1WW
 
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Old 01-22-12, 02:29 PM
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I found this diagram, but I don't see this part on it.
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Old 01-22-12, 02:41 PM
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That would be a lower front drum seal felt.
If you order one you need to make sure you get the glue for it.

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Old 01-22-12, 04:16 PM
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Ge dryers don't use glue but check the top of the front where drum rides on bearings. usually when I find felt out the the drum front bearings and the plastic piece is worn out.
That part is the front felt.
 
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Thank you guys. Do you know where to get these front bearings and the plastic piece too?
 
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Old 01-23-12, 04:01 AM
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http://www.searspartsdirect.com/part...d=DRSR483EG1WW
one source Google GE parts to get best prices.
 
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Hi pugsl...that Sears parts link is very useful. Thank you.
 
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