GE
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Model #DBSR453EB2WW Official GE electric dryer

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for GE DBSR453EB2WW electric dryer, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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Installation guideOwner’s manual

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    Dryer Drum Front Glide Pad#316

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Slide drum

    Part #WE01M0333
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    Dryer Drum Bearing, Front#313

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Drum bearing

    Part #WE03M0020
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    Dryer Lint Screen#300

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Trap lint

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    Dryer Lint Chute Assembly#311

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Air duct assembly

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    Dryer Rear Bearing#3106

    Drum Diagram

    Dryer rear bearing

    Part #WE1M462
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    Dryer Drum Light Bulb#314

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Lamp

    Part #WE4X718
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    Dryer Timer Knob#7

    Backsplash, blower & motor assembly Diagram

    Timer knob

    Part #WE1M443
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    Washer Control Knob Clip#41

    Backsplash, blower & motor assembly Diagram

    Knob clip

    Part #WE01X0980
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    Dryer Door Catch#327

    Front panel & door Diagram

    Latch clip

    Part #WE01X0903
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    Dryer Rear Bearing O-Ring#3127

    Drum Diagram

    Dryer rear bearing o-ring

    Part #WE1M461
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    Symptoms common to all dryers

    Choose a symptom to see related dryer repairs.

    Main causes: bad drum support roller, damaged idler pulley, broken blower fan blade, worn drum glide bearing, bad drive motor
    Main causes: bad gas valve coils, broken heating element, tripped safety thermostat or fuse, bad operating thermostat, control failure
    Main causes: bad timer or electronic control board, door switch failure
    Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad power cord, wiring failure, bad control board, blown thermal fuse, bad door switch
    Main causes: clogged exhaust vent, bad motor relay, loose dryer door catch, bad door switch, control system failure, faulty drive motor
    Main causes: damaged door strike, worn door catch
    Main causes: door switch failure, lack of power, broken belt, blown thermal fuse, bad drive motor, control system failure
    Main causes: clogged exhaust system, heating system failure, deposits on moisture sensor, control system failure

    Repair guides common to all dryers

    These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dryer.

    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer drum support roller

    If your dryer thumps or squeals, replace the drum support roller to restore quiet to your home.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     90 minutes or less
    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer thermistor

    The thermistor senses the air temperature in the dryer. If your dryer overheats or doesn't heat at all, the thermistor could be the problem.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer idler pulley

    The idler pulley exerts pressure keeps the drive belt tight so it can rotate the drum. A worn idler pulley squeals or squeaks when the dryer is running. Follow these instructions to replace it.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     90 minutes or less

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