How Do You Remove The Back Of A GE Dryer?

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Removing the back of the dryer on a GE will be necessary to repair the idler control or the bearing on the machine. Knowing the proper technique in removing the panel may save you hundreds in repair bills. While the owner's manual will help you with step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting and repairs, you will still need to know how to disassemble the cabinet. Unplug the dryer from the electrical outlet to prevent accidental shock that could possibly result in death. Move the unit away from the wall to have ample room to work in. Locate the lower panel on the back of the dryer. It will be connected by two screws that are holding it in place. This is a panel that is also referred to as the idler pulley control panel. With a screw driver, remove the panel. Once you have removed the lower panel on the back of the unit, the back panel will be ready for removal. If your machine is an older machine, it will have a small drum bearing inspection plate on the back center of the machine. ... more
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