Fisher&paykel Smartload electric dryer

mcgoverncindyAugust 19, 2011

I have the fisher/paykel smartload electric dryer model DEGX1US Recently it has been making a continuous high pitched sound. If this dryer had belts I would have thought that to be the first thing, but since there are no belts can someone tell me what they might think it could be

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SmartLoad does have a belt. The belt attaches from the motor, wraps around the right edge of the drum.

Four possible sources of operational squeak/squeal --

1) The belt idler pulleys (common).

2) The main drum bearing at the right side (fairly common).

3) The left-side support bearings (ceramic bushings) on the air duct assembly.

4) The motor bearings.

The main bearing can be replaced from inside the drum. The other parts require disassembly of the dryer, which is different than other dryers.

F&P parts for DIYers are available from, (not related to F&P parent company), or possibly direct from F&P.

I could send a service manual to you, but you don't have an e-mail contact on your GardenWeb profile.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2011 at 10:31AM
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I'd appreciate that. I updated my e-mail info. Thanks so much

    Bookmark   August 19, 2011 at 8:36PM
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Hello, dadoes. I would appreciate the dryer service manual also. You will find my address in my profile. Thanks, John

    Bookmark   September 12, 2011 at 4:02PM
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I too have a Fisher & Paykel Electric Dryer, Model DEGX1US. This dryer has become very erratic in it's drying abilities.
I believe there is either an electronic or heater core problem.
I have cleaned all venting areas of concern.
I would like to get a service manual to help solve this problem.

Can anyone provide a manual?


    Bookmark   August 20, 2013 at 1:23PM
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