Fisher Paykel DEGX2 dryer inlet bearing removal/installation
Posted 21 November 2010 - 05:54 AM
I am in the process of replacing the inlet bearing kit on my FP DEGX2 dryer, which by all accounts should be pretty simple. However, as I begin to remove the drum inlet cap screw (which should take about 10 turns) the screw continues to rotate without coming off. I fear that I am actually turning the entire inlet bearing assembly, which is giving me the sense that something is stripped as it has loosened some, but not enough to remove, and makes a lot of grating noise in the process.
Any help, manuals, etc, would be appreciated.
Posted 27 November 2010 - 12:41 AM
from the DEGX1 & DGGX1 DEGX2 & DGGX2 Service Manual:
6.28 Removal of Drum Inlet Bearing
a ) Lift the lid.
b ) Remove the drum inlet bearing cap by unscrewing with a M5 or 3/16” Allen key.
c ) Remove the 5 screws securing the bearing retainer to the drum and remove the retainer.
d ) While lifting the drum slightly, slide the bearing and housing off the shaft.
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