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Old Kenmore dryer, electric, belt either broke or slipped, I'm thinking the former. Best/easiest way to get to the drum/motor/beltway. Thanks.

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Sounds like the belt is bad or the motor needs to be replaced. Unplug unit. When you open it up get a block of wood (a piece of 2x4 works) if your units are stacked on top of each other, pull the dryer towards you approx 2inches. You are going to push on the top of the dryer and insert the board underneath the dryer. The reason you pulled the dryer forward was to keep the dryer from slipping backwards while working on it. Now check the two bottom corners on the front of they dryer.occasionally there are screws holding the kick plate. Take these off, pull out and down and look for broken belts. Be sure to vacuum any loose lint while you have the unit open. Good luck.

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ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Sounds like your problem may be a broken belt, or the belt may have slipped off of the motor pulley, or idler arm pulley.
If you have to check/replace/repair your drum motor,drum seals,belt,rollers, etc.
If replacing drum seals be sure to use a good grade of weather proof cement to hold the seal/s in place, some seals are furnished with the cement to glue it in place.
Note: This method works for most front loading machines.
Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer. Be real careful not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch or other electrical connections.
Remove the lint filter and the screws that hold the filter housing.
Then remove the top of the dryer.Sometimes you have to use a flat bladed screwdriver to insert under the lid and pry up to remove the lid from the retaining clips.
Note: Some of the tops tilt backwards and do not have to be removed completly.
Remove the front of the machine, this will expose the belt and drum, remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm bracket with pulley, and motor with pulley. Pay attention to the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go to reinstall the belt and drum.
Sometimes the belt will slip off of the idler arm or motor causing the drum not to turn.
Note:The way the belt goes back on is, as the belt comes off the drum has to be doubled (pushed together to form a loop) and goes under the idler pulley then to the motor.
While you have the drum out, I would recommend that you lubricate the drum rollers at the shaft of the roller with a good grade of machine oil like 3 in One oil. This will save you a problem later with the rollers getting noisy, also check your drum rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots on them this will cause a thumping type noise. You will need to replace the drum rollers if they have flat spots on them.
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My Kenmore 80 Series electric dryer is smoking, it isn't the lint so does anyone have an answer?


Hi, their is 2 possible cause the first and most likely cause is going to be the belt is slipping and getting hot and causing the smoke, this could be due to the belt being loose or the drum bearing may be seizing and could need replacing. try turning the drum by hand to see how easy it is.

now the second problem could be that the motor is over heating due to the drum bearing failing or even the motor itself failing, see how easy it is to turn the drum if its quite easy and feels smooth then the chances are the belt needs replacing, if its stiff to turn or feels rough then this could be drum bearing or motor failing.

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Most likely the belt broke, replace the belt

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The drum doesn't turn on my dryer, why?


A couple of possibilities:

There is a belt that goes around the dryer drum. It may have broken or slipped out of place. If you remove the top of the dryer (usually pretty easy), you will probably see the belt going around the middle of the drum. (If not, maybe it broke.) It is loose? If so, it probably slipped off the motor or is broken (as you may find if you pull on it). If all this seems ok, you need to remove the front of the dryer. That's usually a little more complicated, but not too bad. Now you'll probably see the motor. On mine, it is on the lower right. Does the belt go around the motor pulley and the drum and is tight? If so, maybe the motor is broken.

At this point you need to know if the motor works, but that may not be really easy because opening the door usually breaks an interlock switch that stops the motor from turning. But if you are careful, especially with electricity, you may be able to bypass enough things to see if the motor turns. Alternatively, note the exact position that the motor pulley is in (mark it if necessary). Then reassemble the dryer, try to run the motor, and then open it again. Did the mark move?

At this point, you probably have enough information to see what needs to be fixed or replaced. One additional problem I had was that the motor pulley was slipping on its shaft. If a plastic/nylon part has broken, you may need to replace it. Of course, if the motor isn't turning, make sure that nothing is jamming it somehow (like a stray sock tightly caught in the belt). Hope this helps.

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If you hear a humming, then it is probably a broken or slipped belt from the motor to the drum. There is usually a pully on the shaft of the motor, a tensioner pully on a spring, and a groove on the back of the drum that the belt rides in. If this belt breaks or comes off track, the motor will still spin but the drum won't.

You will probably need to take the front or back off of the dryer (varies by model) to expose a view of the belt, and once you do this, it will be easier to see if the motor is turning or the belt has broken or slipped.

If the belt has slipped, be sure to inspect it for wear, and replace it if worn. Otherwise, it will slip again and you'll have to repeat the process.

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