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I am looking for the part number for a Kenmore HE5 Electric dryer Belt Switch Pulley (Belt Pulley Tensioner) and its bearing kit

My HE5 dryer (the service booklet in it identifies this as piece no W10110639) was squealing real loud. Thanks to this site I learned it was likely a roller. When I got it apart I found it was actually the belt tension pulley whose bearing had ground right down. Does anyone know what the part numbers I'm looking for are or where to find them? Thanks all!

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: kenmore dryer

The pully fits in some groves at the bottom of the motor shaft , the pic should help 9b7b31e.gif

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

SOURCE: Kenmore series 70 electric dryer idler pulley

I figured this one out...there are two pairs slots...the tab of the idler pulley goes in the right slot near the motor and the idler pulley goes off to the left.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: kENMORE SERIES 80 DRYER..The Tensioner use it or not and how?

To fit the new belt, you will need the idler pulley (tensioner)...

The idler pulley fits in the slots on the bottom of the cabinet (in front of the motor) with the wheel or glide facing the left side. Place the belt (grooves inward) around the drum. Pull the belt through the middle of the idler pulley from the left side. Once the belt is pulled through the idler pulley, pull it around the motor pulley (this should force the idler pulley to "open up" and add tension).

If you still need help, I will try to provide you with a diagram shortly.
Good luck!

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: pulley came off dont know how it goes back on

Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link at the top of the page. On the next page, there will be a link for "Dryer Belt Diagrams under the "Special Features" section. Scroll down to Kenmore. Since you didn't post a model number, you will have to look at diagrams H, B, or K. If you are confused, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

Controlfrk
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SOURCE: kenmore Belt Tensioner

At the link you will find the belt configuration for your machine and others.

Dryer belt configuration

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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The dryer is working but is very noisy, I checked the legs on the bottom already and they seem to be fine.


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Belt slipping on the dryer drum

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It is very much easier to replace the belt from the front, than the back, the cabinet disassembles from the front, and the mechanism remians attached to the rear plate and cabinet floor.
  • pull lint filter out
  • remove 2 screws from under lint filter
  • with putty knife or other blunt blade, release clips at front corners of cabinet top
  • tilt up cabinet top
  • remove 1screw 1/3 way down each side of front of cabinet.
  • lift off cabinet front
  • drum, motor, tensioner, are all exposed

  • lift drum out forward
  • check rollers, drum felts, nylon glide bearings for wear
    (worn bearing surfaces are the most common cause of belt breakage and you dont want to do it again next month)
  • reinstall tensioner in slots in cabinet floor, reinstall tensioner spring between tensioner and cabinet floor
    (Once the cabinet is open the tensioner mounts are easily visible)
  • loop belt around drum at the wear marks of the prior belt
  • reinstall drum on unworn bearing rollers etc
  • loop belt around motor pulley
  • pull tensioner hard against spring to end of travel
  • loop belt around tensioner
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the drum has dropped
the drum is suspended on felt pads to seal the drum edges, nylon guides at the front, and rubber tyred thrust rollers to withstand the torque of the motor and belt at the rear.
the usual cause is the rollers have failed, common fault, easy fix, cheap too
good rollers look like this
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try not to run the dryer till the rollers are replaced, the extra strain will break the belt,

  • unplug dryer(220v is Not Fun)
  • remove lint screen
  • undo screws inside lint screen holder, screwing it to case lid (so lid can tilt up)
  • with putty knife or other blunt blade, release spring catches under front corners of case lid
  • raise case lid
  • remove screws 1/3 way down front corners of body holding front panel on
  • remove door switch cable from door switch
  • lift door off set aside
  1. drum motor felts and bearings are now accessible.
  2. pull tensioner fully agains spring
  3. remove belt from motor pulley
  4. lift drum and withdraw fully forwards
  5. with drum removed check support rollers for free movement, check drum slides and/or drum felts for wear
reassemble.
  1. loop belt loosely around drum at wear marks from prior installation
  2. reinsert drum onto rollers bearings slides felts as installed.
  3. loop belt around motor pulley
  4. pull tensioner pulley against spring to end of its travel
  5. loop belt around tensioner pulley
  6. relax tensioner pulley to tighten belt
  7. rotate drum by hand to ensure belt is aligned
reassemble case in reverse order.

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