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Our kenmore stacked dryer drum wont turn. What could it be? Axel or belt?

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CAN U TURN IT BY HAND AND DO U HEAR ANY NOISES INSIDE WHEN TURNING IT? MORE THAN LIKELY YOU MAY HAVE A BUSTED BELT ELSE THE BEARING AND SEAL CAN BE BAD AND OR ROLLERS NEET ATTENTION

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SOURCE: dryer drum wont turn- burning rubber smell

could be a stuck gear box. burning rubber smell is coming from the belt sliding .

or the belt is just loose and can not turn the drum to spin it.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool


Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Stacked Washer / Dryer Model Number 417.97802792

can the rear bearing on the drier be oiled/greased though the back casing, any easy way of stopping sqeek!

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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Yes. When I bought my washer and dryer, it came with the stacking kit.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer won't spin on my kenmore stacked model 417.90812991

This is the 2nd time I have this problem.
IF you look thry the drum to the back you should see 3 screw heads. Mine has one screw still in the hole and 2 empty holes.
This requires the drum to be removed (like take the drier apart). Behind the drum is Asmbly-shaft (ball hitch) (item 32 in the parts list). This what the 3 screws screw into.
I spent 2 days trying to put the screws in without removing the drum not possible (no way to hold the drum in place)
The first time I had to replace the drum because it wore the rim through.
I have to get 3 new screws and some thread locker.
I recommend that you check the screws every month, Use a long phillips screw drive

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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Hi is it pretty simple to replace parts like BELTS. or. AXELS pulleys on a Kenmore stacked washer/dryer? and are there any TUTORIALS TOU CPULD RECCOMEND FoR DIY need fix dryer belt axel possible


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Sean, Bad felt gasket body to drum, if belt drive on dryer, it could be worn and slipping, making a screech, or if not the belt, the drum may have a worn bearing on its hub allowing it to run crooked and rub where it should not.
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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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My model number is actually a kenmore 94712 and my problem is the dryer wont turn it heats up but the drum isnt turning and im wondering if this is a something we can fix ourself or should we leave it for...


If the dryer is turning on, and you hear the motor running and its heating up, chances are your belt is broken which is a very easy fix. Assuming this is a free standing dryer and not a stack set, take the lint trap out on top, then remove the two screws that are located there. then get youa flat head screw driver and slidein between the front wall and the top of the dryer. it should pop up fairly easy. Once you have that up, there will be turn screws, on on each side on the upper inside front wall. remove those and now you can remove the front. You'll notice if your belt is broken before you g et to this step becase the belt runs around the drum and you'll see it there or if its loose. If you have to replace trhe belt, It will slide around the drum. Underneath you will have to pull back on idler pulley and wrap the belt around the motor shaft. The pulley is then released adding tension to the belt. Put it back together and you should be good to go.

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sounds like the drum belt maybe broken or worn out.

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hi..
When your dryer drum isn’t turning anymore, it’s usually a broken belt. Tearing the dryer apart is usually straight-forward enough but stringing the new belt on the motor and idler pulley can be tricky. The Complete Encyclopedia of Dryer Belt Configurations shows the belt configurations for almost every dryer brand you can think of.

this will fix ur problem..
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Dryer drum wont turn- burning rubber smell


could be a stuck gear box. burning rubber smell is coming from the belt sliding .

or the belt is just loose and can not turn the drum to spin it.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool


Oct 11, 2008 | Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer/Dryer

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