Question about Dryers
Sounds as though the drive belt is broken or loose,check the pulley on the motor.Feel the belt if it's just loose you might be able to tighten it otherwise you will probably need to replace it.Regards Bigfoot57.
Posted on Sep 13, 2009
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Hi, Sounds like the belt has broke. These instructions fit most models. If they do not apply to you dryer model, please get me you model # and I can give you exact instructions. UNPLUG the dryer. This model you need to remove the two screws under the lint screen. Now use a flat blade screw drive and insert it in the gap between the top and the front panel and pry the top up. Now locate and remove the screws on the inside of the front panel in upper corners. The front should lift off.
There should be instructions that came with the belt. I will try and explain how this goes on. The idler pulley fits in a slot right in front of the motor. Put the belt over the drum with ribs touching drum. Now, thread the belt through the idler pulley wheel and bracket and set the belt on the motor pulley. The ribs should rest in the grooves on the motor pulley.
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Posted on Sep 13, 2009
Testimonial: "Thanks. I opened the dryer and the belt was at the bottom. I can't tell were it goes on the drum. There is no wear marks. To guide me. Lisa"
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Kenmore 80 Series of dryers are consumer grade dryers for home use. As
with most home appliances, the Kenmore 80 series dryers will
occasionally not work as intended. If a problem occurs with your dryer,
however, you do not necessarily need it serviced by a technician. You
can attempt to troubleshoot and fix any problems with your dryer before
contacting a technician.
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