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I have a kenmore dryer that I am trying to replace the motor in and I having problems removing the old motor

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    Curtis Sewell May 11, 2010

    You need to describe further your problem removing the motor...do you already have the dryer disassembled and cannot remove the motor or do you need help disassembling the dryer to get to the motor. Please clarify your request

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There should be two screws holding the motor in,and one in where the blower wheel housing connects to the exhaust pipe,pull the blower wheel housing to you until it separates from the exhaust pipe and then slide the motor to the right,it fits into the frame,also if you are having problems whit the clips just get a screw driver,stick it in the clip and push down or even easier hit the screw driver down and the clip will pop off,there are holes in the clips and a metal holder that is on a 45 degree angle and the clip has to be pushed down just on one side low enough to remove it,then just slide the other side off,remember how it comes out,the motor spins and locks in so just take a mental note where the harness plugs onto the motor and the angle the harness is in before you remove it,hope this helps.next time send model number

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