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Bearing gone Hi can you tell me how to get the bearing off the drum can't get the shaft to move ( do i pull the shaft out or push the shaft out) Thanks Andy

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  • windy10 Feb 16, 2008

    sorry it's a hotpoint ultima WMA64

    Thanks

    Andy

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    Sorry this is a UK model not USA dont have any info on it

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    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    PLZ Post you complete model # from the machine

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Remove the top and bottom panel,
remove the front digital panel
remove the front tub access panel
now you can pull the unit out

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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I can only assume by rollers you mean bearings were replaced. Unless your dad measured both the ID Fit of the bearing and the OD fit [ inside diameter and outside diameter of the shaft and housings] new bearings could be on the small side of their tolerance, [new bearings are made to be within a certain amount of "slop" if the new bearing was on the outside tolerance, and the shaft or housing was on the large side of the tolerance, the bearings are still allowing the drum to move, and thump.

OR if belt driven, the alignment of the belt is important, if one pulley is out, and the other in, one shaft will be pulling and the other pushing, again a thump.

Something in the bearing/pulley setup has not been discovered bad yet, it takes micrometers and some knowledge of bearing tolerances to resolve this kind of problem.

Think about it, what can thump in a dryer? The tumbler cage. It is most likely that the journal or housings are wore, second the motor may have a front or rear bearing/ housing the same thing, gone bad,

This machine is old enough I would expect to find a worn housing or shaft, either drum or motor,most likely drum, check the alignment of the belt also, but most likely the thump is not cost effective to repair, plus Dad's time which is invaluable.

Start searching the sale sheets, and reading consumer reports, time for a new energy easy dryer anyway.


Will

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