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REAR BEARINGS I just bought a new kit to fix the rear bearings on my dryer but it didn't come with instructions. I did find a diagram on line but I can't find instruction. Only thing I am not sure about is where the one little bearing goes and what is the tube of liquid for. By looking at the picture I am sure I can do this. I did figure out how to take everything apart :)matter of fact I am working on another dryer also.I am replacing the blower fan. My husband won't get off the sofa so I really don't want to buy a new dry when I have two that can be fixed. So I am going to do this and show him .

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  • soniadee Apr 08, 2008

    Dryer is up and running :) Did most of the job myself,but did have my nephew help. Two pairs of hand are etter then one!! Thanks again.....Sonia


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Thanks this sounds great!!! I know I can do it now...might have to get one of my boys to help hold things in place. Will up date later when I get home from work today! This was a big help!!

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YOU GO!!!! thetube of grease(lube) is going to be used after your done installing the plastic cup that holds the rear bearing, your gonna fill that plastic "cup" with the lube fill it to the top you wont need it for anmything else so use as much as youd like. and for the little ball bearing in the kit, that actually goes behind the "cup" ( youll see a little impression om the back of the cup to allow it to sit. adn is held in by the pressure of the rear mounted clip..I use a little dab of the lube on the ball bearning to hold it in place while securing it
hopefully this if a free standing dryer adn not part of alaundry unit. getting acess to thje rear of the unit will greatly ease the changing of the kit.youll see that as you remove the 2 5/16 screws hoolding hte old mounting braket in place , you nee to sorta staddle the mahine in order to hold the cup and reach the rear screrws at the same time., the only other tricky part is trying to screw th e3 screws holding the bearing post to the rear of drum, i have found that it is much easier to thread the screws into the plate, before trying to install for the first time, and oh yea if at all possible irs actually not a phillips #2 screw, that will work but might strip out a little, the correct size is a roberts bit #2(square bit)

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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