Question about Kenmore Dryers
Unplug the dryer,remove the lint filter and remove the two phillips screws in front of the filter hole.with a screw driver pop the top lid,stick the screw driver in the top crack where the panels meet around two inches from each end and push down on the screw driver on both sides and the top will come up,next you'll see on the right side a wire connector,stick a thin screw driver in between the plastic on both sides to pread it apart so you can separate it,that's the door switch coneector,then on the right and left side around thrre inches down you'll see a 5/16 inch screw on both sides,remove them and then tilt the front panel out just a little and then pull up on either the right side then the left side and remove the front panel,pull the drum out,while you're in there vac out the dryer,next check the belt pulley,if it's the original metal pulley change it out to the pulley with a wheel on it,you can buy a kit that has the new pulley ,belt and rollers all together,i forget the part number but you can call your parts store and ask them for the kit and they will hook you up,the ribs on the belt touch the drum and the smoth side is up,put the pulley in the hole in the floor right under the motor pulley,if there are two sets of holes put it in the holes that are right under the motor pulley,next stick the drum back in and spin it and make sure the felt on the back is behind the drum,when you spin the drum tilt it down a little and the felt will line up on it's own,next make sure the pulley stayed in the holes,stick your head in the drum and hold it in place with your right shoulder,grab the belt and pinch it together with your left hand and pull it under the wheel of the pulley and rap the end of the belt around the motor shaft and that's it,after you get the front together you should pull the back wall off and clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into,four screws hold the duct on in the back and the two screws on top have to be out to remove the duct,then if the vent line is a long run from the back of the dryer to the outside duct go outside,make sure the outside vent is clear,remove the vent line from the back of the dryer and blow it out with a leaf blower,if you clean the dryer like this every two years you'll almost never has problems with this dryer.let me know how you make out
Posted on Oct 05, 2010
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