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I have a Kenmore 90 Series dryer and the felt on the inside drum started coming off and as the clothes dried they would get caught in it so I cut the part that was hanging. How can I repair this myself?

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What you do is order the felt that goes around the tub. They ain't all the same so do not assume any felt will do. Use your model number. The part should come with high temp glue but some parts are ordered separately. What you do is remove the drum and install the new felt. Let it dry and clean up your dryer while you are at it. Use zoomspout oil on your rollers and idler and remove your lint chute, wash it out and let it dry before reinstalling.

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Posted on Nov 02, 2010

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