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Kenmore Dryer Drum Felt

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2. Seal should be installed with the stitched edge over the drum and white felt side against the drum.
3. Position seal with center fold against the drum.

The problem is that there are three stitches around the seal. One edge is green and the other is white.

One way the seal fits on the drum and the other way it falls about 1-2 inches short of going around the drum. I don't understand why that is.

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I know have to ck myself on those sometimes the stitch closest to the edge of the seal goes toward center of drum..you will also have to stretch the seal around edge of drum 4 hands make it easier

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