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Kenmore Laundry Center Model 94802 Dryer works but makes a horrible sceaching sound when starting up. Is there a belt that can be replaced or is it a bearing?

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SOURCE: Kenmore/Whirlpool 417.99170120 Laundry Center

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Posted on Mar 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Stacked Washer / Dryer Model Number 417.97802792

can the rear bearing on the drier be oiled/greased though the back casing, any easy way of stopping sqeek!

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore stackable dryer makes squealing

probably not belt most likely rear drum bearing which means a complete tear down of dryer from front console,rop and front panel will have to be removed then drum will need to be lifted up out of bearing cup belt removed part is avaiable from sears .com or local parts house unit is made by fridgedaire

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 Series Washing Machine Just Hums (Won't Agitate)

First, see the Sears Parts site for your washer:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getModel!retrieve.pd?modelNumber=110.22712100

Also see the Whirlpool / Kenmore service manual.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

Initial thoughts are a worn/broken motor coupler.

See the following for how to get to it and check it.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=135&osCsid=6019c5e82bfa177df953f5d6ebeac983

Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive washers use a "Motor Coupler" between the motor and transmission.

It's used as a fail safe device and consists of three parts.

Two of the parts are the same, plastic units with three prongs that fit on one of the motor output shafts and the other on the transmission input shaft. Between them is a rubber piece with six holes.

It's possible that the prongs have broken and the humming that you hear is the pieces rubbing against the center rubber piece.

The power from the motor is transmitted through the rubber piece to the transmission.

The other shaft on the motor directly drives the pump.

If the motor coupler is broken, or worn, the motor may not be able to send full power to the transmission for agitating or spinning.

See the following for how to remove the cabinet, pump, motor and motor mounting plate to inspect and replace the motor coupler.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=137

If the coupler looks damaged, it's a relatively easy fix.

Pry the plastic pieces from the motor and transmission. Some people use a claw hammer but I've found that using a small (6 inch) pry bar works well.

Carefully fit the plastic pieces over the motor and transmission shafts and press them in place (Use a 1/2" of larger socket to put pressure equally around the pieces.

Put the rubber piece on the transmission plastic piece.

Replace the motor mounting plate.

Carefully line up the plastic prongs on the motor based plastic piece to the three un-used holes in the rubber piece. If they don't line up right, the coupler could be damaged.

Mount the motor, don't forget the two screws, put the pump back on the motor and use its' clips.

Put the cabinet back on, don't forget to plug the lid switch back in and re-mount the console.




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Sean, Bad felt gasket body to drum, if belt drive on dryer, it could be worn and slipping, making a screech, or if not the belt, the drum may have a worn bearing on its hub allowing it to run crooked and rub where it should not.
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Concerning the Kenmore 11088752792 model where the dryer spins but does not heat. I had that problem a few years ago with the same model.

I replaced the fuse (part No. 3399849 about $10.00) and the thermostat (part no 3398128 about $25.00). Dryer worked fine the first try.

FYI. Today, I'm searching for what makes the dryer squeak when I came across your issue (though 6 months since you posted, but I figure there are other Kenmore stack-able owners out there searching for a fix). I haven't taken the dryer apart yet but have ordered the dryer belt, rollers, pulley (a package deal with RepairClinic) and the felt bearing/seal. May as well do a full replacement of the likely components that are causing the squeaks and not spend any more time going through trial and error repairs.

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Your dryer has either a bad belt pulley or a bad roller. You will need to pull the drum out and look inside the cabinet. There are two rollers that the drum rides on and the pulley is close to one of them. It take the slack out of the belt. I would go ahead and change both the rollers and pulley seeing your at them because these stack units are not that easy to work on.
2162268t.jpgHere is what the rollers look like

383724t.jpgThis is the idler pulley
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or the belt is just loose and can not turn the drum to spin it.

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