Question about Whirlpool Dryers

1 Answer

I have disassembled my Whirlpool dryer and discovered the belt had come off. There was a part the is not secured fully to the dryer that has a wheel that appears to run against the belt, yet this piece was lying on it's side out of place. I can't find any pictures of which direction to put the part and how the belt connects or touches it.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,028 Answers

There are 2 slots in base just under motor pulley the bracket fit into the the bracket will curve to left when installed properly..place belt around drum grooved side down..double belt at bottom and push through opening in bracket and around motor pulley roller on bracket will ride on top side of belt keeping tension on it

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to fix a broken belt of motor of whirpool wash ultimate care 2


  • Replacing the Belt in a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II ' Home ... homeguides.sfgate.com > ... > Mortgage-Backed Securities Replacing the Belt in a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II by Rogue Parrish. Email; ... The Ultimate Care II washer, ... it may have a broken belt.
  • Whirlpool Washer: Ulitimate Care II - YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVmjmSzMXHE
    • BY CHERRY HILL
    • 3 MIN
    • 36K VIEWS
    2012-05-30 · Video embedded · Whirlpool Ultimate Care II: ... This is fully funcational washer. Direct Motor Drive works perfectly through each ... Whirlpool Washer: Ulitimate Care II
  • How to replace a broken dryer belt. Whirlpool Ultimate ... www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU8QZeDRl_0
    • BY BAILSOFSTEEL
    • 5 MIN
    • 3.5K VIEWS
    2015-04-04 · Video embedded · This video shows me replacing a belt in a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II ... a broken dryer belt. ... Whirlpool ultimate care II clothes washing

  • http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=broken+belt+of+motor+of+whirpool+wash+ultimate+care+2&FORM=HDRSC3

    Jul 15, 2016 | Washing Machines

    1 Answer

    How to change dryer belt


    You have to remove the drum, by disassembling the dryer. That process depends on the model.

    Jul 19, 2014 | Whirlpool Dryers

    1 Answer

    Whirlpool Duet Dryer Idler Pulley


    see this causes and fix it. God bless you
    Not all will apply to every dryer. Check our video page for more style dryers.

    Rollers

    Many dryers use rollers or wheels to support the clothes drum. When these rollers are worn, they can be noisy. You should replace the whole set of rollers at the same time. You will need to disassemble the dryer to check these. Some dryers use rollers in both the front and rear. Check our videos for other style dryers.

    Belt

    The Belt should be replaced if you hear any noise coming from it or if there is any cracking, glazing, or grooves worn out. Replace the Belt along with the idler pulley.

    Idler pulley

    Dryers have a tension or idler pulley that keeps tension on the main drive belt. When it's worn, it can be noisy. When that happens, don't lubricate it. Just replace it.

    Glides

    Many dryers use nylon or plastic glides at the front of the clothes drum for support. When these are worn, they can be noisy. When that happens, replace the glides and bearing housing if necessary. Put hand inside drum near front and push up there should be no play.

    Rear drum bearing

    Some dryers support the clothes drum in the rear with a center spindle instead of rollers. The spindle may be a ball-and-socket type support or a shaft through a sleeve. When the components are worn, they may squeak, squeal, or rub. You can't repair them. Just replace the rear bearing when they're worn. Put hand inside drum near rear and push up there should be no play. This video walks thru another type.

    Blower wheel

    Your dryer's blower wheel pulls air over the heat source, through the clothes drum, and past the thermosta ts, then pushes it out the exhaust duct. The blower wheel, which is usually plastic, may wear out over time. But if it's noisy, it may simply be clogged with lint. Clean the blower and test to see if the dryer is still noisy. If it is, you probably need to replace the blower wheel. Many times the blower wheel is making the noise and it is commonly mistaken for the motor.

    Motor

    The motor may be making noise. The easy way to check is to remove the belt and turn the dryer on if it is noisy replace the motor.

    Oct 02, 2012 | Whirlpool Duet 7.0 Cu. Ft. Super Capacity...

    1 Answer

    Need to know if I can get parts and what part #'s available for Whirlpool/ Roper electric Dryer lme4600w2. For blower wheel,blower wheel belt, idler pulley, & drum belt.


    Hi Alisa Wilkerson...
    Try one or both of these on-line websites...they also have phone support (free)
    1... http://www.appliancepartspros.com/ (1-877-477-7278)

    2... http://www.partselect.com/ (1-888-895-1535)

    Good luck, I am sure they will be able to help
    Bud

    Sep 21, 2012 | Whirlpool Dryers

    1 Answer

    Hi, an arm with a wheel on it has come away from where it was screwed in


    The wheel is your belt tension pulley. You may have to retap or use a larger screw to secure it back in place.

    Sep 17, 2011 | Whirlpool Dryers

    1 Answer

    I have the matching cabrio washer and dryer... although it is built for large loads I am still of the mentality of the common size loads. The problem is in the dryer on any of the sensing setting it oes...


    You have a lint blockage internal of the dryer.
    Cut and paste this Factory Service manual to access the dryer internal parts and clear the blockage.
    Check the internal lint vent and blower wheel attached to the motor.

    https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/5778291b5b00aa40852571b5005435db/$FILE/8178584.pdf

    Aug 08, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers

    2 Answers

    Whirlpool tumble dryer model NO- AWZ 121/3-belt replacement


    how do i replace my belt on my tumble dryer

    Jan 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers

    1 Answer

    I have an older whirlpool dryer when you turn it on it hums but doesn't spin.


    Three possibles here:

    1) The motor is running but the belt is broken not allowing the drum to turn.

    Try to turn the drum by hand and see if it rotates very freely and takes a while to stop. if so, your belt is broken. If it feels like there is a good deal of resistance on the drum and stops as soon as you let go, your belt is functional.

    2) Something is stuck (probably in the blower wheel) not allowing the motor to start up. If as you attempted to rotate the drum in #1 above it did not turn at all, this and #3 below are possible.

    You'll need to disassemble the unit to get to the blower wheel and verify it's clear.

    3) Motor is bad (common with older well used dryers) and needs to be replaced. This may also cause the drum to be locked as above.

    That's all I can think of that will cause the motor humming but not having the drum to spin.

    Nov 01, 2009 | Whirlpool Dryers

    1 Answer

    How do you replace the drive belt on Whirlpool dryer?


    What is the model number of the dryer.

    Nov 14, 2008 | Dryers

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    Dryers Logo

    Related Topics:

    109 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top Whirlpool Dryers Experts

    Dan Webster
    Dan Webster

    Level 3 Expert

    8205 Answers

    Tim Whalen

    Level 3 Expert

    3069 Answers

    yadayada
    yadayada

    Level 3 Expert

    67930 Answers

    Are you a Whirlpool Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...