COMMUNITY FORUM

Chrismil68

11:38AM | 12/21/02
Member Since: 12/16/02
5 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
This is getting to be a problem. Just replaced motor in a Kenmore dryer. Upon reassembly, when I turn it on it is sounding like it is rubbing on somthing and upon each rotation make a clunk sound.

I have repaired quite a few similar dryers in the past from motors to coils to belts, thermostats etc. and have never encountered this problem.

Took this thing apart 2 more times to recheck proper belt routing, rollers, tensioner, heck even for proper motor rotation and it still makes this noise.

What could I be overlooking !!

DanO

07:36AM | 12/22/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
On most models of Kenmore dryers, the thumping could be caused by a flat on one (or more) of the drum rollers. The rubbing could possibly be the rear drum seal rubbing on a ridge on the bulkhead. You can read about installation of that seal at the following link:

LINK > Rear dryer drum seal installation instructions

I can't think of anything else, sorry.

Dan O.
www.Appliance411.com
The Appliance Information Site

=Ð~~~~~~


DanO

01:13PM | 12/22/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
BTW. What was the trouble with getting the motor out?

Dan O.

Chrismil68

07:14PM | 12/22/02
Member Since: 12/16/02
5 lifetime posts
The blower was froze on the back end of the motor.

It almost took an act of congress to release it.

C.

Shue

07:10AM | 12/26/02
Member Since: 05/18/02
29 lifetime posts
Try checkeing the 2 piece nylon or plastic bearing on fromt of drum. Most large mouth dryers have a 2 piece bearing. If any of the mounting tabs are broken, could be the problem
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Even though Halloween is past, pumpkins and gourds make great table decorations. That includes white pumpkins, too!  Here,... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2