Drum making noise while turning.

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Daniel From Green Bay, WI

Nov 23, 2008

3 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

First I disconnected power to dryer. Next step was to lift top of cabinet and support upright. Then I removed door switch and 2 screws that hold front panel on and set front panel aside. Next was to reach under drum by belt tightener and remove drum drive belt from tightener and pulley of drive motor. Then slowly remove drum from cabinet . Once removed, I could remove old glides that were worn out and install the new ones. Before putting everything back together, I gave the cabinet a thorough vacuuming to remove all lint built up inside, checked electrical connections on heating unit and oiled back drum support rollers and belt idler roller. Next just reassembled everything in reverse order as was disassembled. Plugged cord back in and tested unit to make sure everything sounded good before drying any clothes.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

$13.44
In Stock

Dryer Drum Glide - right side (Now subbed to Dryer Drum Glide - right side)

Part Number: PS2030982

$18.66
In Stock

Left Side Dryer Drum Glide (Now subbed to Dryer Drum Glide - Left Side)

Part Number: PS2030983

$18.07
In Stock