Drum Seals Worn

ApplianceKenmore Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Peter From Seabrook, TX

Jun 15, 2010

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Unplugged dryer. Removed lint trap and the two screws under lint trap. Popped top up. Removed two wires to door switch. Removed two nuts holding front on and removed front of dryer. Pulled drum out and placed on ground.

Pulled old rear seal off and sanded off old glue. Placed most of new seal onto rear lip of drum and glued. Held it in place with clothes pins. When glue dried, pulled remaining seal into place and glued. While it dried, I replaced the front bearing.

Reinstalled drum into dryer with new belt. Used screw driver to set rear seal over buldge in rear of dryer. Replaced front of dryer. Ran dryer with top up to assure seal and belt were set.

Reclipped top, replaced screws and lint trap.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Rear Drum Seal Kit

Part Number: PS334194

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Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

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Front Seal and Bearing Kit (Now subbed to Front Bearing and Seal Assembly)

Part Number: PS9493640

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