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11060172002 Kenmore Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11060172002 parts

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Dryer wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: Sharon from Jamestown OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found Partselect, went to instant repairman read other peoples comments. I determined that I needed thermal fuse and thermal cut off kit. Ordered the parts early one morning, the parts came the next day. [Thank God!] I was expecting a long 3 to 5 business day wait. I watched the video to install. Took a few minutes to figure out about the jumper wire,[my dryer did not have the small wire] and low and behold, Grandma fixed the dryer saving herself a lot of money she needed to raise grandkids. Thank you so much!

Under heavy loads, dryer would turn off

  • Customer: Donald from Allentown PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Looked up on-line for tips, found computer animated video. It was easy as it looked, took longer to take dryer apart (not long). Other note on problem; neighbor who works on washer/dryers said that the motor was probably going. replaced belt anyway because I already purchased it before we spoken. Throwing caution to the wind!!

Drive Motor no longer working

  • Customer: Christopher from Cresson PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the informative video you sent via e-mail with order conformation. Installation was flawless. Thanks and will be using your site again for any other small appliance repairs that may need my attention.

Belt had broken

  • Customer: George from Long Valley NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the online video three times. This was extremely useful. I just did what it showed. I doubt I could have fixed it without the video. This has got to be the best feature of the internet. I didn't have the exact model number, but the belt fit. I was surprised at how close the tensioning wheel was to the motor. Perhaps the belt will stretch with age and use.

Dryer Belt broke after about 10 years of use

  • Customer: Steven from West Point NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We noticed the drum wasn't spinning, but the heat was turning on. About 3 years ago the heat was broken and it turned out that there was a little thermal fuse in there that needed swapped out, that was easy too fix too. Anyway, I looked up on youtube how to change out dryer belts on maytag units and it looked pretty straight forward. The model they showed was easier to access than my model, but I was able to still figure it out. Just pop off the top panel (they used a putty knife at the two clip points on the front, but I just yanked it up with a little force and it popped right up). Then unscrew the two little screws holding the front panel on, then pull off the front panel completely. This exposes the drum. The example on youtube showed easy front access to the belt assembly, but in my model, there was a stand for the drum as well as the drum motor in the way. So I just pulled the whole drum out the front most of the way, then I went behind the drum where I had exposed the pully/motor shaft assembly and then fed in the new belt into belt tension assembly that connects to the motor. While keeping it taught so the ribs of the belt would stay on the motor head (I had my wife hold it taught) I pushed the drum back toward the hanging belt and then worked the edges of the belt around the drum until it once again was completely around the drum. Then I slowly pushed the drum all the way back into place while continually working the belt back into place as I went. I then manually rolled the drum around a few times to ensure it was rolling correctly and that the belt was indeed in the right place. After a few good spins without it changing position, I reassembled the unit. It was very painless and took about 15-20 minutes in all. Works just fine again.

broken belt

  • Customer: BEVERLY from BURLINGTON MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced belt by myself. Took dryer apart,laid dryer on its back, put belt and pulley on. Rotated drum to make sure seal was in place. Cleaned out machine while I had it apart.

wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: Ron from Zionsville IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the instructions and really quite easy to fix. I didn't know why dryer wouldn't turn on but went with the odds that the thermal fuse was the problem-- and it was. Once I got the part it was back together and running in less than 30 minutes!

no heat

  • Customer: Jonathan from Lakeville ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had no heat so killed the power and disassemble the dryer form back checked the heat element and found good from an oms check then checked the thermal sensors and found bad also an oms check order the new kit and now works like it did new partselect.com got the part to me in 3 days great site yes I have them in my book marks and will use the again if needed!

The dryer had no heat but would tumble

  • Customer: Russell from Natick MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I Removed the rear panel. Then I used the instructions online to locate and test various parts and determined what was defective. I order the parts online and received them the next day. It took less than 30 minutes to do the repairs. The dryer works great.I will be using partselect.com in the future and would recommend them to anyone who is having problems with their appliance.

Dryer was not heating

  • Customer: Doug from Grahamsville NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After viewing a series of youtube videos on Kenmore Dryer repairs, I used a volt-ohmmeter to determine that the thermal cut off was the most likely part that had gone bad. I installed the new part that I had ordered from PartSelect and our dryer was fixed.

dryer would not heat

  • Customer: richard from cape girardeau MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I am a licensed electrician I found the bad part and I ordered it and when it came in I replaced it.

Broken door catch

  • Customer: Chuck from Bozeman MT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two small screws on door edge, pop out broken part, insert new part, replace screws. Took 2 minutes 18 seconds. Nice to have various door catches in the Kit. This was a repair on a 1979 Whirlpool Dryer. Great price & service!!

Broken belt, worn wheel bearings and idler bearing

  • Customer: Michael R from Ridley Park PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed plug. Removed lint pipe. Unscrewed lint trap under top opening. Popped the top up. Used nutdriver to remove top 2 screws of front panel. Lifted front panel and set aside. Lifted drum out. Replaced wheels and idler assembly. Parts were well engineered and fit perfectly. Vacuumed entire interior. Placed belt around basket. Replaced basket. Slipped belt thru idler pully and onto motor pulley. Tested basket one full turn to make sure the seal was in place all the way around the back. Slipped front onto two bottom brackets. Replaced screws in front with nutdriver. Dropped top back in place. Pushed down into holders. Screwed lint trap back in place. Replaced plug and tested. Replaced lint pipe. Done!

Drive belt was broken

  • Customer: Chris from Buffalo NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My husband and I followed the video step by step and it worked like a charm.

Drum belt snapped

  • Customer: James from Midlothian VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My Whirlpool washer/dryer combo is 15 years old and has given trouble-free service until this belt snapped. I went to the PartSelect website for the replacement part and found the instructional video. As a DIY neophyte I know my limits but this looked like something I could tackle and save a few bucks on. The part arrived pronto and installation went smooth as butta! I couldn't be happier and even the wife is impressed. Knowing what a service call would have cost makes the whole shebang even sweeter. Thank you PartSelect!
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