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11060702990 Kenmore Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11060702990 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dryer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Drum not turning / belt broken

  • Customer: Jill from Bangor, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I won't tell you how we did it, but I'll tell you the right way. Unplug. Remove the exhaust tubing attached to back of dryer. Pry the top up from the front and lean it against the wall. Un plug the wires attached to the front panel (remember where they go) Remove screws at top sides of front panel. "lift up" and remove. Close top. Lay machine on its back. We used a couple of 2x4's to lay it on so as not to crush the vest collar. Clean it out, including lint filter. The new belt wraps around the drum, you will see the channel about midway on drum. Feel behind the motor on the lower right side. There is a shaft with a channel for the belt. Immediately next to that is another pulley type arm with another channel for the belt. This arm moves stiffly and puts tension on the belt when installed correctly. Look at the diagram included with the new belt which shows the path of the belt. Wrap the belt, ridges against the drum and then around the motor shaft. At this point you have to physically pull the last arm out to allow the belt to wrap around the channel provided. If the belt is not twisted , the job is done. Turn the drum with your hands to make sure it is turning properly. Replace the front panel, plug in the electricals, replace the screws making sure the drum is properly centered. Stand up the dryer. Plug in and turn on dryer to make sure everything is right. Replace the exhaust tubing and set into place. Sounds like a lot of steps but I have described the whole process for you beginners. The rest of you will know already. Good Luck . Oh by the way we are 69 and 71. If we can do it, so can you

dryer was running hot at all settings

  • Customer: Richard from North Granby, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug the dryer, remove hot air duct. Remove metal dryer back to access thermostat using a nut driver. Unscrew one screw holding on thermostat, detach 4 wires, and replace with new unit, attaching 4 wires to new unit. Then reverse process to button up the dryer. Great how-to video on your site helped a lot!

Door Wouldnt Stay Shut

  • Customer: tonya from amarillo, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the old one out, took the duck tape off (haha) and snapped, pushed the new one on. Piece of cake. I then noticed that this is a movable door ,and ther was the same part on the other side, oh well now I still have a spair.

Dryer is less than 2 years and stopped drying

  • Customer: Emily from Conyers, GA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took off all the back plates of dryer. (2 sets). Then I took off the heating element. It appeared to be in tact but had some blackening coloration on plate. Ordered new part, replaced the element (tested before I put the back plates back on) and it worked perfectly again. I was especially happy with Parts Select because I ordered the part on a Sunday night and it arrived on Tuesday at noon (regular shipping)!!

no heat

  • Customer: mike from homosassa, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
after process of elimination ,figured had to be cut off switch followed simple instructions also watched your video..simple repair up and working again approx. 30 min. once i had kit. thanx 4 the help MIKE

Dryer drum was not turning. Belt was torn.

  • Customer: Donald from Peekskill, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video several times to make sure I got it right. The first thing that was very helpful was how to disassemble the top cover and front panel using a putty knife to disengage the detents. With the cover off I could acccess the belt and idler pulley. Replacing the belt was fairly easy as long as you note the way it threads through the idler pulley and drive pulley. I thought the video was excellent. It took me right to the problem and the fix. As a bonus the price for the belt was much lower from Parts Supply then from Sears. I've recommended this site to several others.

dryer was not getting hot enough took at least 2 cycles to get clothes dry

  • Customer: Richard from Hebron, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just as your helpfull diagram of the dryer said, removed the rear panel,there it was, i recongnised it by the part you sent, pull it out of it's position, had a little truble figuring out the piece that fits on where the electric prongs are, after looking found out the piece was held on with a clip that goes inside the housing, Haaa. the rest was easy. Thanks,It works great. Dick

No heat

  • Customer: Beth from Jonesborough, TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I purchased the heating element, still no heat. Then I purchased the thermal fuse,still no heat. I have been pleased with the prompt shipment of the parts and the parts arrived safe. Thank you for service and time, not sure what to do now.I will recommend PartSelect to friends.

Runs , But Won't Dry / No Heat

  • Customer: ROBERT from CLINT, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug unit / removed back cover / went down , locating both parts to be replaced / simple one screw removal from each part / thermal fuse , one wire @ a time , reinstalled . / Cycling thermostat , 4 wires. Did one wire @ a time , reinstalled. / Putted back cover back on , plugged dryier back up, turned it on to run. To check for heat / yes, ran good as new. Later that day some more running , with damp clothes in it. Did it's job , dry.

dryer did not stop when doors was open and light was not on with door open

  • Customer: Maria from Whitestone, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
your video was so helpful. It was exactly as shown. Thank You,we just had to replace a 14year old dishwasher and a 20 year old refrig. so it was great to repair the dryer.

no heat from tumble dryer

  • Customer: Malcolm from Davenport, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the repair method as described in the how to video it was as easy as that. Dryer is now working perfectly

Gas Dryer Not Heating

  • Customer: Ollie from Frederick, OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took the back off of the dryer, looked on "parts select" found what I thought might be the problem. Got the parts the next day. Put on new thermal fuse, then put on cycling thermostat. Wasn't sure which it needed, so put both on. Put the back of the dryer on hooked the gas up, hooked up to electric, & turned the dryer on. Back in business, everything works, dryer works as if nothing was wrong. Thanks to "parts select" saved me a repair bill.

fuse went bad

  • Customer: Charles from WAYNESBURG, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched your video on how to replace the fuse.Wow it was a lot easier than I thought.I would highly reccomend anyone to watch the video before even trying to do any repairs.The dryer is working like a new one.By doing it myself saved me a lot of money.Thank you

Broken Drive Belt

  • Customer: Cosmo from Somerville, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two screws at the top, removed two screws for the front panel, removed the broken belt, installed the new belt, followed the directions that were in the new belt package, and replaced all the panels and tested. It worked.

Drum still turns when door open and light does not come on.

  • Customer: Leroy from New Orleans, LA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1.Unplugged power cord to Dryer. 2.Removed Dryer vent screen, unscrewed two screws located in dryer vent.3.Pried open top of dryer using putty knife. 4.Propped up top of dryer using 6 inch piece of wood resting on drum of dryer. 5.Removed screw holding door switch.6.Removed door switch from harness using putty Knife to pry apart connection. 7. Installed new door switch to harness and re-installed. 8.Removed wood used to prop open top, closed top, re-installed all screws, dryer vent and plugged dryer back up.
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