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11061202011 Kenmore Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11061202011 parts

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door switch broke

  • Customer: Frankie from Lady Lake, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove 2 screws from lint vent, use putty knife to remove top op dryer, remove 2 screws holding switch.

No heat while dryer running on any setting

  • Customer: Tina from Rockingham, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the easy instructions from your You Tube video

Drum was not turning when the start button was pushed while morot was running

  • Customer: Philip S from Springfield, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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After I received the new belt I un-plugged the electric cord and shut off the gas supply. I pulled the dryer about 10 inches away from the wall to remove the vent duct from the back of the dryer. Used the putty knife to release the clips on bottom front panel and a screw driver to pop the front of the top at the left side and right side, removed the two Phillips head screws under the lint door, then lifted the top to the vertical position. Loosened the hex head screws at the bottom of the upper front panel (don't take them out). At the top back side of the front panel, pull off the electrical wires from the door interlock switch and pull the retainer holding the wires to the front panel (don't take the plastic clip from the wires.) Place some wood blocks to support the drum at the front of the drum. Use the nut driver to remove the two screws on the inside at the top of the front panel. Disconnect the two springs that hold the door closed. Lift the panel from the two loosened nuts at the bottom and pull it away from the drum and let the drum settle on the blocks of wood to support it. Place the new belt around the drum lining it up where the old belt left its mark around the drum with the grooved surface facing the drum. Replace the front upper panel with the door to engage to two tabs on the screws you left at the bottom. Lift the drum so that it engages with the opening in the front panel. In case where the drum had dropped too far, use the putty knife to engage the felt flange at the rear of the drum with the rear cabinet flange. Reinstall the two screws at the top that you had removed. Reconnect the two wires at the interlock switch and snap the clip with the wires to the flange of the upper front panel. Replace the door springs on the hinge extensions to the flange at the bottom of the cabinet. Set the Idler pulley assembly into the cabinet floor sliding the end tab into the slot and the two tabs fit into the holes in the floor. Pull a loop of the belt under the idler pulley and then pull it toward the motor pulley. You might use the shaft of your Phillips screw driver instead of you fingers to get it around the pulley on the motor shaft. Turn the drum by had for several complete turns to ensure that the belt lines up on the drum and that the drum isn't binding on the back or front seals. Close the top, snapping onto the top of the cabinet. Plug the dryer into the electric outlet and set the timer to Fluff Air range and push the start button with the door closed. The drum should be turning smoothly. Open the door and all should stop. Reconnect the Vent and move the dryer back to its former position. Turn gas supply on but do not start the dryer. Check for gas leaks. If you find a leak in either at connectors or the flexible connecter call a qualified contractor to replace the flex connecter. Otherwise you can then set for one of the dryer settings and push the start button and observe the burner through the lower panel to see that the igniter is lighting up and finally the gas turns on and a decent blue flam is burning in the combustion tube. Open the dryer door and the flame should cut off and the drum stop turning. You are ready to set the bottom panel. Set the panel on the two lower tabs and close it upward until the snaps lock it in position. Job Done

Drum does not rotate

  • Customer: Richard from Westhope, ND
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Diagnose the problem. Is it the motor ? Is it the belt ? Order the correct repair kit, use name brand parts to ensure reliability. READ THE SUPPLIED DIRECTIONS. You can use a small wood shim or wedge at the top front corners to open the top . Use a 5/16" socket to remove the 2 screws at the top outside corners. Lift the front panel straight up, supporting the drum as you lift it off. Remove the drum, taking it straight out the front. Install the new drum rollers, install the idler, and then the belt around the drum. Install the drum on the rear rollers, make sure the seal is not folded under. Push the drum back against the seal flange, support the front of the drum with your right (or left ) hand, and sit the front panel on the lower pins, and gently push the front panel to the sidewalls. Feed the belt through the idler and around the motor pulley. This job is easily performed in about 20 minutes. Clean the interior while replacing the belt/idler and drum rollers. With the top lifted, after assembly, test run the dryer to make sure there are no "funny noises" after the repair. Watch especially for the white rub strips on the front edge of the drum. They tend to fold over when attaching the front panel. Job done !

The timer was working but the dryer would not turn on.

  • Customer: Henry from Rosebud, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the Thermal fuse and this fixed the problem.

Heating Element Burned Out

  • Customer: Carole from PORT ST LUCIE, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My husband unscrewed the plate in the back of the dryer, removed the heating element and placed the new element in! Dryer works like new!

Dryer Quit Producing Hot Air

  • Customer: Bryan from Louisville, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1) Watch YouTube video on this site showing the steps to replace the heating element. 2) Assembled the proper sized screw driver, pliers and nut driver. 3) Unplugged the dryer and pulled it away from the wall. 4) Disconnected the vent hose by using the screw driver to loosen the clamp securing it to the dryer. 5) Removed the back panel by removing the hex head nuts / screws. 6) Unplugged the thermostat and wire to heating element terminal using the pliers. 7) Removed the panel concealing the heating element and removed the heating element. 8) Replaced the bad element with the new one purchased from PartSelect and replaced the heat shield panel. 9) Re-attached the thermostat and reconnected the power terminal. 10) Replaced the back panel with the hex head nuts / screws. 11) Reconnected the vent hose and tightened the clamp with the crew driver. 12) Repositioned the dryer back to it's original location, careful not to pinch the vent hose and plugged the unit back in. 13) Ran the unit with some old towels to test. 14) Unit was fixed and works like new.

dryer runs no heat and not cycling

  • Customer: Donald from East Butler, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered your fuse & thermostat. Total $37.29, installed parts & still no heat. Ordered your 240v Heating element.. Total $77.43, installed part & still no heat, Removed 30amp circuit breaker and purchased replacement for $11.30 in town. Installed breaker, dryer now has heat. Still smiling as I keep telling my self I performed preventive maintenance on my dryer!!!

tumbler would not turn

  • Customer: LORRIE from ARNOLD, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video directions exactly as instructed and I had no problem doing the repair myself. And if I can do it being a woman with no help you can do it. Easy peasy~

dryer would not start and light was not working

  • Customer: Randall from Schertz, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unpluged dryer from wall,lifted top of dryer unpluged door switch took out two screws that hold switch, installeed new switch, put top of dryer down, plugged dryer back into wall, very easy repair.

wont shut off &no light

  • Customer: RUSSELL from POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove top &replace switch

Banging noise from dryer

  • Customer: Allen from Simpsonville, KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I don't have specifics although they were emailed with my order confirmation and were perfect. I have dealt with PartsDirect multiple times over the years and have always been more than satisfied with their speed of shipment, quality of parts, and stellar instructions(even video most times). With PartsDirect, you never have to buy another appliance.

Dryer not hot enough

  • Customer: Steve from Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1.Installed thermal fuse. I thought this was the problem as a few years ago this fixed the dryer that was now experiencing a similar problem. Problem persisted. 2. Installed new thermostat. Problem persisted. 3. Installed new igniter coils. Eureka! Problem solved!

Loud banging noise from under dryer.

  • Customer: Paul from Pottstown, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched repair video first to access problems and steps to do replacement for parts. Took more than :30 only because most of the time was spent cleaning. Amazing how much dirt and dust accumlates inside a closed unit. Even took the back off to clean and check electrical connections. Parts were exactly as shown and explained. Would absolutely use PartSelect again if needed.

timer not working. No heat

  • Customer: Mark from Staten island, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I simply pulled the dryer away from wall. Cleaned vents. Pulled plug out from outlet. Unscrewed the back panel and removed the cycling thermostat and fuse as per your instructions. Since I had the back panel removed I cleaned the inside of lint as well. Put the back panel back started the dryer and everything was perfect. Saved myself at least 150.00.
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