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11086980100 Kenmore Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11086980100 parts

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Broken dryer belt

  • Customer: MARY from CINCINNATI OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to take apart the dryer myself and get old belt out, then my son helped me remove the drum and put new belt on. Well worth fixing; it works great again and the part with shipping and handling was only $17.00! better then price of new dryer!!!Thanks, Mary ( Cincinnati)

Dryer was not heating up

  • Customer: Kathy from Munhall PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After watching the very helpful videos, we replaced the fuse and belt. The belt ended up breaking and shredding because we did not put the ribbed side down... The dryer heated up for about 2 minutes then was cold again. I had so much clothes needing washed/dried, that we decided to buy a new one. We did give the dryer to someone who was going to try to fix it for themself.

Broken belt

  • Customer: William from East Berlin PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was very pleased with the shipping speed, the belt arrived in less than 24 hours! The installation was very easy and if you need help the video on the belt info page should be helpful.

Drum stopped spinning

  • Customer: Anthony from Oak Ridge NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
You pop the top of the dryer. Remove to hex screws which allow you to remove the front panel. Next you pull the drum off, snack the belt around the drum, motor and tension pulley and reverse the steps. The hardest part is getting the drum back in place without knocking the belt off the motor.

Broken Belt

  • Customer: ANDREW from MOUNT UNION PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Fast shipping. Part arrived the next day!

Ribbed belt broke

  • Customer: richard from satellite beach FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions you supplied. All went well. The short movie that you supplied was fine but the only tricky part which included placing the belt over the idler wheel was not well done in that the repairman's arm covered the work area. Delivery time was excellent.

Dryer made all kinds of noise

  • Customer: Melissa from early IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
So glad we tried the belt and rollers before going out and buying a new one. Very quiet now,so happy!

loud noise

  • Customer: Cindra from Winnemucca NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched your repair video and followed what the repair man said and did, it was a snap! I needed my dryer fast so decided to do it myself. I am a 65 year old female and petite, so I say if I can do it anyone can. Your video was the key to my sucess.

right side drum roller rubber came off,this caused drum to drop and belt tensioner to release.

  • Customer: John from New Bern NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed two screws from filter chute,raised top of dryer and removed front panel,lifted drum out,replace both rollers,replaced drum,reset belt tensioner replace front panel,lowered top,put screws back into filter chute.

drum wheel had flat spot

  • Customer: Michael from Jupiter FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced both drum wheels and belt and cleaned lint out of entire unit. Works perfect again. Great fast parts with super on line instruction if you need it.

Thumping noise

  • Customer: Susan from San Mateo CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed general instructions from your you-tube video. It was much easier than expected. We didn't know if it was belt or rollers, turned out to be roller, but since we bought both we replaced both.

Fair Wear and Tear on the dryer due to old age.

  • Customer: Lester from Waynesville MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Actually, I watched as my 44 year old son performed the task. I don't get around as much as I use to. After watching the movies you sent I am very confident I could have done the work very easily. And, my son had no difficulty during the process. All went very well and the machine is running and is even quieter than it was earlier. I really appreciate the movies although I did not do the work. They were very clear and concise.

noise while drum rotating

  • Customer: vince from virginia NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
follow the vidio. removed lint screen. removed screws securning the lint trap guide. used to disconect the two clips honding the top cover and lifted it up and secured it as not to drop down. removed two screws at top of front paned and removed it. took out drumb. took off the two rollers and remounted the drumb and belt. replaced front panel and two screws. lowered top panell and two screws. replaced lint trap. turned on to see is noise stoped and it had. done

very low heat

  • Customer: bern from levittown PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
it was easy to replace the element

dryer does not heat

  • Customer: ed from sparta MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
ordered and replaced heater element, did not fix the problem so ordered thermal fuse and cycling thermostat when it arrived installed them still did not work. Went to the next item on list thermal cutoff kit ordered it, when it arrived installed and BINGO!!! It works... $107.00 later a dryer that works!!!!!
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