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REX4634KQ1 Roper Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for REX4634KQ1 parts

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The machine just stopped.

  • Customer: Susan from Oswego KS
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had some trouble getting the top off. I don't think it has ever been done. It was so dirty inside that I took the shop-vac to it. The belt was not broken but had shifted in the track somehow. I was very lucky as I'm a female senior citizen. My husband, who used to do all these thing, is very ill and unable to help. Unfortunately, we live in a small town and there is no one within 50 miles of us to help us. The video was very helpful. I was so glad I watched it.

drumbelt broken

  • Customer: David from N Chelmsford MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used a ropeasround the dyer drum to simulate thebelt to peload the idler This allowed me to get the belt over the motor shaft without the idler sping tenion causing the idler to jump at random timesafer I strted using the rope the belt was on in 10 minutes.

Squealing noise during drying cycle

  • Customer: Anthony from Carolina Shores NC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was as straightforward and simple as the videos implied. The most difficult part of the repair was disconnecting the door wiring. It could be more plainly shown in the videos. After that it was simple. The cleanup inside the dryer, lint, etc., took as long as the repairs. An extra set of hands to hold the drum in place while routing the new belt over the drive pulley would have made it even simpler. Runs like a new dryer now.

Broken belt

  • Customer: kevin from rippley WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very detailed instructions.

drive belt squeeling

  • Customer: Paul from Hauppauge NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed instuctions, also watched a how to vidio, had a little problem reinstallig front cover. The job took a little over a hour. The squeel was coming from old style belt tensioner.

Dryer making screeching noise when running

  • Customer: PAUL from ATTLEBORO MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had my laptop next to me and paused the tutorial video
as I did each step to chnage the drum rollers, idler pully and belt. Dryer runs great with no more screeching!

Dryer not tumbling and squeaking

  • Customer: Steve from Chagrin Falls OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My dryer all of a sudden stopped tumbling. When I opened up the machine, it turns out that the drive belt was broken. I simply put in the model number in PartSelect.com and found this kit that came with the belt, and drum rollers. The belt fixed the tumbling issue, and after replacing the rollers, the machine is as quite as a mouse! The instructional video helped show me exactly what to do and expect. This was my first time fixing an appliance, and it only took me 45 minutes!

Load whinning sound

  • Customer: Gary from Pasadena TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I reviewed the instruction video. Excellant video. exactly like my dryer. Just followed the instructions. I did put a shoe under the drum for easier installation of belt onto idler pulley. I vacuumed and cleaned inside. Really not that dirty.Excellant web site and video instructions. Wish I had done the repair sooner. Also God Bless the residents of OK city, Moore, and ElReno.

Dryer stopped spinning, but still putting out heat

  • Customer: Janice from Winston Salem NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Basically, I just did everything in the Parts Select video - it's what gave me the courage to attempt the repair myself and I am a 61 yr. old woman, who's not in great physical shape! The belt had broken. The two things that gave me the most trouble were disconnecting the tab on the door switch assembly and getting the screws to line up when replacing the front panel - one side lined up fine - the other needed a good push and an "alley-oop" to the side with my hip to fall into place. I did a few things that were not in the video which I think really helped me out. (1) I put an empty quart sized paint can under the dryer drum to hold it up - that really helped - I only had to support it slightly myself when threading the new belt. (2) I put a piece of duct tape across the bottom of the idler pulley to keep that from falling out of the holes when I was threading the new belt - that worked like a charm. Just be sure to remove the piece of duct tape and the paint can before you close up the dryer, if you decide to follow those two tips. (3) I also eventually put something under the front door panel to help raise it up and get it more in line with the two holes that it connects into, which made it easier for me to get it back into place. (4) Have some bandaids on hand - I sliced two fingers on different parts while installing the whole kit. (5) After you are done, either clean out the dryer vent hose or put a new one in - I was surprised by how much lint was clogged up in there. I never repaired any appliance before and if a 61 yr. old weakling like myself can do it, anyone can. Parts Select Rocks - the kit arrived a day and a half after it was shipped out and the video tells you everything you need to know to do this repair yourself and save big money. $49 versus probably $150 for a repairman and $500+ for a new dryer. Dryer is running like new! Would definitely do this again, if this or another dryer broke in the future. Thanks!

Noise while drom turning on heavy loads

  • Customer: John from Farmington Hills MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found the perfect maintenance kit and helpful repair video on PartSelect.com. Factory replacement parts were delivered quickly along with written installation instructions.Never needed them. Just performed the repair while watching the step by step video. Dryer works great, no noise. A very happy customer.

Noise coming from the dryer

  • Customer: Kevin from Grafton MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After watching your video, and reviewing the directions, I was able to change the rollers, the belt and tension bar with ease. The parts cost me slightly under 50.00 and now the noise is gone and my dryer works great. I am very pleased with PARTSELECT and would use them again. The parts were at my house within three days of placing the order !!!

The clothes dryer was making squeaky, screechy noises.

  • Customer: Michael from Baltimore MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First off, I was somewhat misled by the website and ordered the wrong parts. I entered my model number and ordered the maintainance kit. The info said it was good for Whirlpool, Maytag and others. I also watched the video which is apparently the Whirlpool. So, the wrong parts arrived. The PartSelect peeple were very helpful in getting me the right parts and getting them delivered promptly. I then found the proper video, watched that and did the repair. Be aware that all models have subtle differences. Mine had two long screws in the bottom of the door frame not shown in the video. I also had a little trouble with the pulley spring. I removed the assembly and then got it all back together ok. Then I lost one of the door hinge screws. It evaporated. The replacement part was like $4 so I used one from the local HD and all is well.

dryer was working fine, just very noisy during operation. wump,wump,wump

  • Customer: Gary from Point Pleasant NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the online video on the Partselect site which was very informative and straight forward. replaced the belt, tensioner, and two drum rollers (all included in the maintenance kit, (along with small hardware parts)). put it all back together, and VIOLA!!!!!! super quiet like the day we bought it!!! Thanks!!!

Broken belt

  • Customer: Michael from North Bellmore NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did as your online movie said to do it. It is a big help and you can see that the belt, rollers and idler pulley is not a difficult job and you save yourself at least $100. Toughest part of job is putting back the nylon triangle things that hold the rollers on without breaking them.That is why I used the needlenose pliers. The triangle things that hold on the rollers have little tabs on them and I just gently pulled them outward and the triangles went right on.That repair kit from Whirlpool(builder of my Kenmore dryer)was a real bargain and everything fit perfectly. Bottom line is don't be afraid to try this repair. You will most likely succede. Go out to diner with the money you saved. Good luck, Mike

dryer was making a pounding sound

  • Customer: William from Longboat key FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed top of dryer and front panel per instructions and removed belt and drum. After removing what was left of the old rear drum seal I scraped off and sanded the old adhesive off. Reapplied new adhesive and installed new seal after about 3 to 5 minutes (let adhesive get tacky) I then used about a dozen spring clothes pins to hold seal in place while adhesive set up. Reinstalled drum,belt,front panel and top and job was complete. Time included letting adhesive set up. Easy and inexpensive, thank you parts select.
All Instructions for the REX4634KQ1
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