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11757542-1-S-Whirlpool-WPY312959-Tumbler and Motor Belt
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Tumbler and Motor Belt

PartSelect Number PS11757542

At 100 inches in length, this dryer drum belt is 3/8 of an inch wide and has five ridges. This belt is all black in color and it is made entirely of rubber.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Will not tumble.
  • Noisy.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Will Not Start.
  • No heat or not enough heat.

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Parts Used:
  • Tumbler and Motor Belt
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Gordon from Naples, FL

Tumbler belt broken

Use your easy to folloe instructions an poofshe was done.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: Michael R from Chesapeake, VA

The blower wheel had stopped turning (the plastic had broken where it mounts to the motor shaft) the tumbler and motor belt was well worn and needed to be replaced, and I decided to replace the drum roller wheels because of the age of the dryer.

To start, I didn't know how to open the dryer cabinet, so I went online and typed in the model of my dryer and found your company. What a life saver, your videos are excellent! They showed me exactly what to do, what tools I needed and how to remove the old parts and reinstall the new ones. From start to finish, it was a great experience working with your company and I have already told a co-worker about PartSelect! I'm hooked! I will order from your company again, the next time one of my appliances is in need of repair.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: FRANK from ALDEN, PA

Dryer was very noisy

I ordered the parts and followed the video tutorial. I also replaced the blower as well. It was easy to do and I saved myself probably over a hundred dollars. It is now nice and quiet! Thanks!

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Parts Used:
  • Tumbler and Motor Belt
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Stephen from Montgomery Village, MD

Broken tumbler belt

Exactly how your easy to read instructions said to do it. This is the secound time you kept me from buying a new washer and dryer set. Thank you.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Harold from Thebes, IL

I heard a thumping noise as the belt may be fraying thinking that was the case I ordered the belt and two roller kits for the drum thinking this would fix the problem

DISCONNECT POWER CORD (BE SAFE)

removed two screw at the bottom of the front panel disconnect the wires from that cover and remove the front cover. then remove the four screws from drum support, filter screen. Then remove the drum support I chose to disconnect the wire as I came to them. The job could be done with out unplugging any wires but I find it easer to just unplug the wires and have the items out of the way. Slide drum out about five inches this will allow you to remove the old belt. then remove the drum and set it aside. remove snap ring from roller shaft remove roller and washers the new one comes with two fiber washer place one washer on shaft then roller and the other washer fasten it with snap ring repeat this with the other roller replace drum in the same way you removed it placing the belt on the motor first then place it over the drum carefully lift the drum in to place taking care that the belt is not twisted and in the right location. now for the noise I was trying to fix during disable I discovered that the noise was actually the blower wheel, this wheel has a flat side molded into it to fit on the shaft which has a flat side on the shaft my old blower wheel had rounded off and was slipping on the shaft purchased a new one and replaced it. This has corrected the problem and now it runs like new the job was easy and took about 2 hrs to complete total cost about $65.00. Any one could do this it is not all that hard. Where I live the service call would be $100.00 plus labor which would be $120.00. So by doing it myself I saved $220.00. If I can do it so can you.

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Parts Used:
  • Tumbler and Motor Belt
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: KEN from LYNCHBURG, VA

Belt finally broke after over 10 years.

Followed directions on the package. As a senior citizen I guess it took a little longer than a younger man. As of today, the dryer is working like new.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Wesley from Shell Knob, MO

Very noisy, especially on startup.

I ordered a new belt, idler pulley and drum rollers. When I got it apart, I found the blower fan was slipping on the shaft, so replaced that also. Runs very quietly now. Fantastic service from Parts Select.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: ed from ramona, OK

Lots of squeaks & squeals during cycle

I knew it needed new roller spring washers, so I ordered two, with a set of roller shaft washers & the two drum glide kits. The parts arrived two days later. When I opened the parts the roller spring washers I needed were not included. The parts bags were labeled as Washer,Spring (roller shaft washers), but were really just the fiber Roller Shaft washers that ride next to the roller.
If you look close, the part numbers for the ROLLER SHAFT WASHERS or WASHER,SPRING(ROLLER(Roller Shaft Washers) are the same,
PS2031959.....

There is a metal spring washer ( a bent washer )that goes on the roller shaft first. This pushes the roller out & gives it some horizontal play.
Then a fiber washer goes on either side of the roller.
I have replaced all of these every 4 or 5 years in the past.
One of the existing ones I had was steel & the older original type were copper, which wear very thin then get cut into two separate rings.
This causes a lot of squealing & squeaks.

Since I didn't have two good springs, I had to use the good steel one & the remainder of the best copper one I had. I will have to find some new ones & install them later. There are a few minor squeaks but nothing like what it was.

The glides were shot some time ago & earlier this year I had cut the teflon off of one side since it had worn out & folded over it self.
The only problem with replacing these was that I had to go get a new pop rivet gun, since the last one I bought was hiding that day.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Coyote Custom Builders from Phelan, CA

Belt was hard and made a squeaking nosie, rubber pads were o good because of age.

First I disconnect the electrical power, 2nd disconnect the vent tube, 3rd removed the four screws on the back of the dryer, 4th removed the front panel and disconnect the wires for the door switch, 5th remove the cover that holds the drum inplace, 6th remove the belt, 7th vacum all parts to remove any lint and dirt from the inside of dryer, 8th reassemble the parts in the reverse order. this took me about 55 minutes from start to finish. The parts were right which made the job very easy. The rubber foot pads were easy, just remove the old ones and install the new ones. Thank you for the right parts.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Matthew from Maple Grove, MN

Stripped out cage fan

I placed shims in it to temporarily repair it and ordered replacements from you for when the time comes that I have to replace the fan and other wear items.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
Customer: Jon from Saint Leonard, MD

Dryer made off-normal sounds

1. Disconnected dryer from power supply. Removed two front panel screws.
2. Lifted front panel to access the drum and blower.
3. Photographed the wiring and assembly from several angles for reference.
4. Removed four screws and removed the front plenum.
5. Removed the blower plenum and removed a large amount of lint from plenum.
6. Cut the two rivets holding each drum front glide using a Dremel tool.
7. Replaced both drum front glides and riveted them in place.
8. Removed blower cover. I could not use a nut driver on two screws and used a socket set with universal drive.
9. Used pliers to removed the clamp on the blower; used C-ring pliers to removed the front c-ring from the blower motor shaft.
10. Pulled squirrel-cage blower off motor and installed new blower with new clamp and old C-ring.
11. Cleaned all accessible areas of blower and cabinet with brushes and Shop Vac.
12. Replaced dryer bulb.
13. Removed tumbler and tumbler belt.
14. Installed tumbler and belt using the instructions supplied with the new belt.
15. Removed four screws and rear pulley access plate and threaded new belt on pulley and idler.
16. Installed blower cover, plenum and wiring.
17. Installed rear access cover.
18. Inspected and tightened power cord lugs.
19. Replaced dryer vent pipe.
20. Connect dryer to power supply.
21. Tested dryer.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Bill from Brighton, MI

Progressively louder rumble, especially on startup

Watched the video, removed the front panel, removed the 4 screws from the tumbler frame, and removed the blower cover. Snap ring off, old blower fan off, new one on, new compression ring, snap ring on, Put back together. Done.

Old belt and idler were OK. What surprized me was the amount of lint, fuzz, coins and dust in the blower housing. This was potentially a fire hazard and now its working perfectly and some peace of mind from a fire standpoint. The video really made it happen for me.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Steven from Virginia Beach, VA

Excessive noise when operating

Utilizing the online schematics, I disassembled the dryer, marked and disconnected all wires, and removed the drum. Once the drum was removed, I thoroughly cleaned the inside of the dryer and removed all lint accumulation from the heating element, motor, and blower fan areas. I replaced the front guides and drum support rollers/shafts, belt and idler pulley. I reassembled the dryer and it worked! Be sure to lay all the screws and parts in a logical sequence as you disassemble the dryer, it makes reassembly much easier.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Stacy from Demorest, GA

Loud squeaking noise

Disassembled dryer front cover,took exhaust part loose,unplugged wires(2)from door switch.Removed drum and belt.Inspected felt on both ends.Removed drum support rollers one at a time and replaced fiber washer,roller,fiber washer and lock ring.Put belt around drum and slid in place.Replaced exhaust housing.Careful on this step Felt on exhaust motor must fit properly.Put front cover back in place.Went to back of machine took off small panel,got belt in right positionand attached to motor and idler pulley.Replaced small cover.Now it works great and quiet.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: richard from marietta, GA

Squeel from drum support

just like the video on the website. It would have helped if the info included that the culprit was likely the worn shaft above the heater and not the roller itself. I replaced both rollers and the belt as a percaution, but expect I will have to replace that shaft soon. I will use the good roller from the other side that I replaced and just replace the worn shaft when that happens.

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