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LG/Kenmore Washer Vibrates/Shakes? Shock Absorber #383EER3001V

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the shock absorbers on Kenmore front loading washing machines with model prefix 796 and LG front loading washing machines. The most common reason for replacing the shock absorbers is if the washer is vibrating more than usual and one or more of the shock absorbers is broken or worn out; they should all be replaced at the same time.

All of the information in this stator replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore

Tools used: screwdriver, spring expansion tool, wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the high limit thermostat in your dryer be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Use a 5/16th inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws securing the lower access panel.
3
Detach the panel and you can access the old thermostat to replace it.
4
For better access to the thermostat, you may want to remove the drum.
5
To do this, unthread the screws securing the bottom of the front panel.
6
Pull the panel out from the bottom to detach.
7
Note the orientation of the door switch wires then disconnect them and set the panel aside.
8
Unthread the main top mounting screws.
9
Lift the main top up and support it.
10
Disconnect the light assembly wires and remove them from the retainer.
11
Unthread the front bulkhead mounting screws.
12
Lift the bulkhead up to detach it from the cabinet.
13
Now reach under the drum and unhook the belt from the pulley and the motor shaft
14
You can use the belt to help lift out the drum.
15
Disconnect the wires from the thermostat.
16
Use a quarter-inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws to release the old thermostat from the burner tube.
17
Install the new high limit thermostat by aligning it on the burner tube then thread the screws to secure.
18
Connect the wires.
19
Reinstall the drum by aligning it on the rollers.
20
Loop the belt on the pulley and motor shaft in a zigzag formation.
21
Now rotate the drum to help align the belt.
22
Replace the front bulkhead by aligning the drum then insert the tabs into the slots in the cabinet.
23
Rethread the mounting screws.
24
Feed the light assembly wires through the retainer and reconnect them
25
Remove the support and lower the main top.
26
Secure it with the screws.
27
Replace the front panel by first reconnecting the door switch wires to the appropriate terminals.
28
Now hook up the retaining clips under the main top fully reposition the panel and rethread the screws at the bottom.
29
Realign the lower access panel and secure it with the screws.
30
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your dryer should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the shock absorbers on Kenmore front loading washing machines with model prefix 796 and LG front loading washing machines. The most common reason for replacing the shock absorbers is if the washer is vibrating more than usual and one or more of the shock absorbers is broken or worn out; they should all be replaced at the same time.

All of the information in this stator replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore

Tools used: screwdriver, spring expansion tool, wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the high limit thermostat in your dryer be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Use a 5/16th inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws securing the lower access panel.
3
Detach the panel and you can access the old thermostat to replace it.
4
For better access to the thermostat, you may want to remove the drum.
5
To do this, unthread the screws securing the bottom of the front panel.
6
Pull the panel out from the bottom to detach.
7
Note the orientation of the door switch wires then disconnect them and set the panel aside.
8
Unthread the main top mounting screws.
9
Lift the main top up and support it.
10
Disconnect the light assembly wires and remove them from the retainer.
11
Unthread the front bulkhead mounting screws.
12
Lift the bulkhead up to detach it from the cabinet.
13
Now reach under the drum and unhook the belt from the pulley and the motor shaft
14
You can use the belt to help lift out the drum.
15
Disconnect the wires from the thermostat.
16
Use a quarter-inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws to release the old thermostat from the burner tube.
17
Install the new high limit thermostat by aligning it on the burner tube then thread the screws to secure.
18
Connect the wires.
19
Reinstall the drum by aligning it on the rollers.
20
Loop the belt on the pulley and motor shaft in a zigzag formation.
21
Now rotate the drum to help align the belt.
22
Replace the front bulkhead by aligning the drum then insert the tabs into the slots in the cabinet.
23
Rethread the mounting screws.
24
Feed the light assembly wires through the retainer and reconnect them
25
Remove the support and lower the main top.
26
Secure it with the screws.
27
Replace the front panel by first reconnecting the door switch wires to the appropriate terminals.
28
Now hook up the retaining clips under the main top fully reposition the panel and rethread the screws at the bottom.
29
Realign the lower access panel and secure it with the screws.
30
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your dryer should be ready for use.

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