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Whirlpool/Kenmore Dryer Blower Housing Foam Seal #347139

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the blower housing foam seal on a Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reasons for replacing the seal are when the dryer is too hot or takes too long.

All the information in this foam seal replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Kenmore, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Maytag, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Admiral

Tools used: hex socket, Phillips head screwdriver, putty knife

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the back panel.
3
You’ll need to remove the lint housing next.
4
To do this, pull out the lint screen and remove the two screws near the opening.
5
Insert a putty knife under the front of the main top to release the two spring clips and rotate the main top up.
6
Remove the mounting screws and pull away the lint screen housing, revealing the old blower housing foam seal.
7
If still intact, peel away the old seal, and use a rag to clean away any residue.
8
Prepare the new foam seal by peeling away the backing to expose the adhesive.
9
Insert it evenly around the blower housing and press down to seal.
10
Reinsert the lint screen housing and secure it with the mounting screws.
11
Rotate the main top down, and snap it into place.
12
Install the screws at the lint screen opening and reinsert the lint screen.
13
Replace the back panel and plug the appliance back in.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the blower housing foam seal on a Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reasons for replacing the seal are when the dryer is too hot or takes too long.

All the information in this foam seal replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Kenmore, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Maytag, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Admiral

Tools used: hex socket, Phillips head screwdriver, putty knife
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the back panel.
3
You’ll need to remove the lint housing next.
4
To do this, pull out the lint screen and remove the two screws near the opening.
5
Insert a putty knife under the front of the main top to release the two spring clips and rotate the main top up.
6
Remove the mounting screws and pull away the lint screen housing, revealing the old blower housing foam seal.
7
If still intact, peel away the old seal, and use a rag to clean away any residue.
8
Prepare the new foam seal by peeling away the backing to expose the adhesive.
9
Insert it evenly around the blower housing and press down to seal.
10
Reinsert the lint screen housing and secure it with the mounting screws.
11
Rotate the main top down, and snap it into place.
12
Install the screws at the lint screen opening and reinsert the lint screen.
13
Replace the back panel and plug the appliance back in.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Seal
Seal
$16.49
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Total$0.00

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