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My Kenmore Dryer is Not Spinning

Not helpful. Why won't this thing just work? The whole point of a dryer is that it heats up and spins your clothes dry. Quickly. You don't have time to rig a clothesline and hang everything up. Today you do, though, because no matter how many times you shut it off and turn it on again, your Kenmore dryer drum simply won't turn. Don't worry. It happens, even to the most reliable appliances. That's where we come in. Whether it's the drive belt or the idler pully, below is a list of the most frequent causes of a stuck dryer. Start at the top and work your way down. When you hit on the cause, we have the replacement part you need, and videos to show you how to replace it.
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Common solutions for: Kenmore Dryer drum not turning
Solution 1:
Drive Belt
The drive belt is a very long, slender belt that wraps all the way around the dryer drum, around a tension pulley, and then around the drive motor pulley. Over time, the belt can break from normal...
Required Part
Dryer Drive Belt
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Solution 2:
Drum Roller
Most dryers have two drum rollers on the rear of the drum, and some dryers have two more rollers supporting the front of the drum. The rollers must spin freely to work properly. If the drum rollers...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Roller
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Solution 3:
Drum Roller Axle
Most dryers have two drum support rollers on the rear of the drum, and some dryers have two more rollers supporting the front of the drum. The rollers must spin freely to work properly. Over time,...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Roller Axle
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Solution 4:
Drum Bearing
The drum bearing supports the rear of the dryer drum. Over time, this bearing wears out. If the drum bearing is worn out, the dryer may not turn properly. To determine if the drum bearing is at...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Bearing
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Solution 5:
Drum Support Roller & Axle
Most dryers have two drum support rollers on the rear of the drum, and some dryers have two more rollers supporting the front of the drum. The rollers must spin freely to work properly. Over time,...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Support Roller & Axle
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Solution 6:
Drum Support Bearing
The drum bearing supports the rear of the dryer drum. Over time, this bearing wears out. If the drum bearing is worn out, it may put too much strain on the motor, causing the dryer to stop mid-cycle...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Support Bearing
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Solution 7:
Idler Pulley
Inspect the idler pulley for the dryer drum belt and make sure it spins freely on the shaft. If the idler pulley is stuck, worn or damaged, we recommend replacing the drum drive belt in addition to...
Required Part
Dryer Idler Pulley
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Solution 8:
Drum Slide, Glide, or Pad
One or more of the drum glides (also called slides) might be worn out. The drum glides are small plastic pieces that support the front of the dryer drum. As the drum rotates, it slides on these...
Required Part
Dryer Drum Slide, Glide, or Pad
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Solution 9:
Drive Motor
The drive motor turns the drum and the blower wheel to exhaust the air. First, check the motor to see if it makes a humming noise. If the motor still hums, remove the belt from the motor and check...
Required Part
Dryer Drive Motor
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