Dryer thermal fuse located on the blower housing. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse blows cutting off power to the motor or the heating system. When the fuse is bad the dryer won't start or will run but not heat. The thermal fuse cannot be reset. Fuses often blow due to a clogged dryer vent.
Dryer drum drive belt. The belt is flat, 92-1/4 inches long, 1/4 inch wide and has 4 ribs and 3 grooves. It replaces many other belts, including some with 5 ribs and 4 grooves. If the drum does not turn, but you can hear the motor running then there is a good chance the belt has broken.
Repair kit for Whirlpool, Kenmore, Roper dryer; rollers, belt and idler pulley, for 29" wide Dryers built 1965 and later. This dryer maintenance kit contains all of the parts that are commonly defective when the dryer is noisy.
-Call with model# to verify if kit is compatible with your dryer.
Dryer heating element. If your dryer does not heat first check for a blown thermal fuse on the blower housing before replacing the heating element. In most cases the heating element will have a break in the element if defective. *May need wire connector to install heating element.
Dryer idler pulley assembly. Includes bracket and attached pulley
Dryer gas burner valve solenoid set. If the dryer does not heat or heats intermittently the coils could be defective. To test, watch the burner and if the igniter glows for a while and then shuts off without the gas igniting, it usually means one of these coils is bad.
Washing machine agitator directional cogs. These parts are also referred to as "dog ears." 4 per package. If the upper section of the agitator isn't turning properly, then these cogs are likely worn and will require replacement.
Dryer drum support roller. If the dryer is making a rumbling or knocking noise the rollers may be worn out causing the drum not to turn smoothly.
Dryer heating element thermal cut-off (thermal fuse) 309 degrees and high limit thermostat 250 degrees, with wiring kit. If the dryer does not heat the thermal cut off may have blown and a new high limit thermostat is needed.
Dryer drum drive belt, 89-1/2 inches long, 4 ribs. 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. If the drum will not turn when the dryer is turned on the belt is likely broken.
Affresh® Washing machine cleaner. This cleaner removes and prevents odor-causing residue in all brands of washers. To use, add one tablet to washer with no clothes and select hot water.
- Septic safe
- More effective than bleach.
- Three tablets per package.
Dryer door switch assembly. If the dryer does not start then the door switch could be defective. This switch also replaces the two wire switch.
Dryer drum drive belt, 93 1/2 inches long, 4 ribs 3 grooves. 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. If the drum will not turn when the dryer is turned on the belt is likely broken.
Rear drum support roller kit. This kit contains two drum support rollers. If the drum rollers are worn out, the dryer may not turn properly or may be excessively noisy. Be aware that the drum bearings are self-lubricating; it is not necessary to lubricate them yourself.
Dryer drum slide. There are two of these needed on your dryer. These go on the inner most slots on the front bearing. Sold individually will need to purchase two*. The drum slides support the front of the dryer drum instead of rollers or bearings. As they wear out the dryer will make more noise.