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white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« on: October 02, 2012, 01:50:03 PM »
we have a Kenmore stakable small apt sized washer dryer. Lately we have noticed what looks like burn stains kinda brown color on our white knit running shirts...they are the wicking material type.. It never shows on any other clothes...We only dry on the low heat setting..ideas ?? thank you

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 04:56:57 PM »
Model number?

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012, 05:38:02 PM »
opps sorry, model 110.98575100

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2012, 06:04:43 PM »
Are they blotchy or streaked?

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2012, 06:33:17 PM »
streaked, looks like a fine line brown marker

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2012, 09:07:33 PM »
Replace the rear drum seal and probably the drum rollers, too.

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2012, 05:46:56 AM »
great thanks so much...now one more thing...This is in a closet and  have access to the front, can I do this wthout taking it out of the closet ?? Its a pan in the rear to get it out...If so can someone help me with a good descripton of how to ?
 It looks like the knob panel removes then the front door panel and I can get at everything but I dont know the proper way to remove ether.
Thanks agan guys I appreciate all the help

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2012, 09:00:21 AM »
This job is done from the front.  There are two screws on the bottom of the console about one inch from the ends.  They are attached to a spring loaded clip.  Just pull them down with pliers and the console will flip down.  Remove the ground wire and the two 5/16 screws from the front panel.  Push the front panel up to remove it from the clips. Remove the belt. Remove the top panel so you can spread the sides apart and remove the drum. 
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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2012, 03:46:43 PM »
great, I dropped the panel down to see how it was done, pc of cake, looks like a pretty easy job right ? The wheels look the hardest...Anything else I should do whle in there besides vaccum ?

Thanks so much

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2012, 06:55:31 PM »
Check the belt, if the rubber is cracked, replace it.  The idler pulley should spin freely. 

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2012, 02:39:23 PM »
belt looks good roller turns free...even the rollers that you said to replace seem fine but you think I should replace them anyway ??? I have a new set here....

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2012, 03:58:15 PM »
It's hard to say without looking at it.  If the rubber on the rollers have worn down enough, it will create a gap at the bottom of the drum that the clothes can get caught in.

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2012, 08:08:46 PM »
ill chg them

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 09:02:33 AM »
How long do I need to let the adhesive dry

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Re: white knit shirts look like burn marks after dryer ?
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2012, 09:29:02 AM »
It dries fast.  You can install the drum almost immediately after installing the seal.

 

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