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Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« on: May 09, 2013, 12:38:23 PM »
I just bought a house and it has a Kenmore Dryer model # 86663100. It is very noisy when it runs.  Any idea  why that may be and how to fix it? Thank you.

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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2013, 05:24:07 PM »
Need first three digits before that on the model number . 110 or 417

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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2013, 10:37:03 PM »
It's 110.86663100. Usually it's a drum roller, 349241T, or idler pulley, 691366. You might consider getting the maintenance kit, 4392065, which includes the idler, rollers and belt. 
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Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2013, 11:52:13 AM »
I always use the kit on those. Part number 4392065.


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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2013, 11:56:57 AM »
The model is 110.  Thank you very much for your guidance.  Is there already some instruction on this site on how to check what is wrong that causes the noise and how to make the replacement?  It would be very helpful if you can take me there. Thank you again!

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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2013, 12:05:21 PM »
As for checking it you will need to open up the dryer and take a look at the support rollers. Give them a spin with your hand and you should be able to tell if they are bad or not.
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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2013, 12:12:33 PM »
Wow, the video should be very helpful.  I will try this after work today. Thank you so much.

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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2013, 12:13:46 PM »
Let us know how it turns out or if you have any other questions.


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Re: Kenmore Dryer 86663100 noisy
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2013, 10:05:49 AM »
I opened and checked the dryer.  The video is very helpful and I had no problem opening it. The idler and roller seems ok. Frankly I don't know how to tell if they are bad or not.  The idler looks normal.  I spin the roller and it works.  The drum belt looks old and has a lot of crack on the inner side.

There is a cushion around the round front opening that looks old and its thickness is not even. The upper part of the cushion (about half, i.e. the upper part, of the circle) is almost more than twice thicker than the lower part of the cushion.

What do you think is the problem for the noise?  Is it the belt or the cushion?

Thank you.


 

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