Kenmore Dryer Pulleys
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Fix Number FIX334244
Manufacturer Part Number 279640Often referred to as a dryer belt tension pulley wheel, this idler pulley is an OEM approved replacement part for a variety of dryer models. The idler pulley puts tension on the drive belt, and if the idler pulley fails to put the proper amount of tension on the belt, the dryer will not spin. It is located on the dryer drum, around the tension pulley. If your appliance is noisy during operation, will not tumble, or will not start, you may need to replace this part. It is made of durable plastic and has a diameter of roughly 2-inches. This part also includes the hardware needed for replacement. Most of our customers found this repair to be medium difficulty, and required a Philips screwdriver, 1/4-inch nut driver, putty knife, small flat blade screwdriver, and needle nose pliers to get the job done.
Idler Pulley with Bracket
Fix Number FIX11726337
Manufacturer Part Number W10837240If your dryer is not tumbling, will not start, or is excessively noisy while operating, there may be an issue with your idler pulley. The idler pulley works by maintaining a constant tension on the drive belt, which helps to spin the drum. If you need to replace the pulley, this is a genuine OEM part that now comes with a mounting bracket.
Idler Pulley Assembly
Fix Number FIX11743765
Manufacturer Part Number WP691366The idler pulley is found in your dryer and provides tension to the belt in order to rotate the drum. If your clothes are taking a long time to dry, the machine is noisy while operating, or the dryer will not start or tumble, there may be an issue with the idler pulley assembly. To replace this part, you will need to lift the top and remove the front panel of the dryer. You will want to take note of how the drum belt is positioned so it can be put back in place once the new idler pulley is in place. While you have the appliance opened up and accessible, you may want to consider replacing the drum belt at this time.
Idler Pulley Wheel and Arm
Fix Number FIX11756154
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10547292This is a genuine idler pulley wheel and arm for a dryer. The idler pulley wheel ensures the correct tension is on the drive belt to spin the drum. The arm is what connects to the idler pulley wheel and is located between the drum and the motor. General wear or misuse can cause the idler pulley and idler arm to malfunction and stop working, which can sometimes result in squeaking sounds, a dryer drum that will not spin, or a dryer that will not turn on.
Fix Number FIX11727942
Manufacturer Part Number W10837625This part is the replacement motor pulley for your dryer. The motor pulley allows the dryer belt to run straight while the dryer is operating. If your motor pulley is damaged, your dryer may not tumble, and may not start altogether. A damaged motor pulley can also damage the dryer belt, and it may need to be replaced as well. Be sure to disconnect power from the dryer before you begin this repair. This motor pulley is a genuine OEM part sourced directly from the manufacturer.