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RedToryTy

KM (WP) dryer 110.67422600 chewing up rollers

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To the Dojo,

 

I'm asking the question now. Customer calls complaining of thumping when the dryer runs with ANY load; replaced the rollers and went on about my calls. Callback with the same problem. Pulled the front cover and found the attached pictures. I searched the Samurai family of websites, and my heart initially rose upon discovering this case (http://appliantology.org/topic/37226-maytag-de8200-dryer-rebuilld-frustrations/) about shredded dryer rollers.

Unfortunately, I don't think that case applies to me because my rollers are OEM/FSP, not aftermarket/Supco. After talking with the local senior appliantologist in my dojo, I checked the quality of the FSP #4392065 rollers--squishy, like what I read in the MT Dependable Care dryer. The senior appliantologist reminded me of the 349241T rollers (http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Drum-Roller/349241T/3436) which are more durable.

I hope this helps any other appliantologist or grasshoppa in repairing his or her WP dryer. More news as this story gets resolved.

 

Thanks for all this site does,

Tyrus

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Looks like mice are chewing on the rollers.

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Is the front of the drum ridding properly on the front felt bearing, i have see some where things were bent out of place and the drum would fall down in front of the bearing block and wear rollers quickly.

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