Kenmore
Dryer

Model #79680021900 Official Kenmore dryer

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Dryer Drum Belt (replaces 4400EL2001A)#K130

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer drum belt

Part #4400EL2001A
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Dryer Lint Screen (replaces 5231EL1002E, 5231EL1003A, 5231EL1003E)#K310

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer lint filter

Part #5231EL1002E
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Dryer High-Limit Thermostat (replaces F1306931EL3003D)#F130

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

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Dryer Blower Thermostat (replaces 6931EL3002A)#K560

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer blower thermostat

Part #6931EL3002A
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Dryer Thermistor#K550

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer thermistor

Part #6323EL2001B
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Dryer Idler Pulley (replaces 4561EL3002B)#K650

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer idler pulley (replaces 4561el3002b)

Part #4561EL3002A
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Dryer Moisture Sensor#K340

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer moisture sensor

Part #6500EL3001A
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Dryer Idler Pulley#K651

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer idler pulley

Part #4560EL3001A
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Dryer Lint Screen Cover (replaces 3550EL1002A, 3550EL1006D)#K320

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer lint screen housing

Part #3550EL1006D
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Dryer Moisture Sensor Guide (replaces 4930EL2004B)#K360

Drum and motor assembly Diagram

Dryer moisture sensor guide (replaces 4930el2004b)

Part #4930EL2004D
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Symptoms common to all dryers

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Main causes: bad timer or electronic control board, door switch failure
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad power cord, wiring failure, bad control board, blown thermal fuse, bad door switch
Main causes: clogged exhaust vent, bad motor relay, loose dryer door catch, bad door switch, control system failure, faulty drive motor
Main causes: bad drum support roller, damaged idler pulley, broken blower fan blade, worn drum glide bearing, bad drive motor
Main causes: door switch failure, lack of power, broken belt, blown thermal fuse, bad drive motor, control system failure
Main causes: damaged door strike, worn door catch
Main causes: bad gas valve coils, broken heating element, tripped safety thermostat or fuse, bad operating thermostat, control failure
Main causes: clogged exhaust system, heating system failure, deposits on moisture sensor, control system failure

Repair guides common to all dryers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dryer.

How to replace a dryer drum support roller

If your dryer thumps or squeals, replace the drum support roller to restore quiet to your home.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 90 minutes or less
How to replace a dryer thermistor

The thermistor senses the air temperature in the dryer. If your dryer overheats or doesn't heat at all, the thermistor could be the problem.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a dryer idler pulley

The idler pulley exerts pressure keeps the drive belt tight so it can rotate the drum. A worn idler pulley squeals or squeaks when the dryer is running. Follow these instructions to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 90 minutes or less

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