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 Posted: Wed Jul 27th, 2005 06:51 pm
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humble flea


Joined: Wed Jul 27th, 2005
Posts: 8
Master Pegi,

The sleeve bearing at the back (belt) end of the motor shaft appears to have worn out and the motor will not rotate when the motor is hot and the belt is attached.

This was confirmed by removing the belt and turning the motor. If the shaft was lifted in the direction of the belt pull it becomes increasingly hard to turn.

The inside of the dryer was full of lint and the lint at the motor bearing was saturated in grease. I suspect the bearing dried out. Regreasing the bearing sleeve only had a temporary benefit.

The play at the rear pully was easily detectible and about 1mm

Running the motor briefly without the belt attached caused significant motor vibration.