This is a Kenmore Model 87182100, which is 10+ years old. It's a gas unit.
There is a slight wobble in the drum. Not terribly noisy, but annoying. I
opened it up and could not find anything obvious. When I turn the drum by
hand, I do not feel any spots that would cause this. Felt both idler rolls
and the seem smooth.
There's some amount of play front-to-rear, but am not sure how much is
Anyone care to guess, what may be the cause, or what's worn out?
I think you are at the end of the useful life of the dryer. I would be
inclined to suspect the main shaft bearings. Mine on a Kenmore were
sintered bronze. I gave them a squirt of oil, and managed to get
another year out of the dryer.
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