Tumble Dryer Drum Bearing Kit

Stock Number: ES185423

Manufactured by White Knight (Crosslee)

(This part fits select models)

In Stock Available for immediate despatch

Rated 4.6 out of 5 (51 customers)

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Description

This kit is a genuine White Knight spare part.

Includes:

  • 1x screw
  • 1x self tapping screw
  • 1x star washer
  • 1x washer
  • 1x copper earth strip
  • 1x bearing bush
  • 1x spacer washer
  • 1x triangle shaft plate
  • Conductive lubricant

The shaft on the shaft plate is NON Threaded. The original screws will 'tap' their thread as they are screwed in.

Please note: The riveted spider arm that is mounted to the drum is not supplied. If this has failed, the drum will need to be replaced.

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 (51 customers)
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    By - Loughton

    Easy to purchase, quick delivery & good value. Slightly tricky to fit, but anyone with a good screwdriver & a basic knowledge can fit this. The dryer is now so quiet, its like having a new one!
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    By - york

    The dry started making an awful noise for a start and my wife wanted to get a new one . I stripped it down found the bearing giving up the ghost . On to the internet with make and model number in hand after a little looking found e spares .Ordered came within 4 days due to bank holiday .parts looked good not cheap copy. Fitted with no problems. so a happy wife again. I also looked at other spares on the web site and found we wont be getting a new dryer soon as there are plenty or spares . thanks
  • Tumble dryer sounds like new again!

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    By - Coventry

    The rear bearings on my White Knight tumble dryer were banging on every cycle - and the drum 'lifted' up and down when manually moved at the front - a sure sign of bearing failure. I ordered a new dryer bearing kit and removed the drum - (take careful note of where the connections on the heater and terminal block go!) - then the drum complete with back panel can be removed. Unfortunately, the spider plate on the drum had worked loose on the rivets - which normally means a new drum as well, which was quite expensive for an old machine. I decided to drill out these rivets, using a 6mm drill, and replace them with round headed nuts and bolts (roofing bolts from B&Q). I decided to use these as I thought hexagonal bolt heads might catch the clothes inside the drum. This worked perfectly; my machine now sounds like new after replacing the bearing supplied by espares. The drum front plastic pfte slider bearings didn't need replacing on my machine - but these are really cheap to buy if you want to go the whole hog. The instructions for replacing the bearings are included with the kit.

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  • Q Does this kit include the drum housing? 2 Answers

    The picture seems to show the back plate with spigot and the bearing. I need a replacement housing which is a cast item, and is rivetted to the drum. Does the kit include this, or alternatively can you supply one? CL767031276715300/13

    By Freckle - 05 April 2010

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      See answer to first question. Drill out rivets and replace with nuts and bolts

      By Oorie - Glasgow - 22 May 2013

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      Hi. No it doesn't, if you need the cast bit it usually requires a new drum as the cast bit is rivited to it. I would look for a new machine!!! Adam

      By 321qaz - Midlands - 26 April 2010

  • Q How do I tighten spider arm? 2 Answers

    The bearing on my WK44AW is obviously worn, and I will order this, but the rivets securing the spider arm to the drum are also slightly loose. In the past, I have tightened rivets on other machinery by hammering. Would you consider this to be a viable repair?

    By bigdee147 - 15 January 2010

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      remove the top and the back of the tumble drier, using an electric drill and a drill bit drill out the rivets, and replace with short nut and bolts, preferably with a wide head. This worked for me quite well.

      By John - Cambridgeshire - 01 October 2010

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      You could do this but it will just be very problematic to take it apart again should the need ever arise... Do you not have a tool available to you that will work?

      By eSparesToby eSpares Staff - 19 January 2010

  • Q How do I buy a tumble drier spider assembly without the drum? 1 Answer

    I have a white knight condenser tumble dryer, the bearing has blown and broken a spider arm. Can I buy the spider without the drum?

    By spikey19 - London - 07 July 2014

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      In order for us to answer your question or source the exact part you require please provide us with the following information: Appliance make, model and serial number of your appliance. For further help visit the "Finding Model Numbers" page on our website here: http://www.espares.co.uk/findingmodelnumbers. Alternatively please copy and paste this link into your web browser.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 07 July 2014

  • Q Do you have a video showing how to change the bearings on a white knight gas tumble dryer 1 Answer

    I have the kit I bought from yourselves, just want to see what to do before I get stuck in.

    By Ian - N. Yorkshire - 05 October 2013

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      The closest video we have that covers this type of repair is 'How to replace the shaft and bearings on a tumble dryer'.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 07 October 2013

  • Q Crosslee gas tumble drier bearings 1 Answer

    If I am replacing the bearings do I have to take the whole unit apart or can it done by unscrewing the panel on the rear of the machine.

    By glencoe - Glasgow - 20 March 2011