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White Knight (Crosslee) Tumble Dryer Drum Bearing Kit Stock Number: ES185423

White Knight (Crosslee) Tumble Dryer Drum Bearing Kit - ES185423
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4.4 out of 5 Rated 4.4 out of 5(36 customers)

Genuine spare part for select models of White Knight and many more brands of tumble dryers

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Manufactured by White Knight (Crosslee)

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Tumble Dryer Drum Bearing Kit

Are the drum bearings for your washing machine looking past their best? Or have you somehow managed to damage them? No problem, eSpares could have just what you need. This drum bearing kit could soon be used to ensure your dryer is in tip top condition once again. 


  • 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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Here’s what other people are saying about White Knight (Crosslee) Tumble Dryer Drum Bearing Kit.

(36 reviews)

4.4 out of 5

Ease of fitting 4 out of 5
Quality 4 out of 5
Value 4 out of 5
  • Southampton
    5.0 out of 5

    Brilliant repair kit, but shouldnt be needed!

    eSpares save the day again with a great little repair kit to renew the drum bearing. As a professional engineer quality gets marked down as its a very poor design for a main support bearing and nastily fitted (neither of which are eSpares fault), we really shouldn't be needing this part, but eSpares comes through with rescuing me again.

    Ease of fitting 4.0 out of 5
    Quality 2.0 out of 5
    Value 3.0 out of 5
  • Gloucester
    4.0 out of 5

    Saved hundreds

    Excellent delivery. Good quality product, better than original. My dryers drum was also damaged so it was a harder fix but if you are only doing a bearing change it is a quite simple job.

    Ease of fitting 4.0 out of 5
    Quality 5.0 out of 5
    Value 4.0 out of 5
    5.0 out of 5

    parts as discribed spot on

    Nice easy fit machine now ok again its over 20yrs old.

    Ease of fitting 5.0 out of 5
    Quality 5.0 out of 5
    Value 5.0 out of 5
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10 Questions and 12 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
  • See answer to first question. Drill out rivets and replace with nuts and bolts By Oorie - Glasgow - 22 May 2013
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • eSparesToby from eSpares
    eSparesToby at eSpares says...

    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?

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  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

    A badly worn bearing can cause the drum to catch the base and cause banging as you describe so this may be the cause of your problem.

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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
  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

    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: Alternatively please copy and paste this link into your web browser.

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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
  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

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

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