Squealing like crazy and not heating up enough

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers
Socket set

Michael From Reading, MA

Oct 28, 2008

23 out of 781 people found this instruction helpful

First things first... UNPLUG THE DRYER! Tilt back at like 45 degree angle. Remove the two screws from bottom front. Remove front cover. Disconnect wires from heating element making sure to mark what wires attach where, then the two bolts from the heating element. Replace heating element and attach wires to new element. Take belt off of motor from back. Remove four bolts holding front of the drum. Remove drum. Remove C-clips from Drum Support Rollers and then rollers. Install new rollers washers and C-clips. Put drum back and place belt, flat side to drum, on drum using two pieces of tape to hold in place. Put front drum cover back on and bolt on. Put front of dryer back on. From back of dryer feed belt onto motor. Plug in and check to see if all is working correctly.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller (Now subbed to Drum Support Roller Kit)

Part Number: PS1570070

In Stock

Heating Element (Now subbed to Heating Element - 240V)

Part Number: PS2030055

In Stock

Multi Rib Belt - 100" (Now subbed to Tumbler and Motor Belt)

Part Number: PS2200550

In Stock