dryer sounded like a freight train and it was taking a long time to dry clothes

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelSG1000

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Gene From Yonkers, NY

Sep 01, 2007

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

four screws removed the front and angled bottom panels exposing the blower wheel and duct work. It was just another few screws to remove the control panel and main duct, exposing the blower housing. 4 more screws and a snap ring came off, then I removed the old blower wheel and replace it with the new one, fitted the seal, reassembled everything in the reverse order of dissassembly, and voila! A quite efficient clothes dryer again. Better than new.

Parts Select accepted my order on a Friday and I received my parts from a Pennsylvania distribution center on Saturday. Total out of pocket expense about $30 - significantly cheaper and quicker than had I called in a service person to perform the repair. Parts diagram and information provided online by Parts Select made it easy to identify the required parts and how things went together, making this repair almost as easy as looking in the phone book for a repair guy.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Blower Wheel - with a hub clip (Now subbed to Blower Wheel with Clip)

Part Number: PS2200270

$19.36
In Stock

USE WPL Y312901 (Now subbed to Blower Seal)

Part Number: PS2200540

$21.53
In Stock