Motor was locking up

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Noel From Chickasha, OK

Mar 11, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Unplug the Dryer removed the 2 screws in the door and the two screws opposite the door and then you remove the front panel and then you remove the 6 screws that hold the front tub support and then rotate the tub support watching the wires out of your way. lift the tube out leaving the belt behind. Then remove the screws in the front of the blower and remove the clip on the blower shaft and the blower wheel should slide off of shaft. Then remove the wiring clip from the back of the motor by pressing the clips on each side and then lifting. Then remove the two spring clips that hold the motor down and remove motor. install new motor in reverse order and then install tube with the belt around the tub using it like a handle. then put the front support back on and reassemble the rest in reverse order.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drive Motor with Pulley - 60Hz (Now subbed to Drive Motor - 115V)

Part Number: PS3500892

In Stock