worn out bearing

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers

Chris From Truckee, CA

Apr 16, 2009

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Unplug the dryer and pull it away from the wall so front and back can be accessed. Remove front panel. Remove front drum support. Remove rear access panel. Disengage drive belt from idler wheel. Make careful note of course of belt and which side is "outward". Remove drum through front. Remove Rollers using circlip pliers. Remove nuts behind shafts. Remove shafts. Clean-up area and parts before re-install.

Install new Shafts and nuts. Grease shafts. Install new Rollers, washers and clips. Drape drive belt over drum while reinstalling from front. Remount drive belt over drive and idler pullies from the rear access. During this step it helps to have a helper to position the belt around the drum in correct fore/aft position, lying flat and without twists, smooth side against drum. Install front drom support. Rotate drum to seat belt before closing up. Install rear panel cover. Install Front panel. Plug it in and turn it on for a test.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller Kit

Part Number: PS1570070

In Stock

SHAFT, TUMBLER ROLLER (Now subbed to Roller Shaft)

Part Number: PS2347258

In Stock