Squealed loudly when running

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelMDE9806AYW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Jay From Neosho, MO

Oct 27, 2009

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Removed the door hinge screws and those opposite the hinge. Pulled the front off. removed screws on both sides of opening. Lifted the top of dryer. Moved front of dryer off to the right kept the wires attached. Removed the belt around drum. Removed drum out the front. Removed the spring and then removed the bolt holding the idler arm with a socket. Removed the lock clip from old idler arm. Assembled new idler arm with a washer on each side of pulley and installed clip. bolted new idler in place and attached spring. Looped belt over drum and slid drum in place in back. Reached under drum and looped belt over moter. Lifted idler arm over top of left side of belt. Reassembled dryer.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Idler Shaft Washer

Part Number: PS2200521

$3.96
In Stock

Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing

Part Number: PS2347262

$9.55
In Stock

Idler Arm and Shaft

Part Number: PS2347263

$14.50
In Stock