Dryer drum stopped turning

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Sarah From Washington, DC

Dec 01, 2009

0 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

-Remove the 2 screws holding the dryer hinges; lift the door and pull out
- Remove the 2 screws on the opposite side of the door. Now pull the front panel off the dryer (held in place with spring clips)
- Use a 5/16 nut driver to remove the 2 bolts at top. Now lift the lid
- Remove the bolts holding the front panel that the drum rests on.
- Now remove the drum
- Remove the spring clip holding the Idler Pulley Wheel. Replace with the new wheel and washer.
- Replace the drum and position the belt with the ridges facing the drum.
- Reach under the drum and loop the belt over the motor pulley
- Replace all the parts.

Help other customers find the most helpful instructions.

Were these instructions helpful?

Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Roller Shaft Washer

Part Number: PS2031959

In Stock

Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing

Part Number: PS2347262

In Stock