Support roller and bushings worn out and very noisy

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelDE7600

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

HENRY From grass valley, CA

Dec 10, 2009

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Pulled power plug. Removed two screws at bottom of front panel, removed panel and disconnected two wires from the door switch.
Set door assembly aside.
Using nut driver removed the four screws at each side of the drum support assembly.
Removed drum support assembly.
Separated the drum about four inches from the rear drum support assembly.
Cleaned all lint accumulation from all parts and inside the cabinet bottom.
Removed the snap ring, the old roller and washers and roller shaft.
Cleaned area and installed new roller shaft, non-metallic washers and snap ring.
I did not have to remove the drum or the belt.
Be sure the felt is in its proper place before pushing the drum back into the rear drum support assembly.
Placed the front drum support assembly in position and re-installed the four screws.
Re-installed the door assembly and the power plug.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller Kit

Part Number: PS1570070

$19.73
In Stock

Roller Shaft

Part Number: PS2347258

$5.59
In Stock