Dryer would make humming noise and stop running as Motor would overheat.

ApplianceAmana Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Bryan From Everett, WA

Oct 16, 2007

43 out of 52 people found this instruction helpful

This was much easier than I expected. I pulled the front covers, released the belt (just move tentioner pulley with fingers to release belt), removed the drum to access the motor. The motor was easy to remove. I loosened then nut in the fan assy using my channel locks (because I did not have a socket that big and then removed the wire harness clip to prepare the motor for removal. The two mounting clips were the tricky part as the fit over a metal ear on each side locked by the spring tension of the clips. It looks like a special tool my be available but I simply used my big straitslot and heavy downward pressure to remove and install. This repair can be completed by anyone with very basic mechanical skills and impress the spouse.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Motor Assembly (Threaded Shaft) (Now subbed to Motor Assembly - 120V 60Hz)

Part Number: PS2021298

$109.21
In Stock