The dryer was making a horrendeous screaching sound

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Daniel From Pittsburgh, PA

Sep 27, 2010

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

It was easier than I thought. Unplugger the dryer, took the door off, front panel and inside front panel. I wiggled the drum out and vacuumed up all the lint. All I really needed to replace was the belt and idler wheel but replaced the 2 support rollers since I had gotten new ones. The belt had a twist in it and was rubbing and causing the idler to rub against its bracket, thus wearing them both out prematurely. I slapped it all back together and it never ran better.
Thanks for the inexpensive parts and quick delivery. You guys are great!

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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

Multi-Rib Belt

Part Number: PS2036214

$17.81
In Stock

Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing

Part Number: PS2347262

$8.80
In Stock