noisy and slow drum speed

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers

Jeff From Phoenix, AZ

Oct 31, 2010

23 out of 35 people found this instruction helpful

1. disconnect power,gas and vent lines
2. pop off top of unit
3. remove front of dryer
4. lay unit on its back
5. remove drum and replace pulley assembly,belt,drum rollers of which it has 2 rear and 2 front
6. reverse above and then remove filter-vent housing and scrape off old seal install new seal
7. re-connect power,gas and vent use again
8. only sad part to whole job was seeing how cheaply whirlpool now makes thier products

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability


Part Number: PS1487703

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Belt, Drive

Part Number: PS1487713

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Idler Pulley Arm with Wheel

Part Number: PS1487714

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Heavy-Duty Drum Support Roller Kit (Now subbed to Drum Support Roller)

Part Number: PS3494614

In Stock