Wore bearing, idler pulley.

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

Curtiss From Morgan City, LA

Sep 11, 2011

8 out of 13 people found this instruction helpful

Unplug dryer from receptial. Poped top off, useing thin bladed screw driver to push tintion springs, while pulling up on lid. removed two no 10 sheet metal screws, useing 1/4 nut driver, this removes loading door by pulling uo 1/4 inch. Removed twi NO 10 sheet metal screws useing 1/4 nut driver, removed front carrage system. Removed belt then tub. Removed idler arm spring useing plires, used 5/8 inch socket removed sholder bolt with arm. Reverced procedure with one execption. Used two by four to hold tub up so belt could be put on, rolled tub to alline belt. Not bad for 70 Years young. Curtiss

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Belt, Drive

Part Number: PS1487713

In Stock

Idler Pulley Arm with Wheel

Part Number: PS1487714

In Stock