longer to day followed by increased noise over a few weeks time

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Carl From Oakley, MI

Jan 13, 2012

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turned off power supply, remove two phillips screws in front panel lower both sides, lift bottom outward to release quick release clips on top of panel, place panel asside or disconnect door shut-off wires connected to switch and set out of way completely. Loosen four 5/16" hex head bolts two on each side, now on the bottom of the dryer barrel place a wood piece or other object under it so it will not drop when you finish removing the screws and removing the from dust collection assembly, after you set it asside use a carpenters clamp (I used the easy slide clamp type) to clamp outside of the top of the dryer and the other clamp inside the dryer barrel to keep it from dropping, remove several 1/4" hex heat screws in blower cover panel, this panel also contains a couple of sensors with two wires each that can remain attached and moved out of way, remove small snap ring at from of shaft center of blower whell, using s" slip joint pliers squeeze outer ring together and pull wheel toward you for removal, clean area of lint and dust, reverse order for new installation, enjoy quit running efficient drying.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Blower Wheel with Clip

Part Number: PS2200270

In Stock