Loud moaning from dryer

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelLDE9806ACE

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools

Matthew From Oakton, VA

Mar 12, 2012

Removed front cover of dryer and cover over blower. Removing the blower wheel from the axle requires removing a snap-ring/circlip (impossible without the proper wrench, ~$20 at a big box store) as well as a compression clip (ordinary pliers will do). Yank off old blower wheel (D-shaped hole was now O-shaped, hence the problem), clean off the axle with a rag, and push on new blower wheel. Reassemble. In all honesty, this was a piece of cake for this complete novice. A lot cheaper than buying a new dryer!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Blower Wheel with Clip

Part Number: PS2200270

$16.68
In Stock