drum not turning

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Edward From Shrewsbury, MA

Aug 24, 2012

open top lid by inserting putty knife in seam above dryer door apx 2-3 inches from each side push in against the clip and pull top up off of clip. follow same for other side. remove screw from inside cabinet apx 2' down each conner disconnected door switch by pulling crimp from spade on switch. lift front off. lift drum out. remove switch bracket holding the thermostat switch. remove screw from heater box that is on the right top side holding limit switch brackrt in place. lift bracket and switch replace switch and re-install. replace thermostat and re-install. place belt on drum rib side down on drum surface. pick drum up by belt ane place back inside cabinet. make sure to snap drum back into rollers. reach in from bottom front left side of dryer push tension roller to the left with other hand reach in on bottom front right side and place belt over roller and release roller gently turn drum by hand and make sure belt is tight and drum spins with belt. replace front re-attach wires and screws lower top and snap in place. plug unit in and good to go

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

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High Limit Kit

Part Number: PS2162282

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