Constant Screeching

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelMdg3706aww

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench set

Elizabeth From New city, NY

Oct 02, 2012

I search on the Internet to troubleshoot. I began to disassemble the unit with information I gathered from other websites. I checked the idler lever and knew indeed that was the screeching culprit. Once, I figured out the parts I would need to do a thorough job (idler lever, 2drum support rollers, multi-rib belt), I searched for parts and came upon partselect.com. I got more thorough review via the partselect videos on how to replace everything and put it back together. If I knew about this site and the detailed videos it provides for each part I ordered, I would have saved myself at least 1.5 hours from the reasearch and disassembling time. I followed the videos and only asked for backup help when I was putting the new belt around the idler lever. Hearing the dryer run again without the screeching was such a relief!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller

Part Number: PS2039408

$7.64
In Stock

Idler Lever

Part Number: PS2039604

$16.61
In Stock

Multi-Rib Belt

Part Number: PS2041323

$11.38
In Stock