The idler pulley bearing had gotten squeaky and bearing grease did not solve the problem

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

Modelmde7600ayw

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Kevin From American Fork, UT

Nov 13, 2012

I replaced the idler pulley and arm. I had broken down the dryer before to find the source of an annoying squeaking problem. At that time I lubricated the bearing with some hi-temp bearing grease; that worked for awhile but was not permanent. Needing to do it again, I ordered the replacement parts off the PartSelect site using the provided diagrams and parts. [Very nice.] I then checked the videos tagged to each of the parts to make sure I was doing everything right. Everything went back in perfectly. The site is very useful and very helpful. Thanks.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

E-Ring

Part Number: PS348085

$4.16
In Stock

Idler Shaft Washer

Part Number: PS2200521

$3.96
In Stock

Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing

Part Number: PS2347262

$9.01
In Stock

Idler Arm and Shaft

Part Number: PS2347263

$14.50
In Stock