dryer wouldn't start; buzzing sound coming from timer knob when turned to 'on' position

ApplianceAmana Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

charles From portola valley, CA

Nov 29, 2012

Using diagnostic information from the internet, I determined that the motor in my Amana clothes dryer was bad. I ordered the part, found an internet site that showed how to open the cabinet and access the old motor, and made the switch myself. The dryer now is working normally.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Motor Assembly - 120V 60Hz

Part Number: PS2021298

In Stock

Blower Wheel

Part Number: PS2052494

In Stock