Rotating drum made an uneven louder whirring noise

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Gary From Olathe, KS

Jan 24, 2013

I viewed the roller replacement instruction video on the website which was very helpful since I had never replaced drum rollers. A leisurely pace of one hour to replace the two rollers, half of which was spent vacuuming the interior. Removed the front panel without tipping the dryer. Had to disconnect a ground wire to remove one bracket but otherwise only had to remove screws, slip rings and washers. No belt removal. Drum was pulled away from rollers but remained in cavity Reassembled without any problem. Ran the dryer - much quieter and no longer had the whirring noise.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller Kit

Part Number: PS1570070

In Stock