Dryer would'nt start / drum wouldn't turn

ApplianceCrosley Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Don From Elma, IA

Feb 23, 2008

34 out of 52 people found this instruction helpful

Unplugged Dryer; used screwdriver to push in and release two clips that hold top to front, tilted top back and removed two screws holding front to sides. Disconnected door switch and removed front .
Reached in above motor to remove belt from around pulley and tensioner wheel, Pulled drum and belt out of machine.
Removed approximately 10 screws around perimeter of blower housing and removed cover to access blower wheel. Removed outer lock ring from shaft and clamp from blower wheel hub, and removed blower wheel.
Took out tensioner assembly.
Disconnected wiring connector from motor.
Removed three screws that held blower housing to bottom and removed retainer around rubber motor mount at pulley end of motor. Lifted out motor, blower housing and vent pipe as one unit.
Removed 2nd outer lock ring from motor shaft.
Rotated motor frame 45 degrees to free the rubber mount from the blower housing.
Screwed new pulley onto new motor shaft and cleaned blower housing and vent pipe.
Assembly is reverse of disassembly.
Inspected and lightly greased the glides and inspected the idler wheels before reinstalling drum.

Dryer works perfectly.

Five to ten minutes also spent unscrewing and replacing timer knob and hinge pins on lid of matching washer Crosley cw22b5v.

Very simple repair.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Blower Wheel (Now subbed to Blower Wheel)

Part Number: PS2030883

In Stock

USE WPL 31001535 (Now subbed to Motor Pulley)

Part Number: PS2031041

In Stock

Lid Hinge Pin (Now subbed to Lid Hinge Pin)

Part Number: PS2037923

In Stock

USE WPL 35-4196 (Now subbed to Timer Knob)

Part Number: PS2038269

No Longer Available

USE WPL 31001589 (Now subbed to Drive Motor)

Part Number: PS3497647

In Stock