Sounded like a pair of gym shoes rolling in the dryer

ApplianceAmana Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Ronald From Bourbonnais, IL

Jan 17, 2014

I recently found your site and was pleasantly pleased with your troubleshooting suggestions and repair videos. My dryer was sounding like there was a pair of gym shoes inside bouncing around and your suggestion of the drum support rollers was right on the money. My dryer cabinet came apart a little differently then what the video showed but was workable.
I would like to suggest sending the washers that go in front of and behind the drum support roller with the drum rollers. The washers on my dryer were completely ground down to powder so I drilled out some stainless steel washers I had in my supply of extra parts. These washers are hard to find in a hardware store due to being so thin.
I would suggest to anyone changing these drum rollers to go ahead and order/replace the drum belt and front guides as long as you have the machine apart and had to take these off to get to drum rollers. I have had my dryer maintenance free for 17 years and figured they were probably close to being worn out as well. My front guides were paper thin and the drum belt had lots of cracks.
Total cost of bringing dryer back up to par was only $45.00. Saved at least $180.00 doing myself.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Support Roller

Part Number: PS2039408

In Stock

Drum Glide

Part Number: PS2039613

In Stock

Multi-Rib Belt

Part Number: PS2041323

In Stock