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AGM479W2 Amana Dryer - Overview

Parts and Repair Help for models starting with AGM479W2

If you know the dryer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts for models starting with AGM479W2, or you can search by name or part description. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your dryer. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for AGM479W2 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

Models starting with AGM479W2

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$21.97

'M' Series New Style Coil Kit

This is an M series new style coil kit, used in gas dryers. When the igniter reaches a high enough temperature, these coils work together to let the gas enter the dryer. The coils ...

$14.08

Multi Rib Belt - 93-3/8"

This dryer drum drive belt attaches to the motor pully and works the drum as the motor rotates. The belt has a length of 93- 3/6 inches, and wraps all the way around the dryer drum, around a tension pulley, and then around the drive motor pully. Replacing the rib belt could solve symptoms such as a screeching noisy dryer when it tumbles, a broken belt (dryer will not tumble if its broken), no heat or not enough heat, and/or the dryer will not start. The tools to use for this repair are a nut driver and a putty knife. Remember to unplug the dryer before installing the part and protect your hands by wearing gloves.

$9.30

Drum Support Roller - for square ported models

This drum support roller is used for square-ported model clothes dryers. It has a metallic bearing in its center. The drum support roller holds the drum in place while it rotates o...

$6.47

Drum Glide

If your dryer is noisy, will not tumble, or is leaving marks on your clothes, you may need to replace the drum glide. The drum glide is installed on the front bulkhead either at the top or the bottom, regardless of the brand of dryer. To gain access to the drum glide, you will have to open the cabinet on the dryer. This drum glide is sold individually but it is important to note that they should be replaced in pairs. Before beginning this repair, it is important to disconnect the dryer from the power source. The tools required for this repair are a putty knife and a 5/16 nut driver.

$7.69

Idler Pulley Wheel with Bearing

The idler pulley wheel helps the belt to rotate the drum in your dryer. If your dryer will not start, will not tumble, or is noisy during operation, the idler pulley wheel may need...

$17.57

Idler Lever

The spring for this part is sold separately.

$27.70

Radiant Flame Sensor

If your gas dryer is not heating up or igniting, then replacing the flame sensor, located in the burner assembly, could solve it. This part senses heat from the igniter to monitor...

$5.29

High Limit Thermal Fuse

Meant as a backup to a high limit thermostat, this fuse is typically set to trip at a higher temperature than that of a high limit thermostat. This is a one-time use fuse, so when it does trip, you do need to replace it. It's letting you know that something is wrong with your dryer.

$4.63

Washer, Thrust

This genuine OEM washer has a 3/4 inch outside diameter. This thrust washer can be used on most makes and models of dryers. A complete list of compatible dryers is available below....

$16.71

Door Switch Kit

This part replaces two terminal switches in a dryer and prevents the dryer from running when the door is open. This includes two connectors. If your dryer will not shut off, start, or does not tumble, replacing the door switch can solve this appliance problem. The tools needed for replacement are a screw driver and wire strippers. Make sure to attach the two wires to the right two poles of the new switch, to do this you can check the resistance of the switch. Unplug the dryer before installing this part, also refer to the diagram provided by the manufacturer.

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Drum not centered , clothes getting stuck in dryer

  • Customer: Chris from Hopedale, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 498 of 506 people found this instruction helpful
The first thing I did was to unplug the dryer from the wall. Then I removed the bottom two screws and slid the bottom cover off so i could see all the way to the back, I tipped the dryer back against the wall and searched for the problem with a flashlight. I noticed that one of the guide wheels that held the drum in place was sheared off. I took the new d... read more

Squeeling and grinding noise

  • Customer: Steven from Holderness, NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 441 of 452 people found this instruction helpful
Wasn't the belt!! Changed it anyway. Should have come here earlier. That mistake added several days to the repair waiting for a second batch of the right parts. Became a pro at taking the dryer apart and reassembling, though! Easy job, just take your time and mark your wires, if you need to.
Followed other people's excellent instructions. Clean out al... read more

Dryer ran but would not heat

  • Customer: Gary from Haverhill, NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 307 of 344 people found this instruction helpful
PartSelect showed seven different possibilities why the dryer wouldn't heat. I removed the two screws to remove the bottom panel and turned the dryer on and noticed that the heating element that ignites the gas was working fine. This meant that it was not getting gas so it could be the gas valve or one of the two gas valve coils which are located on top of t... read more