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ALE866SBW (PALE866SBW) Amana Dryer - Overview

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$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...

$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.

$35.69

Lint Filter

Note: This part no longer comes with the felt seal. This filter collects lint as it passes through the dryer vent.

$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. The washer is found on dryers around the drum support rollers and idler pulleys, and helps prevent the rollers and pulleys from bumping up against the brackets they are installed on. Your thrust washer could be defective if you notice your dryer wont tumble, rotate, or turn; or there is a load squealing or whining noise when the dryer tumbles. The repair is a relatively easy job. You will require a putty knife, 5/16 inch nut driver, and E-Ring pliers. Remember to disconnect the power to your dryer before you begin the repair.

$14.78

Door Catch Kit

This door catch kit is designed for use in dryers. This is an authentic OEM replacement part. This catch assembly ensures the door of your appliance will close, and remain closed. ...

$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.

$19.12

Cylinder Felt Seal

This cylinder felt seal is used in dryers and is located between the back of the drum and the rear dryer panel. If your dryer is experiencing any of these symptoms, replacing the f...

$4.48

Single Drum Glide Felt Pad

This dryer drum glide pad is an inch long. It is made of a felt material and is used for gas and electric clothes dryers. The dryer drum glide provides a soft surface for the front of the drum glide and allows the drum to move effortlessly. If you notice that your dryer is making loud squeaking noises, it might be due to the drum glide pad being worn down or torn apart. Make sure to unplug your dryer before performing this repair. To access this part, you will need to open up the top of the dryer. The front panel and the bulk head will also need to come off.

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The Felt Gasket between drum and door ripped, vent manifold from Dryer to fan and lint screen broken

  • Customer: Tim from South Glens Falls, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 485 of 489 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled the bottom panel and the door panel to replace the manifold and felt gasket around the drum. I removed old gasket very easily, it peeled right off. I use brake cleaning fluid (Spray Can from Auto Zone about $1.45) to remove old glue. Used spray contact cement (Elmer's about 4.50 at Ace) and sprayed the panel and gasket surfaces and let dry. I th... read more

Filter Lint Was Broken

  • Customer: Mirsada from Yorktown Heights, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 372 of 374 people found this instruction helpful
Took it out of the box and put it in the dryer. I could not find this part anywhere else but on this website. The item was delivered the next day to my surprise. read more

Replace drive belt

  • Customer: Robert from Skokie, IL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 268 of 308 people found this instruction helpful
Remove front panel, lint basket, motor mounts,exhaust hood, front drum brackets. Then slip serpentine belt around drum, pressure w/ tension idler pulley and slip around drive motor spindle. Replace all parts in reverse order (a two person job).
Vacuumed inside of dryer (full of lint.) read more