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DE406 Maytag Dryer - Overview

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$11.88

Drum Roller Shaft Washer

If you notice that your dryer is noisy or will not tumble, then you may need to replace the drum roller shaft washer. This drum roller shaft washer is just under an inch in diamete...

$5.52

Screw

Sold individually.

$6.08

Rubber Foot Pad

The leveling leg pad or foot pad fits over the leveling leg on your washing machine. The foot pad is designed to protect your floor and keep the washing machine level and in place....

$19.19

Lid Switch

This 3 prong lid switch is used for washing machines that do not have a tub light.

$7.86

Adjustable Levelling Leg

If your washer shakes or vibrates loudly when it reaches its max speed, make sure the 4 levelling legs are even. Adjust the legs so that the machine is level, and tighten the locki...

$41.20

Cycling Thermostat - Limit: 135/155

Cycling themostats continually cycle the heating element off and on to maintain a constant inner temperature within the dryer. This particular cycling thermostat can be adjusted between 135 and 155 degrees Fahrenheit. The differential of this thermostat is 20 degrees, meaning that with this thermostat, the heating element will cycle back on once the internal temperature drops by 20 degrees.

$186.56

Lower Dishrack Kit

This kit comes with the wheels, bumpers, fold down tine and flexrow retainer.

$2.98

Screw

Sold Individually.

$32.35

Cycling Thermostat (Limit: 140-20)

Cycling thermostats continually cycle the heating element off and on to maintain a constant inner temperature. This particular cycling thermostat has a limit of 140 degrees Fahrenh...

$5.10

Screw, 8/18 x 3/8

This screw is sold individually.

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Dryer wouldn't heat

  • Customer: Edith from Grove City, OH
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 49 of 58 people found this instruction helpful
Since the heating coil is right behind the front door I had to remove all panels starting with the back one to get to it. The back has a lot of tech screws that I removed with the nut driver. The side panels were removed with a phillips screwdriver. The top is held in place with the other panels. The base was shifted away from the front and I released th... read more

Lower Dishwasher rack replacement

  • Customer: Claire from Saratoga springs, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 43 of 60 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part and was hoping to just take out one rack and put in the other, there were NO instructions or even a diagram of the rack. There was a fold down rack that was not attached and a few parts that I have no idea what they are. This was very discouraging. The main thing is that the rack is quite a bit lighter than the original one so I doubt i... read more

Lid closes, switch wouldn't turn on machine.

  • Customer: Kenneth from Wilmington, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 26 of 37 people found this instruction helpful
Used toothpick for a year to push switch acctuator far enough to engage switch. Broke my foot and found time to order part thru PartSelect. Went from cast to boot and received part 2 days after ordered. Had difficulty with foot and getting to switch. Went back into PartSelect and figured out how to dis-assemmble panels thru the diagrams. Time on my job doesn... read more