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DE490 Maytag Dryer - Overview

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If you know the dryer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the DE490, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the DE490 by selecting a section below. 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 DE490 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$22.64

Drum Support Roller Kit

This drum support roller includes one drum roller and two bearings. Most dryers use two drum rollers, and is recommended to change both at once.

$12.68

Front Glide Kit

This front glide kit comes with a blue plastic glide, a brown cork pad, and two metallic rivets. Two kits are required per appliance. Also, a rivet tool is required for this kit - purchase locally.

$7.08

Roller Shaft

This roller shaft acts as the axel for the drum roller. Also known as drum roller axle.

$18.86

Tumbler and Motor Belt

At 100" in length, this dryer drum belt is 3/8" wide and has 5 ridges. This is the belt that is from the tumbler to the main drive motor.

$19.36

Blower Wheel with Clip

This comes with a metallic hub clip to hold it firmly in place.

$2.70

Retaining Ring

$20.48

Lint Filter

This white lint filter is a slide-in style type of screen. This filter collects lint as it passes through the dryer vent. Please NOTE: You must be able to read the words "Clean B...

$2.70

Drum Roller Shaft Washer

This part is sold individually.

$3.96

Idler Shaft Washer

This idler pulley shaft washer is used with many clothes dryers. It is less than an inch long, and it is black in color. Sold individually.

$13.48

Idler Pulley Wheel

This part is used to help the belt to rotate the drum.

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electric dryer was rumbling - wheel or belt?

  • Customer: Raymond from West Bend WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 432 of 499 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged dryer. Front came off easily. Removed front of blower. Wheel came off fairly easily - could then see that shaft of motor was circular with flattened side but inside of old wheel was rounded. New wheel popped right on. Took tumbler off so I could clean lint out more easily and get a good view of how the belt threaded through. Put the tumbler b... read more

dryer squeeking

  • Customer: gerald from park city MT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 377 of 381 people found this instruction helpful
removed front panel,lifted top, removed drum and drive belt,remove old rollers and acc and instlled new and reinstalled dryer parts. read more

Maytag dryer is 33 years old and needed a new lint filter.

  • Customer: Diane from York ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 364 of 366 people found this instruction helpful
The dryer was so old (33 years) that the customer service woman could not find the model number. However, she gave me the oldest Maytag model lint filter number she had and she had me compare online a parts drawing of it with mine. It looked so similar that I took a chance and ordered it. And it fits perfectly. She gave me excellent customer service. I ... read more