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Retaining Ring

This metallic retaining ring is less than an inch in diameter. It is made entirely of metal.


Drum Roller Shaft Washer

This roller shaft washer is just under an inch in diameter and is used for some of Whirlpool's brands of clothes dryers.Sold individually.


Idler Pulley 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.


Roller Shaft Hex Nut

This roller shaft hex nut measures well under an inch long. It is made of metal and is used for Maytag brand clothes dryers.


High Temperature Adhesive - 2oz.


Screw, 8/18 x 3/8

This screw is sold individually.


Upper Dishrack


Heating Element Terminal & Insulator Kit

This kit comes with two ceramic insulators.


Motor Clip


Lint Filter

This filter collects lint as it passes through the dryer vent.

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Tines were broken and rack was damaged

  • Customer: Dennis from Littleton, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 40 of 69 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the dish rack.

Removed the retaining clips on the front of the rail and removed the old rack.

Removed the spray arm assembly from the old rack.

Assembled the new rack, with the supplied parts from the kit. Using the old rack to know where some parts needed to be placed.

Put the spray arm assembly on the... read more

Dryer of elderly relative was very hot and dried clothes slowly.

  • Customer: John from Sante Fe, NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 13 of 23 people found this instruction helpful
The lint filter was torn in a couple of places. This let lint go into the dryer vent pipe over a period of years. I ordered a new lint filter and replaced it. I also pulled out the plastic piece the filter sits against and cleaned out behind it. The vent went to the roof. I pulled off the rain shield and found that the vent pipe was almost completely pa... read more

The dividers were breaking off the top rack of our dishwasher. Order new rack and installed in minutes. Works great.

  • Customer: Robert from Indianapolis, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 8 of 17 people found this instruction helpful
Took out old rack by twisting the rack supports. Used old supports because in good shape. Removed the wand from old rack and placed on new rack. Then replaced the supports. Worked great. read more