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$15.85

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.

$10.18

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.

$16.33

Blower Wheel with Clip

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

$18.75

Door Switch Kit

This part replaces older two terminal switches.

$6.64

Door Latch Kit

This dryer door latch kit comes in two pieces: a door latch, and a door strike. It's used to help hold your door shut to your dryer.

$115.34

Drive Motor - 60Hz 115V

This motor comes with a redesigned motor switch. This part runs at 1/4hp. It performs 1725 revolutions per minute and carries 4.5 amps and 115V.

$13.93

Heating Element Terminal & Insulator Kit

This kit comes with two ceramic insulators.

$46.28

Tall Baffle

This part moves the clothes around inside your dryer and helps to direct the flow of hot during the drying cycle.

$40.99

Heater Element - 208V

This heating element restring coil is made entirely of metal. It is used with the heating element of many dryers.

$4.79

Leveling Leg

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noisy rollers, broken latch

  • Customer: gerry from west covina,, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 548 of 561 people found this instruction helpful
first, I unplug the power supply of the dryer then I removed the two screws at the bottom of the dryer then pulled out the front part of the dryer,unplugged the blue & yellow wire for the on/off switch for the door,at the back of the dryer I unscrew the pannel for the belt,disconect the belt,and I unscrew the four screws on both side of the front pannel to r... read more

The blower fan (nylon) stripped off the motor shaft (steel)

  • Customer: Stephen from Lafayette, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 513 of 513 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the front cover (screws on bottom 0f face)...removed blower cover....spring pliers to remove and install blower fan. the rest of the time was spent cleaning the inside of the shell as well as the vent. Reassembled and dryer runs better than it has for many years. read more

no heat

  • Customer: Helen from Granbury, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 476 of 478 people found this instruction helpful
Couldn't figure out how to dismantle the dryer to get to the heater and housing assembly. Found it on your website others commenting about where to locate the 2 front screws.....after that it was easy as a piece of cake. We took it apart and installation done in 15mins. Now I hope my Maytag dryer will last another 30years....LOL read more