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PYG2300AWW Maytag Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for PYG2300AWW parts

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All Instructions for the PYG2300AWW
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The door was not catching. The female part to the door closing mechanism broke. It was such an easy fix! Took about 30 secs to fix!!

  • Customer: Gary from Milford CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Pulled out the broken part than easily snapped the new part into place..

dryer stopped working

  • Customer: Jerald from Richmond MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
WITH THE HELP OF WEB SIGHT FOUND THE HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT THAT WAS THE PROBLEM WEB SIGHT SHOWED HOW TO CHECK IT TO MAKE SURE THAT WAS THE ISSUE. THEN WHEN I ORDERED THE PART KIT THE PARTS ARRIVE BEFORE I EXPECTED THEM TO ARRIVE. WAS ONE OF THE BEST EXPERIENCES OF ORDERING ON-LINE WE HAVE HAD THANK YOU PS IF WE NEED PARTS AGAIN WE WILL BE ORDERING FROM HERE

broken drum belt

  • Customer: Richard from Westmorland CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Shut off power. Opened the top, removed 2 screws one on each side of front door. Opened clip and removed switch and unplugged wire. Removed front door by lifting it up off bottom clips. Removed the drum and checked the drum support wheels, idler and motor pulley. Shop vacuumed everything to get all the lint, dirt and spider webs out. I was lucky, my idler has a spring, so I cut a small piece of wood and put it between the exhaust pipe and the idler to keep it out of the way. I replaced the drum, slipped the belt over the drum and centered it over the pulley (old belt mark on the drum). I reached under the right side and put the belt around the motor pulley and carefully removed the wood holding the idler, turned the drum by hand to check it. Set the front door back in place, plugged the wire back in, put the switch back in the clip, put the 2 screws back in, turned the drum by hand again. OK! Turned power back on and started the dryer. Total new belt installation time was under 10 minutes.

the blower wheel cracked and won't turn on the axle

  • Customer: Louis from Highland NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the cover over the blower wheel. Released the clamp and retaining ring. put the new blower wheel back on the axle with the slot so it couldn't rotate on its own. Reset the clamp and rings, put the cover back on the blower and put the face of the dryer back on and rehooked the vent hose and electric and was back in business. Took about 20 minutes with the new parts

BROKEN BELT

  • Customer: James from Grafton VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
In accordance with supplied video and instructions. SPECIAL NOTE - WATCH OUT FOR SHARP EDGES ON THE DRYER PANELS!

Dryer wouldnt start.

  • Customer: Amanda from Ithaca MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the dryer, popped the top open, removed the old fuses and installed the new ones. Even removed the front panel & vacuumed out all the built up lint that had caused the fuses to blow. The video available on your site showing how to make the repair was excellent. Showed me everything I needed to know.

belt broke on dryer tub

  • Customer: Guy from Ridgeway VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 2 screws at filter vent on top of dryer Remove screen. Take screwdriver & pry up lid at 2 front corners. Lift lid. 2 more screws inside top front corners.Remove screws. remove front panel.wrap belt around tub. Take cup or can to hold tub in place level.Thread belt around tentioner pulley & motor shaft Look at directions very closely to figure out how to thread belt. read at least 5 times.LOL Reinstall & you are through.PS you can see where old belt rode so try to line up as close to track as possible. Guy

Dryer took multiple cycles to get clothes dry

  • Customer: Michael from Doylestown PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was easy once I figured out how to open the panels (that took some doing since some online videos had me looking for screws rather than just using a puddy knife or flat head screwdriver to release the top cover... no screws). Once opened up, it was easy to find the thermastat and hi-limit parts, as well as the coils. Replacement is simple using phillips head screwdriver.

belt broke

  • Customer: Virgil from Angleton TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced belt

dryer wouldn't spin or heat

  • Customer: Robert from Santa Cruz CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I put in the symptoms and was told that 66% of the time it was the high limit thermostat and fuse. I ordered the part and watched the instruction video. The configuration of the dryer was exactly as shown in the video so the installation went very smooth. The dryer has been working perfectly ever since.

dryer belt broke

  • Customer: mark from montrose IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video on the website and saw how easy it was so ordered the part. Part arrived quickly and had dryer up and running within 15 minutes. Good part good price and good intructional video

Dryer Belt Broke

  • Customer: Reid from Cumming GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Fortunately this is an easy diagnosis and easy repair. The great PartSelect instructional videos are a HUGE HELP!!

My dryer would not start

  • Customer: joby from morrisville NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I went on this site and started to search for possible parts that I thought I could change out that would make my dryer run after having changed out my time that wasn't broken (lol). I stubbled across the section that had troubleshooting tips on it . Wow I couldn't believe my dryer was on there!!! So I looked at the number 1 problem most people had with this model dryer and it was the high limit kit. So I figured for $22.00 what would it hurt so I ordered it and it got to me in 2-3 days and it was soooooooooo easy to change . I couldn't believe I was thinking of buying a new dryer . My old dryer has been drying clothes ever since and no problems . I owe it all to this site . Thanks guys at partselect and everyone else out there that took the time and left comments . It saved me $500.00 that I didn't have to spend after the holidays . You guys are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

Broken belt

  • Customer: Rick from Emporium PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the instructions that came with belt everthing went just fine.

couildn't see the belt tensioner and hold it back at the same time

  • Customer: Matt from Norristown PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I drilled two holers in the side of the cabinet 1 inch apart. I put them at the same height as the tensioner spring. I put the string through 1 hole and around the tensioner. I pulled the string through the other hole and had my son hold the tensioner back while I reached in and lined up the belt on the tensioner while my son let out the string slowly.
All Instructions for the PYG2300AWW
601-615 of 804