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YG20HN3 Magic Chef Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for YG20HN3 parts

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Drive belt very warn, not broken

  • Customer: Philip from Cambridge MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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I removed screws for the lint screen - TOP. Pry up top with screw driver. Disconnected inside top front 2 screws, removed door control wires, white and blue. Lift off front of dryer. Tip dryer back about 40 degrees against wall. Remove warn belt (not broken). Relocate idler bracket on the cabinet base, follow diagram which comes with the belt package. Be very careful that the belt is NOT on the side of the idler roller. I had to do this install a second time, because I had it wrong the first time. Even though I've done this repair 5 or 6 times, there's always a first time GOOF. Not really a hard job.

Broken dryer belt and idler pulley

  • Customer: Anita from Keokuk IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Threw away the printed instructions and followed the Part Select video ,featuring Steve...

Dryer wasn't turning.

  • Customer: Annemarie from High Ridge MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Well my husband did the install and he said it was very easy??

Old seal broke lose

  • Customer: George from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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At first I thought I had the wrong part. But a quick call to the service number solved the problem. Seems the only part now available is a double wide strip with two sets of molded clips. Simple solution was to pull the strip apart into two. Worked like a charm.

the lint filter had a hole in it and was broken

  • Customer: james from manitowoc WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i ordered a new filter and put in in the dryer to replace the broken one. everything worked out fine. and is working fine now.

no problem just new filter

  • Customer: Howard from Fernley NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Very easy

Broken lint filter

  • Customer: Katherine from Indianapolis IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replacing the lint filter was, of course, the easy part. The rest of the time was spent removing the front of the dryer and cleaning out all the lint that had escaped through the old broken filter. I completely took apart the lint traps inside the front, vacuumed everything out, and replaced the ductwork to the outside that was almost completely blocked with lint. Please take the time to inspect your dryer, and do this if necessary! I feel we prevented a house fire by getting to this in time - and I will be more vigilant in the future.

lint filter screen was starting to deteriorate

  • Customer: David from Oakland CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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took out the old, put in the new

Male door latch would no longer catch.

  • Customer: Joan from North Myrtle Beach SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After ordering the part, I read the information left by other users. I used a screw driver to pop out the piece, and then put the new latch in the opening. A gentle pop with the side of my hand, and the door latch went right into place. Who knew there was a second door latch on the other side that could've been used?

Door catch broken

  • Customer: Martin from Grapevine TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Push new catch in the opening, close the door and VOILA! the door stays closed. Please note that the cost of this part is exorbitant- it's worth about 50 cents but with shipping it cost about $11.00. Check your local hardware store first.

rear support rollers were "screaming"

  • Customer: Coy from Porterville CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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followed u tube videos (several) did not find exact model. took dryer outside to disassemble and "clean out" with air hose and shop vac. Easily got it apart and replaced rollers,belt. to reassemble the idler unit was nearly impossible to reset as the motor and fan assembly is in FRONT very hard to see and get hands in. So, took my cut off wheel op grinder and "removed" the lower louvers on back. Viola simple as pie!

Squeal

  • Customer: Thomas from Burlington NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The parts are preventative. They will be installed the NEXT time the machine breaks down. Typical roller squeal that comes back every year or so. I popped the top like usual, swung open the front panel, lifted out the drum and set it aside. Discovered the rear roller shafts had become scored, so in addition to cleaning and re-lubing and reassembling for the immediate dryer loads, I ordered the rear drum rollers and shaft studs kit, as well as a set of Teflon glides for the front of the drum, which were growing thin, and finished by ordering a new belt. Cleaned the accumulated lint out of the blower / filter body since I was in there anyway. This is the second time I'm putting new Teflon, and the first time I'm putting new rear rollers and shafts. I've never let the machine run on failing rollers by more than a few minutes here and there. The new parts will go in the next time the rollers begin to squeal, or if any rubbing is heard, indicating the Teflon glides may have failed first.

Squealing noise

  • Customer: Stacy from Cary NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed directions on movie. This was a simple process. Although in the end I found that replacing the rollers was not the problem in the end. It turned out to be the motor, which I was able to repair with some prior experience with electric motors and a bit of oil. That's why it took as long as it did to make the total repair. Still happy with the outcome.

Thermal Kit - Had to remove the heat coil

  • Customer: David from Roswell GA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video for the Heat Kit replacement is excellent. However, i could not replace the fuse without removing the heating coil. It was the only way my hands could get the fuse bracket out/then in. I accidently inverted the heating coil when trying to replace it, and struggled for a minute or so. Be sure your HC coil is in the same position as when you removed it. You might want to include the heating coil removal as a standard part of the replacement video. He specifically mentioned NOT having to remove the coil. Otherwise the video and and the instructions are perfect. You need to make sure you clean out the tubing/vent prior to replacing the thermostat and fuse. Otherwise you are wasting you time. Perfect repair, easily done..luv it.

broke

  • Customer: David from Gulfport MS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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by hand
All Instructions for the YG20HN3
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