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PartSelect Number PS11742801
This is a beige blower wheel that is made of plastic. Manufactured to fit a 1/'2 inch motor shaft, this blower wheel is 3-1/8 inches deep, and the diameter of the wheel is 7-1/8 inches.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
I first unplugged the unit, unlatched the top cover, removed the wires for the door switch, then removed the two screws securing the front panel. I "propped open" the top lid with a 2 by 4. I then lifted away the front panel, removed the blower housing screws to expose the blower. Then I removed the snap ring on the blower shaft, the clamp holding the blower wheel in place, and slid the blower wheel off the motor shaft. Reassembly was in the reverse order. Was very easy.
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Opened dryer and removed drum. Replaced old blower wheel with new wheel, clamp and clipwhich was worn and was responsible for the noisy operation. Plugged in new ignition coils then replaced drum. Dryer works great now.
1st thing,,,,unplug dryer from electric,,,Raised the top of dryer, took 2 screws out that held front of dryer on, removed 3 wires and dropped front of dryer. exposed blower wheel,, removed all nuts holding front of blower wheel, removed clamp on front of wheel with pliers, removed old wheel, replaced everything in reverse.
Lifted hood ,and took two screws and tilted the front back and remove the door switch , and took front off ,use little socket set, took cover off fan housing took pliers removed clamp on fan , remove key way on end ,slid fan off and put new one on and reverse the way if came off.
Unplugged, loosened front cover, disconnected two wires from door open indicator, removed front cover with screw driver. Removed air flow cover with screw driver. Used pliers and retaining ring pliers to remove old blower wheel, my husband calls it a "squirrel cage". Installed new blower wheel and reassembled. It was all easy to see and get to. Thanks for having the right part. Sue.
the same way it was described on your site, this dryer is nearly 17 years old, I've needed to change this at least 5 times.
first pryed up the dryer top, pulled the two wires for the door switch and removed front panel. remove 8 or 10 blower housing cover 1/4" screws. removed blower moter shaft snap ring pulled out damaged blower wheel. slid on the new wheel with the flats on the shaft and new wheel alighned up. installed blower clamp around blower stub. installed motor shaft snap ring. reinstalled blower cover cover. installed front dryer cover to include installing door switch wiring. put down top and pushed dryer back into place making sure to install the blower vent hose. started dryer to test operation. all worked well the first time.
Purchased a new blower wheel from you and installed.The part was exactly what I needed and was delivered ahead of schedule. Ordering over the internet was easy and straight forward.
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