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DE50 Maytag Dryer - Overview

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If you know the dryer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the DE50, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the DE50 by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your dryer. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for DE50 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$2.94

Retaining Ring

This part is a retaining ring, sometimes called a retaining clip, that holds the drum support roller onto the shaft of a dryer. It is made entirely of metal and measures less than ...

$11.60

Drum Roller Shaft Washer

If you notice that your dryer is noisy or will not tumble, then you may need to replace the drum roller shaft washer. This drum roller shaft washer is just under an inch in diameter and is sold individually. It is located on the shaft of the drum roller, in the interior of your dryer. To access the drum roller shaft, you will need to remove the front panel of your dryer, and then remove the drum. Before completing this repair, be sure to disconnect the power source from the dryer. Tools required for this repair include a 5/16 nut driver, a stubby Phillips screwdriver, and a pair of snap ring pliers.

$5.58

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.

$4.94

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.

$13.78

High Temperature Adhesive - 2oz.

$5.10

Screw, 8/18 x 3/8

This screw is sold individually.

$13.53

Heating Element Terminal & Insulator Kit

This kit comes with two ceramic insulators.

$2.96

Mounting Nut

Sold individually.

$174.10

Upper Dishrack

$30.97

Lint Filter

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

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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:
  • 14 of 24 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

Both motor clips broken - >40 year old dryer!!

  • Customer: susan from Socorro, NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the back - Saw the broken clips on the base of the dryer (the wires to the motor were pulling out because the motor was slipping).

Guessed that the parts were motor clips (no pix in the web site!)

Got the parts in post - they were identical except needed some rubber grips inside to hold tight (Used pieces of bike tire inner tube... read more

worn roller wheel and bearing

  • Customer: David from Chadds Ford, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
replaced worn parts read more