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MDG5500AWW Maytag Dryer - Overview

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Drum Support Roller Kit – Part Number: 12001541
Drum Support Roller Kit
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PartSelect #: PS1570070
Manufacturer #: 12001541
The drum support roller (Dryer Drum Support Roller, Drum Roller and Washer Assembly) holds the drum in the proper position while it spins on the support wheels. This part rotates on the roller shaft w...
$26.48
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M Series New Style Coil Kit – Part Number: 279834
M Series New Style Coil Kit
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PartSelect #: PS334310
Manufacturer #: 279834
When the igniter reaches a high enough temperature, these coils (Coil Valve, Dryer Gas Valve Coil Kit, Dryer Valve Coil Kit, Gas Valve Solenoid) work together to open the gas valve and allow the gas t...
$30.72
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Front Glide Kit – Part Number: 306508
Front Glide Kit
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PartSelect #: PS1804752
Manufacturer #: 306508
The front glide is located at the front of the dryer, the drum rides along it. If you hear a metal-on-metal noise when your dryer is running, your front glide may be worn out and require replacing. Th...
$14.80
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Roller Shaft – Part Number: WP6-3129480
Roller Shaft
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PartSelect #: PS11743031
Manufacturer #: WP6-3129480
This roller shaft is also known as a support roller shaft or a drum roller axle, and is a part for your dryer. The function of this piece is to act as the axle for the drum roller; it provides a place...
$11.24
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Multi Rib Belt - 91-5/8 Inches – Part Number: WP33002535
Multi Rib Belt - 91-5/8 Inches
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PartSelect #: PS11741110
Manufacturer #: WP33002535
This multi rib belt spins the dryer drum during the drying cycle. This belt is 91-5/8 inches in length, 3/8th of an inch wide and has five ridges. It is black in color and made of rubber. You may need...
$33.16
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Lint Filter – Part Number: WP33001808
Lint Filter
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PartSelect #: PS11741075
Manufacturer #: WP33001808
This is a replacement lint filter for your dryer. The lint filter is approximately 12 1/2 inches in length. Simply remove the existing filter and replace it with the new one. Check for an excess build...
$40.89
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Retaining Ring – Part Number: WP9703438
Retaining Ring
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PartSelect #: PS11746909
Manufacturer #: WP9703438
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 an inch in diameter....
$6.92
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Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing – Part Number: WP6-3700340
Idler Pulley Wheel and Bearing
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PartSelect #: PS11743032
Manufacturer #: WP6-3700340
The idler pulley tightens the drive belt to properly spin the dryer drum. It is attached to an idler bracket. This part comes with the idler pulley and center bearing. To replace this part, you will n...
$23.40
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Dryer Radiant Flame Sensor – Part Number: WP338906
Dryer Radiant Flame Sensor
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PartSelect #: PS11741429
Manufacturer #: WP338906
If your gas dryer is not heating up or igniting, then replacing the flame sensor, located in the burner assembly, could solve it. This part senses heat from the igniter to monitor if it is hot enough ...
$49.32
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Drum Roller Shaft Washer – Part Number: WP312535
Drum Roller Shaft Washer
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PartSelect #: PS11740748
Manufacturer #: WP312535
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 indivi...
$13.36
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    Andy
    December 16, 2019
    Everything okay, but no heat air.
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    Hi Andy, Thank you for your question. If the dryer is not heating correctly, there are some parts that you will need to check to see which one is causing the issue. Here is a link from our website that you may reference on what parts to check, https://www.partselect.com/AdvancedModelSymptoms.aspx?ModelNum=MDG5500AWW&mfgModelNum=&fkMfgID=1&ModelMasterID=7777&PID=19. We hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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    James
    January 26, 2020
    Need a diagram of the dryer so i can locate the front panel and how to remove it so i can inspect the tumbler belt.
    For model number MDG5500AWW
    Hello and thank you for writing. Belt PS11741110 is in the list of compatible parts for your model. We hope this helps. Please contact us anytime if you require further assistance. For your convenience, we have attached the link to our repair video. We hope this helps. Good luck with your repair. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z76qrBmSUeE&feature=emb_title

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      Lint into venting area.
      Removal of old lint collector and replace with new one.
      Parts Used:
      Lint Filter
      • Anthony from DeKalb, IL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
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      dryer squeeking
      removed front panel,lifted top, removed drum and drive belt,remove old rollers and acc and instlled new and reinstalled dryer parts.
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      Roller Shaft Roller Shaft Hex Nut Drum Roller Shaft Washer Drum Support Roller Kit Retaining Ring
      • gerald from park city, MT
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        1- 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
      501 of 532 people found this instruction helpful.
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      The old lint screen had a couple tears in it
      No problem at all, just took out the old one in front and slid in the new one.
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      Lint Filter
      • Ron from Monte Vista, CO
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
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