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1570070-2-S-Whirlpool-12001541-Drum Support Roller Kit
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Drum Support Roller Kit

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PartSelect Number PS1570070
Manufacturer Part Number 12001541
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This drum support roller kit includes one drum roller and two bearings/washers. Most dryers use two drum rollers; it is recommended to change both at once. The drum support roller holds the drum in the proper position while it spins on the support wheels. If rollers are worn out, they will cause the dryer to be noisy. Tools needed for repair are a stubby Phillips screw driver, snap ring pliers, and 5/16 nut driver. Be sure to disconnect power from the appliance. Simply unplug the dryer or engage the off-switch. It is recommended to check surrounding parts before ordering, such as the roller shaft and front glide kit. These parts are often purchased together.

This part works with the following brands: Maytag, International, Jenn-Air, Crosley.

This part works with the following products: Dryer, Washer Dryer Combo.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Noisy.
  • Will not tumble.
  • Marks left on clothes.
  • Will Not Start.
  • Takes too long to dry.

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Related Parts Additional or alternate parts to consider.

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Roller Shaft

Part Number 11743031

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 for the roller to spin. The tools required for this repair include a stubby Phillips screwdriver, a 5/16 nut driver, a pair of snap ring pliers, and a 9/16 wrench. The first step before making this repair should be to disconnect your dryer from the power source.

$4.60
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Drum Roller Shaft Washer

Part Number 11740748

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.

$11.60
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Front Glide Kit

Part Number 1804752

The front glide is located at the front of the dryer and 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 may require replacing. This front glide kit comes with a blue plastic glide, a brown cork pad, and two metallic rivets. Two kits are required per appliance. While you have the front bulk head removed for this repair, you may want to inspect the felt that lines it. If the felt is damaged, it is recommended that you replace it at the same time. You will need a rivet tool for this kit, as well as a stubby Phillips screwdriver, a 5/16 nut driver, and a drill with a 1/8-inch bit.

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Question:

When I put clothes in my dryer and turn it on, it is making a loud clunking noise like I have a pair of shoes inside. I’m also getting black marks on the clothes that I don’t think are coming from the washer. What could be the problem(s)?

Dale
Answer:

Hello Dale. We can address both your problems! The thumping sound is most commonly caused by a drum roller that is failing 12001541. A failing drum roller teamed with a worn seal WP33001807 is most likely the reason your clothes are getting marked. If the seal is worn it will cause the clothes to catch on the gap where the seal is located, this could snag them and create black marks. Good luck with this repair!

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Question:

From what I read on your site it sounds like I need to replace my supports. The problem is a loud squeaking noise during cycle. Does that sound right? I don’t want to buy 2 of these without knowing for sure. What else would you recommend checking at the same time? My wife wants the noise gone.

Paul
Answer:

Hi Paul, thanks for getting in touch. You did find the right roller for your model, it is 12001541 and you will need two of them for this repair. We also recommend checking your felt seals to make sure they are sturdy and in place, and that your idler pulley is in a good working condition. These are all the most common reasons a dryer would be squeaky during cycle.

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Question:

What size snap ring pliers do i need to replace the drum rollers?

GWENYTH
Answer:

Hello Gwenyth, thank you for contacting us. We have a how to video that shows how to install it with the proper tools needed. You can follow the link below, hope this helps! https://www.partselect.com/PS1570070-Whirlpool-12001541-Drum-Support-Roller-Kit.htm#RepairVideo

Question:

Does this come with a snap ring as well?

Jommy for model number LDE8604ACE
Answer:

Hi Jommy, Thank you for your question. This drum support roller kit includes one drum roller and two bearings/washers. Good luck with your repair.

Question:

When should I replace the drum rollers, what should I be looking for? And will I need lubricant for the shaft? If so what do you recommend?

Kay
Answer:

Hi Kay, great question. If your rollers are already making noise during cycle they should be replaced, if not you should be looking for flat spots as a sign of wear. Also, you will not need to lubricate the shaft, it should all fit together without it. I hope this helps.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
Customer: Michael from Westlake, OH

Drum dragging and squeaking loudly.

Disconnected the dryer, removed the front cover, front drum support, and the entire drum (30 min.). Completely cleaned all lint and debris from inside the dryer (30 min.). Installed the new tumbler roller shafts and drum support rollers (20 min.). Installed the new drive belt (30 min.). Re-assembled and re-connected the dryer and ran to verify operation (30 min.). The dryer runs like new.
I found I didn't need the front glide kit , as I replaced the glides a couple years ago and they were in excellent condition.
All in all, the parts, service and instructions were outstanding. I will use PartSelect whenever I need to repair my appliances from now on.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Donald from Bridgewater, MA

Loudly squealing dryer

Piece of cake. Use the available manual to ascertain dismantling procedure. Only thing that might be tough for average DIY'er is the internal snap rings. Snap ring pliers are mandatory for quick easy repair.
Total time was probably about 15 minutes and this was the first time I had taken it apart. Quiet as a mouse now!
Very helpful site.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: James from Jupiter, FL

High-pitched squeeking when running

UNPLUG THE UNIT First, I removed the 2 screws from bottom of the front panel. I removed the panel and disconnected the switch wires. Next, I removed the 4 bolts from the front tumbler support with a socket. I removed the tumbler, but left the belt inside. I cleaned up the inside as much as possible and removed both support rollers with a 1/2 in. straight wrench. (Save the nuts.) I removed the clips to reuse with the new shafts, attached the new washers and rollers, and resecured the shafts in place. Next reset the tumbler with the belt slacked over the back support. Let the tumbler rest on the blower pipe to allow slack to bring the belt over the tumbler and around the drive and idler wheel. Then, set tumbler back into rear seat and reattach front support and panel. I tested the unit before attaching the front panel. Works great!!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Johnny from Warr Acres, OK

Loud schreech in dryer

replaced drum rollers and shafts. Had to go back to your web site and watch the video for replacing the belt. After that it was easy. Thanks for the help. You saved me several hundred dollars

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Wesley from Tulsa, OK

Trying to install the drum belt by reaching in from the front over the top of the blower & motor.

I observed that the top of the dryer was affixed by two screws at each front corner. With these removed the top of the dryer could be easily lifted and with the front support panel removed the drum, drive motor and idler pulley could be accessed. This allowed the installation of a new drum belt in a short period of time. Installing the belt from the front lower left hand side proved very difficult for me but with the top raised and coming in from the top it was accomplished in short order. Thank you, Wesley Harmon

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Benjamin from Baton Rouge, LA

Very noisy.

My first attemp was to replace the drum roller and idler roller, drive belt, and the felt seal for the back, since I had experience replacing these on an older machine many years ago. The dryer was very easy to work on....After installing the new parts, I reassembled and discovered it still made the same loud noise. I then, disassembled for the second time to discover the blower wheel was worn out; so i ordered another blower wheel and a drum support roller (i only ordered one the first time.). After reassembling it made an annoying high pitch sound. I attributed that to the new parts...probably the new belt and new felt seal. Gave it some time to run-in and it seems to have quieted down. Overall, i found the dryer very easy to work on. I actually found the felt seal the most onerous to install....needed to have about three hands to get the drum back in place! I just wish that the stamped metal dryer housing didn't have such sharp edges. I had to be very careful to avoid sharp burrs but still got nicked a couple of times.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Jim from Bellevue, WA

Motor burnt a phase

If you are cursed with owning a Maytag product then you'll be glad PartSelet.com is in business. I get all my parts here.

My dryer motor burnt a phase. The tear down was very straight forward since there isn't much to a dryer. I did the tear down in the driveway. The dryer was full of lint so I blasted it with compressed air to clean it up. Keep all your parts in labeled baggies as you do the tear down. Reassembly goes much faster. The hardest part about changing the motor was getting the motor clips off. They are tough buggers. I used slip-joint pliers & finally popped them off. This job is simply enough for the average monkey. Just use the diagrams on partselect.com if you forget where something goes.

I shipped everything via fedex 2-day. It took 5 days to get here. partselect shipped it fast. fedex was the problem. I guess the boys at fedex have a public education is they think 5=2.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Robert from Glastonbury, CT

Loud noises, primarily a shrill shreik

From the noise level and info on this site, I assumed I needed to replace the drum rollers. I ordered two, along with the Roller Shaft, and a replacement belt (I assumed that would eventually need to be replaced so why not now).
No need for me to repeat the excellent reviews/instructions already on this site. Basically, it was an easy job that took about 2 hours, mostly because I took the time to clean every nook and cranny I could find.
Once I assembled it back up, the shriek was gone but the rumble noise was still there. I now realize that the blower wheel must have a worn out d-hole that mates with the motor shaft. So, I will have to order that part, get it installed and I am confident that I will have a "new" machine once that is in place.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench set
Customer: David from Calvert City, KY

Drum support roller had come apst from bearing and was making a squealing noise when dryer was running

first i removed the screws holding back cover. Then I remeved nut from tumbler roller shaft. Then I slid shaft from roller .I removed roller then replaced with new one. Installed new shaft then replaced back cover. recieved parts from parts direct very promptly & they were the right parts the first time thanks very much

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3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: mary from folsom, CA

The dryer was making an awful squealing noise

The dryer started making a screeching/squealing noise…when it became unbearable, I decided to research the problem and found this website - it was tremendously helpful.

Based on what I found, I decided to order two drum rollers and two shafts – hoping that would solve the problem. My husband and I disassembled the dryer and replaced those parts. We also vacuumed the unit and wiped down the 10 years of gunk. Honestly I am surprised we have not had a fire given the amount of dust/lint inside the unit. I also took the opportunity to give the vent a good cleaning as well.

We put the unit back together, turned it on and listened to the quiet hum of our renewed dryer. Until about 15 minutes later and then the screeching/squealing started again. Kicking myself for not ordering the idler arm and shaft as well as the idler pulley wheel and bearing the first time – I went online and placed another order.

We took the unit apart a second time. We did inspect the pulley the previous time, but it appeared in good working order. Not seized like some of the other posts mentioned. Upon further inspection, it did seem to make a squealing noise when we wiggled it – duh!

The unit was put back together, quietly doing it’s job and we feel confident that we will get a few more years out of it. The videos were extremely helpful as were the posts from other do-it-yourselfers. We saved a lot of money with this fix.

Good luck!

BTW - The Lint Filter was not a problem - I just thought after 10 years, we could use a new one. I laughed when I saw the repair video on it!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Kevin from San Diego, CA

Drum support roller was squeaking

My 11 year old grandson and I did the repair together. He had a blast and I did too. First we removed a bunch of screws that got us no closer to getting the machine apart than when we started. Then I remembered from the last time I had the machine apart that there are two screws just below the door, angled as not to be visable unless you know where to look. Once we removed those the from came off. We removed the wires for the door light and heat sensor, remembering the order of the wires for later reinstallation. Then we undid the bolts holding down the top. Once the top was removed we took off the belt and removed the drum. We used the retainer pliers to remove the retainer ring from the first roller. We removed the roller and also the shaft as this roller was the noise maker and the shaft was not in reusable condition. We installed a new shaft, roller washer, roller, another roller washer and then the retainer ring. We repeated the same process on the other roller, although we did not replace the shaft as it was in good condition. It turned out I did not need to order the shaft washers as the rollers came with washers. Oh well, its not a good job unless you have parts left over when you are done. Once we replaced the rollers we commenced reinstallation. But first we had to google for diagram of the proper belt installation, which we found and that got the drum and belt installed properly. Thankd god for the internet. Once we had the drum installed we put the machine back together in the opposite order we took it apart. An operational test showed we did the job right, no more squeaking. The only injury was my grandson cut his thumb right after I gave him the speech about watching where your hand is going to end up when that bolt breaks free. It broke loose and into the metal bracket went his thumb. Oh well it was a good lesson and it was not a bad cut. All in all a good repair.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Johnny from MUNCIE, IN

Noisy tub rollers

By watching a video I disassembled the front and took the dryer tub out and replace the two rollers and it took about 60 minute.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Waldon from MOSES LAKE, WA

The drum belt broke so the dryer is 30 years old & this is first problem so I replaced other parts also

took off front panel took off front drum cover, removed drum, replaced rear carrer rollers, drilled out pop rivets on front tub cover and replaced drum glides, replaced all three thermostats, replaced drum belt idler wheel,replaced motor drum belt, put front panel back on , pluged it back into power and it run like new. We purchased this Maytag set in 1987 new and this was the first time for any repairs of any kind, so while it was all apart I replaced other parts also, since it was 30 years old, maybe it will last another 30 years. " I won't I am 83 years old " you have to love maytag

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Charles from Daphne, AL

Squeaking noise

I had replaced belt, but the noise continued. Ordered new rollers and washer. Removed the front panel by tipping the dryer back against the wall and removing two screws at the bottom of the panel. Tipping the dryer makes it easy to remove the front panel. Removed the front drum support by removing four (4) screws. I was then able to just move the drum enough to have access to the rollers. Didn't even have to remove the belt. Replaced the rollers. Needed special pliers to remove and replace the retaining rings. Put the drum back into position and mounted the front drum support. Tightened four screws and then put the front panel back on. Plugged it in and tested it. Problem solved. Took about 35 minutes. Thanks

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: Chris from Truckee, CA

Worn out bearing

Unplug the dryer and pull it away from the wall so front and back can be accessed. Remove front panel. Remove front drum support. Remove rear access panel. Disengage drive belt from idler wheel. Make careful note of course of belt and which side is "outward". Remove drum through front. Remove Rollers using circlip pliers. Remove nuts behind shafts. Remove shafts. Clean-up area and parts before re-install.

Install new Shafts and nuts. Grease shafts. Install new Rollers, washers and clips. Drape drive belt over drum while reinstalling from front. Remount drive belt over drive and idler pullies from the rear access. During this step it helps to have a helper to position the belt around the drum in correct fore/aft position, lying flat and without twists, smooth side against drum. Install front drom support. Rotate drum to seat belt before closing up. Install rear panel cover. Install Front panel. Plug it in and turn it on for a test.

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This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS1570070
Manufacturer Part Number: 12001541
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