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    • Part Number: AP3109602
    • MFG Part Number: 4392067
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My dryer is squealing badly. Will this kit help me out. My dryer is only 4 years old. Dryer Repair Kit AP3109602. And is there instructions anywhere on your site to show how to get access to the damaged parts and install properly.

William for Model Number MED9600SQ0

ANSWER William, Your dryer is not a "thin Twin" product. If you prefer a kit, 4392065 is for a full size 29" dryer. You will need to totally dismantle the dryer. heres some help : 1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. 2. Turn off gas supply to dryer. 3. Pull the dryer away from the wall and remove the top cover *Remove the three hex-head screws from the rear flange of the dryer’s top cover. NOTE: The top cover screws have nylon flat washers on them. Be sure to use these screws when you reinstall the top cover. Lift the rear of the top cover and slide it back so the tabs clear the catches on the bracket, and remove the cover from the unit. NOTE: Make sure that the tabs slide under the bracket catches when you reinstall the top cover.Remove the three screws from the electronic control board bracket and pull the bracket away from the side of the dryer so you can access the connectors.Disconnect the 3-wire connector from the main harness. Remove the following connectors and wires from the electronic control board: 5-wire connector at P1. Red and black wires at relay K1. 7-wire connector at P2. Ribbon cables at P3 and P4.Remove the 1/4 inch hex-head screw from the electronic control board. Squeeze the two board supports and remove the electronic control board from the bracket. Remove the two screws from the console bracket. Open the door and pull out on the bottom of the console to release the locking tabs from the door panel.Lift the console straight up until the brackets are free of the left and right side panel flanges and remove the console. Place the console assembly on a padded work surface with the bracket side facing up. Door Switch Push the wire holder out of the chassis hole. Press a screwdriver blade against the locking arms on each side of the door switch, (from behind the cutout), and push the switch and wiring harness out. Front panel Open the dryer door and remove the lint filter screen, then close the door. Remove the two hex-head screws from the bottom flange of the toe panel. Pull the panel out at the bottom, pull down, and remove the panel. Remove the hex-head screw from the lint duct bracket and remove the bracket. 6. Remove the three hex-head screws from the lint duct and remove the duct.Reach around behind the drive motor and push the idler wheel arm to the left, then remove the tension, and remove the belt from the idler pulley. Disconnect the 3-wire moisture sensor connector from the main harness connector. Disconnect the 3-wire door switch connector from the electronic control board connector. Loosen the two top front panel screws. Remove the two bottom front panel screws. Grasp the sides, lift, and pull the front panel forward so that the top screws are free of the keyhole slots. Lower the panel so that the drum sits on the components inside the cabinet, and slide the front panel and rollers away from the drum.Slide the belt off the drum.Lift the drum and remove it from the unit." You now have access to all the rollers, belt and idler assembly and can check, clean and replace parts as necessary. Good Luck and Thanks 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Monday, October 10, 2011

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