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Blower wheel assembly needed replacement.

Marlin S. • Beaver Dam, WI • March 13, 2014
Appliance: Model MAYTAG DE312 My Repair & Advice

In order to get at the blower wheel assembly I had to remove the front of the dryer. Eventually the drum needed to be removed, and then the blower cover. A small socket set was needed to remove and eventually replace some of the sheet metal screw which hold the cover on. Other than that screw drivers and nut drivers did the job. A regular pliers easily removed and replaced the clamp over the end of the blower wheel. Replacing everything in reverse order was fairly easy. Make sure you have labled all wires so they are replaced properly. Biggest job was to get belt around the drum, motor pulley and tension wheel. This was done through a amall open at the bottom right on the rear of the dryer. Make sure the flat side goes around the drum and the "tooth" side goes against the motor pully

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Repair Time Estimate

Less than 15 minutes

Tools Used
    Nut Drivers, Pliers, Screwdrivers, Socket Set
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