Recently I went through and replaced the support roller brackets, support rollers, idler pulley, belt, felt pads, and glide pads on my dryer. All seemed good. We went to use the dryer again the next day and the drum does not want to rotate. With the bottom cover removed, it appears that the belt is slowly slipping around the drum, but the drum is not rotating as it should.
What could be the cause?
Answer Hello Josh. Something is binding the drum. You will need to check the drum, seals, and rollers and see if something is binding in the unit. The drum should turn freely without the belt on it. If not, it is binding in the unit.
How do I disconnect the power cord from the maytag dryer legacy series?
Answer Hello Kimberly. It depends on if it is gas or electric. As for electric, remove the cover off the back of the dryer for the cord and remove the screws securing the cord to the dryer.
How to replace belt on this model?
Answer Hello AJ. Disconnect the power and remove the toe panel. Next remove the top front panel on the unit. Once removed, you can relace the belt. Here is a link to help you. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html
My dryer makes a noise when it spins, and then it wouldnt spin at all. It just makes a humming noise when I try to turn it on. Could it be the motor?
Answer Hello April. Yes, it sounds like the motor is bad and will need to bwe replaced. If you can start the drum by hand and it run, then the motor is bad.
Hi, I have a maytag dryer, legacy series. The lint catcher, when you open the door is at the bottom, controls are on top (rasied part), how do I get to the belt, front or back of the unit?
To access the belt, there is a service panel at the bottom of the front. You will first need to disconnect the power supply. Remove the screws at the bottom of the panel. Lift the bottom of the panel outward to release the spring clips and panel locators. Remove the screws holding the front panel located at the bottom of the panel and lift the bottom of the front panel outward to release from top panel. You will need to lift the main top by removing the screws securing the cabinet top to the side panels. When you disconnect the door switch make sure that you mark the wires to ensure that you know how they are connected or take a picture of how they are connected. You will then remove 4 screws holding the front bulkhead assembly. This will allow you to take the belt off.
Why my dryer makes to much noise when gets warm?
Answer Hello Joes. It sounds like the rollers and the glides and see if they are bad and need to be replaced in the unit.
The dryer does not spin when my load is normal size. Put less clothes in and it will spin. What is the problem? Also the dryer was purchased in November 2005. How long should one keep and repair a dryer?
Answer Hello Lynn. Based on the information you provided, it sounds like the motor is bad in the unit. Check and make sure the rollers are good also. As for repairing the unit, you will have to determine if the unit is worth the repair.
How do you install the drum belt on maytag dryer?
Answer Hello John. Here is a link to our Repair Forum, this is a free service to our customers. Use this link to access the repair for your question. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html
I repaced the heater element. When I put the drum back the belt is going around very loose
Answer Hello Vincent. The belt is not installed properly. Here is a link to our Repair Forum, this is a free service to our customers. Use this link to access the repair for your question. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html
Our Maytag electric dryer seems to turn too slowly. The sheets and towels roll up into a ball. Sometimes the dryer just will not spin at all.
Thanks for your help! Mike
Answer Hello Mike,
This sounds like someone has changed the belt and has installed the wrong one. This will prevent the drum from turning at the proper speed, impairing the units' ability to tumble the clothes properly. If the belt has never been changed, the voltage supply to the unit should be checked at the terminal block. If it is correct, the voltage to the motor should be checked and if it is below 120Vac, the cause of the voltage drop will have to be located to correct the issue. If the voltage is correct, the motor bearings should be checked.