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Replacing your Maytag Dryer Front or Rear Drum Felt Seal play video
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Front or Rear Drum Felt Seal

$ 26.01   In Stock
Fix Number: FIX11740771
Manufacturer #: WP314820
Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Product Description

This front or rear dryer drum felt seal is seventy-nine and a half inches long.

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Replacing your Front or Rear Drum Felt Seal

Replacing your Front or Rear Drum Felt Seal play video

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Average Repair Rating: 3.5 / 5.0, 3 reviews.
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    • Customer:
      Orrin from La Canada, CA
    • Parts Used:
      WPY312959, Y303836, WP314820, 306508
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      1- 2 hours
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
    Dryer makes horrible noise but drum still turns.
    The old dilemma is whether to fix a >20y/o dryer, or just buy a new one. With minimal effort, it was easy to find the source of the noise by manually turning the drum. Noise in the front turned out to be the blower wheel which is located right in the front of the dryer. Removing about 6 screws shows the motor shaft wore out the plastic center of the blower wheel and so the blower wheel was not spinning properly and bouncing around in the housing. Typing in the Model # in PartSelect.com gave me the whole diagram and exactly what to order. Since I had the dryer apart anyway, I decided to go ahead and replace the felt seals and drum/motor belt and front glides. Easy instructions to do all of this is available on multiple YouTube videos. The only caveat is some of these items are held in w/ snap rings. It's possible to deal with snap rings using a small screwdriver and pliers but having special snap ring pliers makes this step a whole lot easier. In my case the drum support rollers and belt tensioner roller turned out to be fine and only needed some lubrication. Also, in this particular model, the felt seals are held on w/ sheet metal tabs and do not require the expensive heat resistant glue. All parts installed, dryer back together and works perfectly on the very first try! Saved me a ton of money and the wife is happy, thanks to this site!
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    • Customer:
      Jonathan from greenfield, IN
    • Parts Used:
      WPY312959, WP314820, 12001541
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Screw drivers
    Loud squeaking
    Unplug power cord. Remove front of dryer (2 Phillips head screws on lower corners). Tilt out by pulling on bottom of front panel to disengage the top. Unplug wiring and set panel aside. Remove 4 screws from shroud (2 on each side) with 5/16 nut driver. Unplug wiring and set aside. Pull out drum. Replace rollers. Remove felt by pulling out of tabs. Use straight screwdriver to pry out tabs a little to install new felt. Work way around with felt pressing down on tabs to hold felt. Do the same on shroud. Tak note of how belt is routed on tensioner and pulley. Remove belt.Put drum back in place. Put belt around drum flat side towards drum. Reach under and install belt on tensioner and pulley. Reinstall shroud. Reinstall front. Job complete
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    • Customer:
      Kevin from pierre, SD
    • Parts Used:
      WP314820, 306508
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    Noisy @ front. Wobbly upon inspection.
    Thanks to the website I first looked at parts schematics, then a short video on repair. I ordered the parts I thought I needed and repair was easily done. With front cover off, further inspection was done to foresee any future repairs.
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      This part works with the following models:
      Fix Number: FIX11740771
      Manufacturer Part Number: WP314820
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