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Idler Pulley

$32.66
Fix Number: FIX11722120
Manufacturer #: 8547174V
Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Product Description

A dryer's idler pulley wheel serves to help the belt to rotate the drum. This arm is what attaches to the idler pulley wheel.

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Replacing your Idler Pulley

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    • Customer:
      michael from Tampa, FL
    • Parts Used:
      8547174V, 49621
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
    Dryer had a very loud squealing sound
    Remove 2 screws in the lint catcher push in on the clips in the front corners with a slim screwdriver to flip the top up then remove the two 5/16th bolts on either side to release the front of the dryer lifting slightly to remove the front then tilt dryer back so your not on the floor. Then remove the tension spring remove the bolt 3/8 remove the idler pully bracket then reverse to put back together after aligning the belt
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    • Customer:
      Louise from New Providence, NJ
    • Parts Used:
      8547174V, WP8547168
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers, Socket set
    screaching sound when on
    pryed top open, unplugged door connecter in front right area, used socket set to loosen bolts in front x4 then was able to see belt and idler pulley arm/wheel bottom right then removed dryer drum to access the belt/pulley and reverse to put back together. also forgot to say that u need to take the two screws off by lint trap
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      Model Compatibility
      This part works with the following models:
      Fix Number: FIX11722120
      Manufacturer Part Number: 8547174V
      Brand
      Model Number
      Description
      Maytag
      MED6300TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MED6400TB0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MED6400TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MED6600TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MGD6300TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MGD6300TQ1
      Dryer - RESIDENTIAL DRYER
      Maytag
      MGD6400TB0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MGD6400TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MGD6600TQ0
      Dryer - Residential
      Maytag
      MGD6600TQ1
      Dryer - RESIDENTIAL DRYER
      Whirlpool
      WED6200SW0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6200SW1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SB0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SB1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SG0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SG1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SW0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6400SW1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6600VU0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6600VW0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WED6600WL0
      Dryer - Residential 29" Electric
      Whirlpool
      WGD6200SW0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6200SW1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6200SW2
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SB0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SB1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SB2
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SG0
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SG1
      Dryer - Residential
      Whirlpool
      WGD6400SG2
      Dryer - Residential