Appliance Tip of the Day Encore: Dryer Disassembly

by Samurai Appliance Repair Man on March 22, 2004

in Dryer Repair

appliance tip of the day archiveAt some point during the life of your dryer, you’re gonna need to open it up to do some surgery. Here are basic disassembly procedures for the most common dryer brands and models. And, Hoss, a genuine manufacturer’s repair manual can be a valuable accomplice in your dryer repair odyssey. Come git you some.

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grasshoppers visualizing a dryer disassembly with the master

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

waveman February 26, 2005 at 6:40 pm

Hi Samurai Repair Man

Love your website. Also, truly appreciate your help in tracking down the noise at start-up and shut-down with our Maytag dryer (due to a faulty blower fan). However, I am having difficulty opening the unit. I have a Maytag Performa gas dryer (model # PYG2000AWW) and cannot find the front panel screws. I have found 2 clasps on the bottom which allows me to open up the front panel part-way by lifting up from the bottom. But this doesn’t seem to be correct as it bends at the top.
Thank you!
Best regards from a california dad

Anonymous March 13, 2005 at 1:11 am

I too have the same dryer – a Maytag Peforma PYG2000AWW – I opened the unit by popping the top – see Samurai’s tip on opening Admiral, Norge, some White Westinghouse, Montgomery Wards.

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