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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Typical parts that wear out and get noisy on that model are the two drum rollers (part # 12001541), the front drum glides #306508, the idler pulley Y303705 and the blower wheel 303836. None of these parts are very expensive, but to do all of them would definitely add up to the point that you might want to think about whether or not you want to keep the machine in operation especially after 10 years of good service.
Posted on Jan 04, 2008
ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication, or maybe your drum belt has slipped off of the idler arm pulley.
If you have a front loading machine, Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer. Be REAL CAREFUL not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch. Then remove the top of the dryer. Remove the front of the dryer. This will expose the drum and belt. Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm pulley and motor. Now is a good time to check the belt to see if it has slipped off of the idler arm pulley and also to check the belt condition for wear. Be sure to note the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go to reinstall the belt. Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots or wear on them replace them. If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem. I will include these two websites for parts and further help: http://www.partselect.com/ http://www.appliancepartspros.com/index.aspx Both also have chat assistance 24/7. I will also include this website...it has the breakdown of the drum and rollers plus parts and prices:http://www.partselect.com/ModelFrames.aspx?ModelID=123926&ModelNum=MDE6000AYW&mfgModelNum=&ManufactureID=1&Selected=51311&Position=6&mfg=Maytag&Type=&Mark=6
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Posted on Jan 05, 2010
Maybe your problem is coming from the bushing shaft part. Mine was so used that it made a terrible and high pitched sound.
Try to look behind your machine, remove the part hidding the bushing shaft and check if everything is ok.
My bushing shaft was make of metal, and I replaced it with a teflon one. Everything is working fine right now.
Have a good day.
Posted on Sep 13, 2010
Put some lubricant, oil, WD40, etc. on shaft of fan. Spin the fan with your finger and work the oil into the shaft until the fan spins freely again. Reassemble and problem will be gone for 2-3 weeks. Repeat again until you want to replace the fan motor.
Posted on Feb 19, 2011
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