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Cannot remove blower from motor shaft

Cannot remove blower (plastic part shown as part 10 in illustration sheet)
from blower motor. I think it's just screws on, but will not come loose.

model wgd5500sq0 whirlpool gas dryer

can"t find model in selection below.

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It does unscrew although at times they do stick. I would find a flat spot on the motor shaft and get a crescent wrench on it and lodge it so it doesn't move and then grasp the blower wheel and turn to remove.
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The intent of this bulletin is to provide technicians information regarding the proper installation of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module blower motor (with impeller) assembly.

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I am trying to remove and replace the motor on a whirlpool dryer. i bought the unit new in 1994. i can't seem to get the motor shaft loose. i am trying to turn the shaft in the clockwise direction and with...

check the end threads of the new motor are the not left hand threaded, if so you are tighhtning turn the oppisite direction
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