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LGR6611LQ0 Thanks for your reply. Quick question: Can't I use an adjustable wrench and put it on the backside of the fan (which is square)... then turn the shaft... letting the wrench push against the flooring to the left (Facing from front) while turn shaft counter clockwise? I think what I really wanted to know is how it's connected... and you answered that... screwed on. I wasn't sure if it was pressed on and the end of the shaft was square.

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  • corvettece Jan 10, 2009

    Thanks. I tried turning it and found it quite hard so I decided to stop and post the question. Wanted to make sure I didn't break the plastic and have to buy a new blower fan too. I'll let you know what happens when I try tomorrow afternoon. Thanks again.

  • corvettece Jan 10, 2009

    Ok... changed motor and nothing. Still wont start. The last tech that came in said it was the motor. Everything is hooked up correctly... maybe ON button? Man this stinks....

  • corvettece Jan 11, 2009

    Dryer would not start. The last cycle was completed... checked the dial... went to do next load, would not start. When pushing start button, I can hear it engage... when turned to off or unplugged, i can hear it disengage. Had a tech over yesterday, said bad motor and couldn't change it until Monday. Said no go, I'll change it myslef. That's where you came in. He checked each connection, got juice... that's where he decided it was the motor. No bad sounds came from it, went through a dryer a few years ago... could tell when going bad. So that's that. Last resort, buy a new one :(

  • corvettece Jan 11, 2009



    motor is connected correctly. what wires would i jump? i have two blues, one pink/black and a fourth wire that looks like it heads to a little black box behind the panel.









































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  • corvettece Jan 11, 2009

    Motor is connected correctly. what wires would I jump? I have two blues, one pink/black and a fourth wire that looks like it heads to a little black box behind the panel.

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You can but now you have to turn the motor shaft at the belt end..i believe you can put your adjustable behind the plastic square blower wheel shaft..on the motor shaft and try turning with your hand its hard to turn because the drum when turning turns the oppsite way,,im,,here onthejob..use gloves

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    onthethejob1 Jan 10, 2009

    shot a little dw 40 mon today,,ok at the blower wheel end and motor shaft,,,now i have been servicing appliances for a lot of years and sometimes you may have to crack it of ,,,it happens,,keep me posted onthejob

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    onthethejob1 Jan 10, 2009

    wow your making me look bad,,,i thought you had a bad motor,,,i came in on the middle of picture,,im going to jump ahead ,,what was you orginal problem ,,,dryer would not start ,,,check your door switch,,please reply from the beginnig othejob

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    onthethejob1 Jan 11, 2009

    the next thing is to jump out the push to start switch.i dont give up..your sure you put the motor back correctly..

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