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Thumping noise when running---suspect the blower wheel

It only blows air thru vent when making the noise---got the front off---but not sure how to get the cover off to access the blower wheel

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Before you can take off the fan housing cover to get at the blower wheel, you have to get the shroud off. On some models there a couple of long screws you can take out and it's simple. On others you need to take off more parts. But either way it's not a bad job for someone who can wield a screwdriver. You should also have a 5/16-inch nutdriver or small ratchet and socket handy.

Here's a website with some good pictures of the innards and procedures for getting to the fan:

http://www.applianceaid.com/maytag-dryers.html

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Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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