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Advice on how to get fan off motor shaft on Kitchen Aid Gas Dryer

Hi,
I have a Kitchen Aid Gas Dryer Model: KGYS750GQ1 that is having a motor problem.

I want to take the motor out of the Dryer chassis to bench test it but I cannot disconned the fan on the rear motor shaft.

I cannot find any documentation on how to get the fan off the shaft.

Is the motor shaft threaded and the fan screws onto it? Is there a special release mechanism?

Please advise.
Thanks Robo

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No special tool, but it is reverse threaded!i usually place a vice grip over the plastic portion of the fan and with a monkey wrench onthe motor pulley im able to break the connection free, REVERSED THREADS gets me every time!

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