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Ler7646eq2 shaking and blower noise

Dryer started shaking and making a rattle noise during operation. I took the vent off to the blower housing and found screws, nails, and drill bits and a blade on the fan was broken off. I also tried a crescent wrench on the blower motor shaft and turned the fan clockwise like the sticker on the vent specified, but will not budge. I also do not have a manual for this dryer. I appreciate any help you may have

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To remove the blower wheel you will need to get it from the front of dryer.You will need to first remove the screws where your lint screen is.Then you will need to lift the top up and remove the front panel.There are 2 1/4 inch screw on the inside part of the front panel on the left and right corner area.After that you will need to take the belt off and remove the drum.After the drum is removed you will need to use a cresent wrench and a pair of vice grips to remove the blower wheel. first take off the motor clip around the blower wheel area then Put the cresent wrech on the plastic blower wheel it is square.wendge the cresant wrench against the drum roller shaft then clamp on your vice on the opposit side of the motor shaft then give it a good turn so that the cresant wrench is pushing aganst the drum rollor shaft that should remove the blower wheel and just reverse after done.Hope i helped

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