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The blower pulley on our dryer keeps coming unscrewed from the shaft it is threaded on. Should I use locktight to hold it on?

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no set screw,,,put the motor back,,,put the motor clip back on...lock it back down...ok now take a wrench and put it on the end of the motor where the belt goes,,if your by your sef,,prop the wrench againt the inner cabnit wall,,,than turn the blower wheel its hard but it will come off you..just lock that motor shaft down,,grip pliers..wracket,,,please use glovers to turn blower wheel..housing is very sharp..onthejob

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I would start by taking off the top and checking the belt to see if part of it tore and is hitting the inside of the cabinet. I have not found a real good way to get the blowers out without having to break them sometimes. the part of the blower that you have to hold is access through the front behind the motor. problem is when you turn the motor shaft, the wrench strips out on the blower, then you have to break them, but unless you need a new motor, it should not have to come off.

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