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How do i remove the fan from the motor on a dryer? Bosch

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How do i remove the fan from the motor on a dryer?
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Bosch model # WTMC332SUS/02
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes maybe
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Which way do I turn the nut to release the fan from the motor
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 months ago.

It sounds like you have already taken the dryer apart to access the blower wheel on the fan motor which is great because that is by far the most time consuming part usually. The blower wheel is reverse thread so you need to turn the wheel CLOCKWISE, and hold the motor shaft or turn the motor shaft counter clockwise. Hopefully you haven't been turning it the wrong way or that can make it very difficult to remove once it gets really tightened up. Be sure to use a 6 point socket on the blower wheel because if you use a 12 point socket the wheel will definitely strip out. I use channel locks to grab the shaft of the motor so it can't turn.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?