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I have an old maytag dryer that spins very slowly. Took it…

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I have an old maytag dryer that spins very slowly. Took it far enough apart to confirm the belt looked good, the tensioner appeared to keep the belt tight, the motor pulley looked good. The belt and motor are less than 2 years old

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Maytag MDG4806AWW from the 1990's (original owner)

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I'm seeing a blog that references bad drum rollers that may be seized

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Webb-Guy, Handyman replied 7 months ago
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I took the dryer apart again, this time removing the drum. The rollers and idler pulley all spin freely ( idler spins a little less free than the rear rollers. I already replaced the motor two years ago but am wondering if the motor is beginning to fail. But not sure how to tell for sure. No unusual noises, just Superuisor slow motion spinning of the drum
Appliance Technician: Webb-Guy, Handyman replied 7 months ago

with everything you have checked the only other logical part is the motor being the issue.

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