Maytag
Dryer

Model #MED5500FW2 Maytag dryer

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    Dryer Heating Element#14

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    Dryer heating element

    Part #3387747
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    Dryer Drum Support Roller#21

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    Dryer drum support roller

    Part #W10314171
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    Dryer Idler Pulley#32

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    Bracket

    Part #3388674
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    Dryer Thermistor#42

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    Dryer thermistor

    Part #8577274
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    Dryer Heating Element Wire Kit#15

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    Dryer heating element wire kit

    Part #279457
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    Dryer Drum Seal Kit#27

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    Washer seal

    Part #W10521118
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    Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Fuse Kit, 352-degree F#47

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    Dryer Drum Support Roller Shaft#19

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    Dryer drum support roller shaft

    Part #W10359272
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    Dryer Leveling Leg#8

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    Foot

    Part #3392100
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    Dryer Leveling Leg#NI

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    Dryer extended-length leveling leg

    Part #279810
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    Symptoms common to all dryers

    Choose a symptom to see related dryer repairs.

    Main causes: bad drum support roller, damaged idler pulley, broken blower fan blade, worn drum glide bearing, bad drive motor
    Main causes: bad gas valve coils, broken heating element, tripped safety thermostat or fuse, bad operating thermostat, control failure
    Main causes: bad timer or electronic control board, door switch failure
    Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad power cord, wiring failure, bad control board, blown thermal fuse, bad door switch
    Main causes: clogged exhaust vent, bad motor relay, loose dryer door catch, bad door switch, control system failure, faulty drive motor
    Main causes: damaged door strike, worn door catch
    Main causes: door switch failure, lack of power, broken belt, blown thermal fuse, bad drive motor, control system failure
    Main causes: clogged exhaust system, heating system failure, deposits on moisture sensor, control system failure

    Repair guides common to all dryers

    These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dryer.

    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer drum support roller

    If your dryer thumps or squeals, replace the drum support roller to restore quiet to your home.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     90 minutes or less
    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer thermistor

    The thermistor senses the air temperature in the dryer. If your dryer overheats or doesn't heat at all, the thermistor could be the problem.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    August 1, 2014
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a dryer idler pulley

    The idler pulley exerts pressure keeps the drive belt tight so it can rotate the drum. A worn idler pulley squeals or squeaks when the dryer is running. Follow these instructions to replace it.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     90 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all dryers

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your dryer.

    January 4, 2022

    How to replace a Maytag dryer heating element

    By Lyle Weischwill

    Learn how to replace a Maytag dryer heating element

    August 18, 2021

    Wiring schematic symbols explained video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.

    April 26, 2016

    Gas dryer won't start troubleshooting video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Check these three things if your gas dryer won't start or run.