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Dryer Idler Pulley (replaces 3388672, 697692, W10468057) 279640

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Part #279640

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Part Information

This idler pulley (part number 279640) is for dryers.

Idler pulley 279640 maintains correct tension on the drive belt to spin the drum.

Disconnect the power before installing this part. Wear work gloves to protect your hands.

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Reviews

Dryer Idler Pulley
November 22, 2022

Item came as described with a washer and locking clip.

James, Bayard, NE

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Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Very easy to install
January 05, 2019

Replacing the part took about 20 minutes using a socket set and small screwdriver

Kirbstone, Mass

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Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes
Easy!
December 18, 2018

Swapped thermal fuse and load spring bearing; simple and easy

SCK73, Temple, TX

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Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour
Easy to install but no instructions
August 21, 2018

Had to take the whole dryer apart to get to the pulley but this was the fourth time taking it apart so I knew what to do. Also found a YouTube video earlier that was helpful.

Eric7908, Michigan

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Ease of Installation
Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour
Replace Dryer Idler Pulley
August 12, 2018

YouTube instructions helped with install. This was one of the first installs of this type I have attempted.

mscheufler, Undisclosed

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Ease of Installation
Moderate
Duration of Installation
1 - 2 hours
Installed pulley and belt.
August 08, 2018

The pulley was easy to install. The belt was much more involved as it required disassembly of the front of the dryer to remove the drum.

Timsky, Maryland

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Ease of Installation
Moderate
Duration of Installation
1 - 2 hours
easy to install
May 22, 2018

only took one hour to install also fast delivery I am very happy

ivanaristizabal, Undisclosed

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Ease of Installation
Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour
Easy fix, saved tons of $
May 08, 2018

Takes about 15 min to undo dryer back, top, cord, and hose and do it back up. Maybe 5 min to change part.

RogB, Eugene, Oregon

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Ease of Installation
Moderate
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour