279827 Whirlpool Dryer Drive Motor

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This Dryer Drive Motor powers the drum of the appliance during the drying cycle. This part includes the pulley for the dryer drum drive belt and the reverse threads for the blower wheel. If your dryer's drum stops turning during the drying cycle, won't start at all, or the motor itself is loud, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the dryer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the dryer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Dryer Drive Motor
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver and wrench


Weight : 3.928100 lbs
Dimension : 12.750000 x 6.500000 x 6.250000
Special Price $72.50 Regular Price $80.55 10% off
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This Dryer Drive Motor powers the drum of the appliance during the drying cycle. This part includes the pulley for the dryer drum drive belt and the reverse threads for the blower wheel. If your dryer's drum stops turning during the drying cycle, won't start at all, or the motor itself is loud, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the dryer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the dryer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Dryer Drive Motor
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver and wrench


Weight : 3.928100 lbs
Dimension : 12.750000 x 6.500000 x 6.250000
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Replacing the 279827 Whirlpool Dryer Drive Motor

Replacing the drive motor of your Whirlpool dryer can be a straightforward DIY project. To get started, you'll need to gather some supplies:

• Phillips head screwdriver
• Needle-nose pliers
• 279827 Whirlpool Dryer Drive Motor

Follow these steps to replace your dryer's drive motor:

1. Unplug the dryer and remove the back panel with a Phillips head screwdriver.

2. Detach the wiring harnesses leading to the existing drive motor.

3. Disconnect any other components that may be in the way of the drive motor, such as the pulley or fan blade, using needle-nose pliers.

4. Install the new 279827 Whirlpool Dryer Drive Motor in the same configuration as the old one.

5. Reattach the wiring harness to the new drive motor.

6. Reconnect any components that were displaced during the motor replacement process.

7. Reinstall the back panel to the dryer and plug it back in.

You're now ready to use your dryer with its new drive motor. If you encounter any issues during the installation process, be sure to consult the dryer's user manual or contact an expert for further assistance.

Please keep in mind, these instructions are for general guidance and should always be used in conjunction with the manufacturer's manual, if available.
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