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8547174 Dryer Idler Pulley For Whirlpool / Maytag

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SKU: APN8547174    
Condition: New
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Replacement idler pulley used for some Maytag and Whirlpool dryer models.

Directly Replaces: 8547174V, 8547174, 8547174VP, DE7174, W10007500, 4248254, AH1487714, AP3890848, AP5983811, EA1487714, EAP11722120, PD00024142, PS11722120, PS1487714.


  • The idler pulley puts tension on the drive belt, helping it spin the dryer drum.
  • Fits Whirlpool dryers with lint screen on top.
  • Includes (1) Idler Arm and Pulley Assembly.


  • Color: Black / Gray.
  • Material: Plastic / Metal.
  • Overall Dimensions: 7-1/8"L x 1-1/4"W x 4-1/8"H.
  • Pulley Dimensions: 1-1/8" diameter.

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8547174 Dryer Idler Pulley For Whirlpool / Maytag

Repair Skill Level: 2 | Beginner to Moderate
Minimal disassembly (if any) and some basic tools may be needed.

Part Description: The idler pulley puts tension on the drive belt, helping it spin the dryer drum.

Failure Symptoms: Dryer makes noise and/or drum will not spin.

Testing: Check the idler pulley for signs of wear and make sure it spins freely on the shaft. If the idler pulley is stuck, worn or damaged, it should be replaced.

Bonus Tip: As preventative maintenance, it's recommended to replace the drive belt at the same time as the idler pulley.

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  • Dryer part

    Posted by Charisse Wolfe on 5th Jun 2019

    Great price for a great products and a speedy delivery!