Tip & How-To about Dryers
There are many styles and different models of dryers but the one thing they all have in common is the dryer has a belt that turns the drum.In the procedure below we will show you how to take apart your dryer,change your belt,and show you the correct threading of your belt. Here is a typical Kenmore dryer idler pulley(it has a plastic wheel on it) motor/pulley (the pulley is attached to the backside of the motor) and the belt configuration.Note the picture below.
Each different model dryer also has a different lint trap location. This location will have a bearing on how your dryer is taken apart and how to change your belt.
Note the location of your lint trap and choose the correct video on how to take your dryer apart. There are two different locations,on top,and in the door.
This video will show you how to take apart your dryer and change your belt if the lint trap is on top of your dryerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFnXwmUb4f4
lint trap on top
This video will show you how to take apart your dryer and change your belt if the lint trap is inside of your door. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtATa0a28bE
lint trap in door
This video will show you how to take your dryer apart and change your belt with the control panel in the front side panel rhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpUqCrLaI7g
control panel in front
This video will show you how to take apart your Maytag L shaped dryer and change your belt.
L shaped dryer
If you happen to run into an issue with your belt and pulley configuration all the diagrams are here click on the linkhttp://www.repairclinic.com/Dryer-Belt-Diagrams
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