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Hotpoint tumble drier TDL52S

The belt on my tumble drier has broken.
It looks like a lot of srews to take the back off!
I've source a new belt and orderd it, the website say this is a tight fit and needs stretching and I'll need to get the new belt over the drum and onto the motor shaft.
Is there an easy way? Or a workshop manual which descrines how to do this?
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Ian

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You dont need to take the back off. to get inside, first remove the panel on the bottom of the front, that will allow you to remove the front panel and you will be able to get inside the dryer. as far as stretching the belt, i have never heard of that. there is a belt tensioner that holds the belt tight though. good luck!

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