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Dryer belt havw a electric dryer and cannot figure out how to get this belt on,it doesnt have the idle pulley it just has a bracket like piece where the belt is supposed to go onto but there is not a opening to get the belt through.model # is leq9558kq1. Thankyou for any possible help

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Hi thanks for the question . look at the belt and motor you see the belt hanging down . with your right hand go to the right of the pulley . with left hand double the belt and push underneath the bracket , and install on motor pulley. hope this helps you thanks the appliance doc

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