Question about Dryers
loop belt around bits
pull dryer away from wall
remove 1 screw each side at back of top plate
slide top plate backwards and lift off
undo 1 screw each side of front kickplate
tlit front panel up
unplug door switch
set front panel aside
careful of control panel its V.fragile
(I lay the dryer on its back)
pull out old belt and bits of belt
loop new belt round drum at wear marks
pull tensioner to end of travel against spring
loop belt round motor pulley & both tensioner wheels(most creda) 1 wheel (old)
rotate drum by hand to make sure belt wont jump off
reassemble in reverse order
creda uses hotpoint parts
Posted on Oct 31, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: creda tumble dryer repair
with great difficulty - these belts are so tight!there is a special tool for doing it but there are other ways
one way i have used is to make a spanish windlass from belt to bottom of machine. when belt is level with motor spindle, push belt on and release spanish windlass. could also try levering belt on with a screwdriver
another method is to get a short piece of tubing that will fit over motor spindle. put belt over tube, lever down and slip belt on. this is the best way
Posted on Jul 20, 2008
unplug the dryer,
220v is not fun
dryers are generic inside, regardless of maker
while you got it apart to replace the belt is a good time to clean out exhaust vent pipes and the squirrel cage fan, no lint, better air flow, less $$ to run
the tensioner may push Up on the lower run.
plug in mains
takes longer to type than to do
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
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