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Maytag electric dryer mod#DE612 series02

Belt broken,I have the replacement, how do I get in the dryer to replace it? Top doesn't pry up like any other dryer

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  • mdgallant1 Nov 25, 2008

    I finally figured it out. On a maytag, the front comes off. Not the top or the back. the two screws on the front are not readily visible. You have to get on the floor and look up. Or as I did, lay it down on its back (put spacer blocks down to avoid crushing the exhaust pipe). After supporting the front like the hood of a car, the front of the drum comes off easily w/ four readily seen screws. Two on each side. Just lift the front of the drum off and drop the new belt around the drum. Reverse the reassembly process and stand it back up. Now you can thread the belt through the drive pulley and the idler pulley. Be sure to turn the drum by hand for several revolutions to be sure the belt is running true. Thanks, mdgallant1

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U might want to look on the back of the dryer to see if there is a panel to take off. If not the hole top will have to come off. Is the top made on the rest of the dryer or is there a split between it.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

  • robert nealey Nov 25, 2008

    I'm glad you got it fixed .They change them everyday so they are all different.

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