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Can't Put Belt On

Hi, I have a Frigidaire Model #GLER341AS2. My belt broke and I took off the little vent on the back to see the belt just laying there. Now the real problem is once I buy a new belt, how do I put the thing on? I can't figure out how to take anything off the put the belt around the drum. Help!

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    belt keeps coming off and heated air is heating up the room becuase it is exposed.

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You have to remove the front of the dryer to
access the drum. First unplug the dryer.There are screws at the bottom of the front to remove the lower section. Once you remove that you can get to the screws for the door section. The front of the drum rides on the inside of the front panel so when you remove the panel the drum will drop down. Try to keep the drum in place with something to hold it up. Remove the old belt and place the new belt around the drum. Slid the belt back to where the belt used to ride and then loop the belt around the motor and the tension wheel. Make sure the tension wheel is tightening the belt. Hold up the drum and put the front panel back on. You may need a helper to hold things while you do this. Rotate the drum by hand and make sure it moves smoothly. Plug it back in and give it a try. I hope this helps. Any questions feel free to ask. Please rate me so I know if I'm Helping. Thanks.

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