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Your dryer belt has broken and you have a new belt to install, but you do not know how to route the belt properly. Here are some pictures or diagrams to help you see how the belt needs to go. Of course the belt needs to go around the drum so that is not included.
The important part is the routing around the motor and the tensioner pulley.
For all single belt models use this diagram:
Style: Flat with ribs Installation Tips: Flat side of belt against drum
Pull the front panel off, remove the top screws and tilt top back. Rout the new belt around drum at the old wear spot with the grooved side against the drum. Next remove the back access door and rout the belt around the idler pulley and motor pulley. There is only one way to do this and get proper tension on the belt. Also, when you order the belt, ask if it has a belt routing diagram on the belt package.
Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link at the top of the page. On the following page, locate the "Dryer Belt Diagrams" link under the "Special Features" section. Scroll down to Maytag. The dryer belt diagram for Maytag should be listed as diagram E. I hope this helps you.
Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link at the top of the page. On the next page look for "Dryer Belt Diagrams" under the Special Features section. There is an extensive list of dryer belt diagram illustrations available that you can print out. Maytag is listed. Hope this helps you.