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Drive belt out of alignment

Machine has been making a bit of noise lately when spinning. I took the back of today to have a look and the drive belt going around the wheel with the spokes seems to be slipping towards the drum side of the wheel and cutting into the plastic. The motor wheel - the one with grooves has the belt set to the extreme outside to try and prevent this. There does not seem to be much slack in the belt itself but appears to be more of a misalignment. Any ideas ?

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Re: drive belt out of alignment

Check pulley is fully bolted home. also fault could be due to the bearing spider (on the drum) being broken or cracked on one leg. if this was so, would expect spin with clothes to be very noisy. get gack to me if you want. the belt is a stretchy belt ie no adjustment for tightness

Posted on May 14, 2007

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