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Belt diagram for Whirlpool AWA970B

Does the belt simply drive off the motor shaft or is it intended to have a small sheave (mine doesn't have)

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I assume you mean the cone shaped plastic on the motor shaft. this is not necessary, it is there to keep a worn belt from riding onto the shaft. if the belt and idler(should be replace with belt) are good it shouldn't cause a problem.

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its on the bag of a new belt.but its eazy to put on .put the belt with ribbs down on the drumthis is with the drum on the rollers in the dryer .now have the idler pulley in place and put the belt in between the idler pully roller and the pully bracket,then pull back on the pully and place belt on motor pully.check alinment before starting or will throw belt off again.God bless,tom

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boil the kettle...drop the belt in for a few minutes... hold the belt and put under ur feet.. stretch itttttttttttt!!!! a few times.. it will stretch believe it or not to approx another 1 to 2 inches.. then fit the belt.. it WILL be tight..and SHOULD be... little elbow grease to take it that last few centimetres and BINGO!!

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