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Changing the belt on a GE front loading washer

The spin belt on my GE front loading model wsxh208a1ww washer broke. I have a replacement belt which is the same part number, but after several years of wear and ter on the old one, it is much smaller. Does anyone know a trick or technique for getting the new, tighter belt onto the motor and drum wheels. I'm not having much luck using brute force. Thanks.

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  • robdog421 Jan 08, 2009

    Thanks, philbran. I did manage to get the thing on that way, with the help of an extra set of hands. The problem now is that it keeps wandering off the large wheel. I wondering if the problem goes deeper than just a broken belt. Again, thank you.

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Hello , i can try to help , I have always got these belts on by starting the belt on the small pulley/motor , then rolling it on the large pulley , kinda like putting a bike chain on. Let me know if you have any other questions and how it turns out.

Phil

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