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I think the belt has snapped

I have a hotpoint aquarias vtd20.which works but the drum wont turn, last year the same problem happened ,but it was insured then .now the same things happened again and its not insured any longer.is it hard to fit a belt on one of these any info would be great thanks.

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It is rather tricky to fit new belt.
Briefly, remove top cover, remove right hand side panel, there are screws at the back and bottom front, remove any other scews that you can see that hold the panel in place..
The front panel has to be pulled forward to enable the new belt to be fitted. You might have to loosen left hand panel as well to do this.
Fit the belt round the drum and force it over and round the motor pulley
This is a very difficult job, as the belt is a stretch belt
and appears to be too small, so you will really struggle to fit it, you will probably find it helps if you can lever it on with a screwdriver or similar.

Again, it is a difficult job to undertake, so unless you are confident you can do it, get some one in to fix it for you.
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