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Start by taking the top off, you should see the motor at the top or bottom in the corner, there should be two 13mm bolts on the bracet holing the motor to the bracket, you will need to loosen these to slacken the drive belt. Once thats done undo all bolts and replace motor then follow these steps backwards!

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