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Cant get the belt on

I cant get the belt on the drum or treir a tensioner?

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If you have a tensioner, the pump will be bolted to it.
If not, thread the belt round the wheel on the drum and hold it as though you are going to put it on the small motor pulley wheel.
Spin the drum slowly by hand and let the belt feed onto the motor pulley wheel.
It`s just like putting a bicycle chain on when it`s come off.
Hope this helps you

Posted on Jan 26, 2009


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