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The drive belt has come off my Hotpoint WF860 washing machine

How do I get the belt back on?

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  • tony_flynn3 Feb 28, 2009

    Many thanks - Did as described.....worked a treat. I had tried to do this first off but was concerned about damaging the belt - hence thinking there might be another way to get the belt back on.

    Great help & advice and again many thanks.

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Remove the lid and the lower back panel.
loop the belt over the motor shaft from the top and then half over the drum pulley. turn the pulley slowly while holding the belt to it until its fully on, you can also put a cable tie to hold it if it's easier for you as the are tight. the tie will break off when the belt is on fully. its a bit like putting a bicycle chain back on.

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  • Grahame Pickup Oct 17, 2011

    is there no other way

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