Question about Whirlpool Washing Machines
Can anyone provide instructions on replacing the belt on a Pre-1989 Whirlpool LA7000XP?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you must remove the large front panel. if you can manage that the rest will become clear to you. dont forget to unscrew the door lock before befor removing the front panel. you will find three screws at the bottom of the front panel under the kick panel, remove them and the front panel will come off.
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
hi thanks for the question this problem can be a lid switch also if the lid switch is bad , it wont send powerdown to the wig wag solenoid . the spin solenoid is mounted on top of transmission , when plunger on solenoid is activated it drops the clutch and spins , if the solenoid is bad then it wont activate the solenoid , to test to see if you have a bad solenoid disconnect power , on the solenoid you see 4 wires just the red on the left and yellow on right reverse these 2 wires plug in washer . select spin .activate washer if the washer starts to wash on spin the solenoid is ok then i would change the lid switch thanks fr the question THE APPLIANCE DOC
Posted on Sep 11, 2008
hithe part you need to replace is called a drive coupling which goes between the motor &transmission you have to remove the cabinet to get to this part if you tip the washer towards the wall and look between motor ant transmission to remove the cabinet 2 screws at the console where cabinet meet lift console 2 brass clips 1 each side spring clips screw driver in cavety and pry remove cabinet 2 clips on pump remoce 2 screws on motor remove 2 long metal clips on motor disconnect wiring from motor remove 2clips from remove motor replace coupling thanks the appliance dod
Posted on Sep 17, 2008
To replace the drive belt on a Whirlpool Duet washer, follow these steps:
1. Unplug the washer and remove the rear panel.
2. Place the drive belt on the drive motor pulley with the ribbed side on the drive motor pulley. Leave a one-groove gap between the belt and the end of the pulley.
3. Take both hands and pull straight up on the belt and place on the drum pulley beginning on the left hand side.
4. Hold the belt firmly in place and slowly turn the pulley to the right while holding the belt in place. The belt will eventually align and hold in place on the drum pulley.
NOTE: This may require some effort to get the belt in place.
If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.
Posted on Sep 28, 2009
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