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My washing machine has started making a large clunking sound when washing which makes the belt come offand I can't work out how to get to the pump to see if this is the problem or if something is trap

The machine clunks when washing and the belt then comes off

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The only fix here is to be sure the belt tensioner is good.

Deflection should be about 1/4" on the longest run of the belt.

If it is adjustable - tighten it. If it is automatic - replace it.



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