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Frigidaire FER211AS2 dryer drum belt

My dryer drum belt broke i need help in how to install it. How do you get to the area where belt goes? Drum turns but makes noise

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SOURCE: frigidaire FER211AS2 dryer drum belt

you will have to take it apart to get the drum out. you have to take the top off

Posted on May 06, 2009

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What's your problem?need to change belt on a fer211as2 how do i get to it


UNPLUG DRIER, REMOVE BACK PANEL.THERE MAY BE A NOTHER

PANEL TO REMOVE TO GET TO THE MOTOR AND DRUM. STRECH

NEW BELT OVER DRUM AND ON MOTOR.

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