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Belt installation for a maytag dryer model# sde305day

I just can remember how to install the belt to the motor and then to the tension pulley. can you help. thanks

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Usally put dryer belt around the drum first
then around motor the tensioner pulley has to to be pulled up when you do this to get the belt around tensioner then you release the tensioner pulley to put tension on belt

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the idler pulley keeps tension on the belt itself, and is a complete unit,, it slides into a grove,, and once the belt is correctly installed ,, thats what holds it in place, heres a good reply from another question that may help you with pictures
http://www.wikihow.com/Change-a-Clothes-Dryer-Belt

Aug 03, 2010 | Maytag PYE2300AY Electric Dryer

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Maytag Dryer Belt Diagrams and Replacement


Your dryer belt has broken and you have a new belt to install, but you do not know how to route the belt properly. Here are some pictures or diagrams to help you see how the belt needs to go. Of course the belt needs to go around the drum so that is not included.
The important part is the routing around the motor and the tensioner pulley.


For all single belt models use this diagram:

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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Flat side of belt against drum

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Install dyer belt MAYTAG


Hello there
Here is a detailed instruction for you ok
  1. Remove the two screws that hold the control console to the dryer; they are located on each end of the console. Turn the control console forward onto its face. Disconnect the wiring harness from the dryer to the console. Press in on the locking tab and pull the connectors apart. Set the control panel out of your work area. To remove the top, insert a putty knife between the front and top panels. Locate the retaining clip and push in on it to release the corner of the top panel. Lift up on the corner and release the opposite retaining clip. Set the top panel out of the way. Two screws that attach the front panel to the sides are located at the top corners. Remove the screws and swing the top of the front panel out so that you can access the door switch wiring harness. Disconnect the wiring harness from the door switch and lift the front panel away from the dryer.
  2. Replace the Belt
  3. Locate the idler pulley by reaching behind the drum and motor assembly. Using your hand, push the idler pulley to the left to release tension on the belt2.gif. Notice the routing of the belt around the motor and idler arm for reference when attaching the new belt. Remove the belt from the motor pulley. Lift up on the drum slightly and remove the belt from the drum.

    With the rib side pointed inward, lift the drum up and set the belt around the drum. Route the belt through the motor pulley and idler pulley. Pull the idler pulley to the right to reapply tension to the belt. ok?
  4. not too hard
  5. hope this is verry helpful for you
  6. Best regards MIke

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Model: maytag LDE9606ACE reinstall belt


Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link at the top of the page. On the following page, look for the "Dryer Belt Diagrams" link under the "Special Features" section. Refer to Diagram E for a Maytag dryer. If you have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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How to install belt on Maytag dryer


The motor pulley usually has grooves and the gooves must match on that pulley. The belt goes around the drum gooves down thur the tensioner and on the motor pulley.

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Suggested Maytag belt incorrect?


are you sure that you have it over the idler pulley correctly and motor pulley in the correct order???if not youll have slack in the belt as if it were too long,call store where purchased and make sure belt is correct, they may have given you wrong belt accidentally and while your at it maybe they can show you a diagram of belt placement on your machine,only 2 things i can think of can be wrong

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Hi lesterjabbow;

A lot of these dryers have a long fiber belt that runs from a pulley on the motor thru a tension idler pulley and goes all around the drum. I suspect this belt is either broken or has come off the drive pulley on the motor. You can remove the back of the dryer easily with a 1/4 or 5/16 nut driver and immediately see if the drive belt is good. Any Maytag dealer will have a replacement part and it is easy to install

Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh PS Please leave a ranking if appropriate Thanks

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more information needed to specifcally match the model
however dryers are all similar so
generically, UNPLUG dryer

A:top mounted lint filter (kenmore maytag(New))
  • remove lint filter
  • remove screws in lint filter housing
  • with putty knife or other flat blade depress lock tabs at front corners of top body panel
  • tilt top panel up
  • remove screws 1/3 way down each side, remove door switch wires
  • remove front panel set aside
B:dryers with screws at bottom of front panel (maytag speedqueen)
  • remove screws from bottom of front panel
  • tilt front panel up
  • remove door switch wires
  • remove front panel set aside
All
  • pull drum forward & out
  • examine drum felts, rollers, and slides for wear replace if worn
  • wrap new belt round drum at old wear marks
  • insert drum
  • wrap belt round motor pully
  • pull tensioner pulley hard to end of travel against spring
  • wrap belt round tensioner pulley
  • release tensioner
reassemble

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How to instal new belt.


Remove the back panel, there you will find a tensioner, that will release the pulley.

Undo the belt routing and install the new one.

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looking at the back of the motor where the belt pulley is you would grasp belt coming down from the left side of drum then come across the top of belt pulley that is on motor shaft going clockwise around that pulley then continue back to your left and over the top of belt tension pulley going counterclockwise around that pulley this is when you will have to raise pulley against spring pressure to get belt on then release belt tension pulley make sure that belt is still in belt groove on the drum hope this helps ed

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