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I am trying to replace a belt on a kenmore 417 front loader washer. Are there screws to loosen to fit the belt and then retighten?

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  • rlteall1 Jun 26, 2009

    The belt is WAY TOO tight to do this. Any other advice please?

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No. Just roll it on
Eric

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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    Eric Duda Jun 26, 2009

    yes it is very tight. work it on one rib at a time.
    Eric


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