Question about Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer
Make sure the belt is properly routed. Often, there is a tensioner that 'adjusts' the belt. It is a wheel that is on a pivot with a spring attached to a fixed point. It may be located anywhere around the drum but is likely near the motor frame. Now, with access to the motor shaft, start the belt over the shaft in the direction of motor spin as much as you can. Try to turn by hand or grab the belt and pull along. ...if it does not work..put the belt over the motor pulley after pulling back on the tensioner. You can use a long screwdriver as a lever. No tensioner? There will be a method of adjusting the placement of the motor. Make sure the motor shaft comes out square to the belt.
Posted on Dec 21, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Replacing dryer belt on Maytag
i would take off the cover, it might be reg or star type screws and look at this page
Posted on Jul 10, 2008
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Posted on Sep 02, 2008
OK, this one's a few years old. First, of course, disconnect power to the machine. Second, remove the two phillips head screws, one at L and one at R near the bottom corners of the front panel. Third, pull the bottom of the front panel toward you and unhook it from the dryer's top. Swing it to the side. You do not have to disconnect the wires to the door switch. Fourth, remove the four 5/16 hex head screws holding the drum supports and set it aside. Fifth, put belt around the drum. The smooth side of the belt touches the drum. Sixth, belt goes to the motor drive pulley and then around the belt tensioning idler pulley. Seventh, put the drum support part back on and turn the drum by hand to make sure the belt tracks OK and has no twists in it. Eighth, finish reassembly and test. Note: genuine Maytag belts usually have installation instructions on the back of the package, with a couple diagrams.
Posted on Sep 17, 2008
SOURCE: put dryer belt on maytag dryer
generic maytag dryer belt replacement
type 1:older models by Maytag with lintscreen under door
unclip spring clips at front corners of top panel
if worn or locked replace in pairs
if worn replace
(sometimes broken belt ends pull the tensioner out of place its easy to see the slots on the case floor for the 2 feet and spring, looks like a power socket)
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link. On the following page, look for the "Dryer Belt Diagrams" link under the Special Features section. Scroll down to Maytag (diagram E). I hope this helps you.
Posted on Aug 11, 2009
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