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I have a 1978 Maytag washer, how do I adjust the tension on the belts?

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    what is the proper tension for the listed washer?

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That machine like most brands of washers have an "idler"pulley to automatically adjust belt tension,either "idler" is defective or belt is off a pulley somewhere under there,tip washer against a wall with a towel so you dont scratch washer finish and have someone steady it while you check those things out.

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