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Drive belt gone slack and worn, now seems too long! Aslo it's frayed. how is it removed and replaced

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Make a drawing of the loops, remove by pulling it off pully ,you will see a spring tensioner, thats what keeps it tight. also you will see a safety switch that is activated if belt breaks. easy to replace.

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The drive belt (or belts) of a washing machine may become worn or damaged, causing noisy operation or stopping the washer entirely. A damaged drive belt is easy to replace. Remove the back panel of the washer to gain access to the belt. To remove the belt:

- Loosen the bolt on the motor bracket and move the motor to put slack in the belt.

- Remove the old belt and stretch a new one into place on the pulleys.

- To put tension on the new belt, use a hammer handle or a short pry bar to push the motor into position while you tighten the bolt in the adjustable bracket. The belt should have about 1/2 inch deflection when you press on it at the center point, midway between the pulleys. If the belt is too loose, it will slip on the pulleys, causing the machine to malfunction. If the belt is too tight, it will wear very quickly and will probably become so hot that it will start to smoke or smell.

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