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Need model number or part number for whilpool dryer

Its a whirlpool imperial series electric dryer. the belt broke on it and i need to know the model number so i can get the right replacement. also, the roller that leads the belt away from the motor came off too and i don't know which what it goes in, under the drum or to the right of it, any ideas?

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The model number for your dryer is usually located on a plate or sticker inside the door on the body of the dryer hidden by the closed door.

The most common (but not the only) belt number for Whirlpool dryers is 341241 and the idler arm for that common dryer has tabs that fit into the floor beneath the motor drive pulley. Take a loop of the belt with ribs inside the loop and pass it through the opening below the roller and loop it around the motor pulley. If it's the most common unit the end result should look like the image below for Whirlpool:

Belt Configuration

Good Luck

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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