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How to put on a dryer belt?

I can''t figure out how to get the belt on the wheels.

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Go to repairclinic.com and click on the "Repair Help" link at the top of the page. On the following page, look for the "Dryer Belt Diagrams" link under the "Special Features" section. Refer to Diagram E for a Maytag dryer. If you have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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This pic might help.
http://www.applianceaid.com/images/belt-config.JPG

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SOURCE: Putting dryer back together

from front with belt around drum ..gather slack and push under idler and around motor pulley right to left...recommend doing it before reinstalling front place rollers on front panel under front lip of drum and lift ..easier than trying to reach under front panel and will a little more slck in belt

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Below the motor pulley is two sets of parallel slots and some notches running perpendicular to them. Look at the tensioner, the piece that is laying on its side. Notice opposite of the roller is a flat surface with flanges that line up to the holes below the motor pulley. Ok? Alright now we want to scoop the front into one of those notches and it will hold. Now the belt goes over this roller on the tensioner first pushing slightly away from the motor pulley causing enough slack to loop it around the motor pulley so it goes over then around. Have someone hold the drum and steady so you can reach in, ps make sure the dryer is unplugged.:)
Ok here is a site I use to get illustrated, Look it over and punch in your model so you can see roughly how to get er done. Notice item 53 this is on my dryer, use www.apdepot.com.
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SOURCE: putting dryer belt back on

The piece you see is called the idler pulley. Here's a link to a good description of how to change a dryer belt. It should show you what you need to do set it all right.

http://repair2000.com/wpoolbelt.htm

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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make sure the bracket is properly cliped to the base and the iderl wheel is twords the tub
pull the bel together under the tub, take the loop, pull it under the pully, lift the pully slighltly, place the loop on the motor

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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore dryer and the belt broke. Opened

Hi,
Here is the diagram that you need to get that belt on your dryer..

Kenmore Dryer Belt Diagrams and Replacement

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Posted on Sep 04, 2010

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  • Just like this but imagine the roller as being a semicircle.
put pressure on the tensioner with the belt and loop the belt under the tensioner to the motor.
  • this is a diagram for a whirlpool/kenmore/roper/estate dryer, i don't know the brand of dryer you have.
look here is more diagrams of different brands. http://www.repairclinic.com/0079.asp
let me know if you need more help Mike

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