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How to replace the belt on a whirlpool duet washer

How do I replace the belt on a whirlpool duet washer that won't spin

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To replace the drive belt on a Whirlpool Duet washer, follow these steps:

1. Unplug the washer and remove the rear panel.

2. Place the drive belt on the drive motor pulley with the ribbed side on the drive motor pulley. Leave a one-groove gap between the belt and the end of the pulley.

3. Take both hands and pull straight up on the belt and place on the drum pulley beginning on the left hand side.

4. Hold the belt firmly in place and slowly turn the pulley to the right while holding the belt in place. The belt will eventually align and hold in place on the drum pulley.

NOTE: This may require some effort to get the belt in place.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Check to see if the drum turns ok, if thats ok take the back off and fit belt to the motor spindle first and push belt on to drum spindle and turn at the same time (like fitting a bike chain) watch your hands

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In front of the machine below the door you have a panel. There are 3 torx screws holding it from under. Unscrew and pull panel down & then towars you. You will see the pump assembly right in the centre big black hoses.

You need a pair of pliers & a shop-vac if you have one, or towels & a bucket. Use the pliers to unscrew the pump filter, it is white in colour. When you unscrew this water will begin to leak out; use towels or shop-vac to mop up. Do this till all the water is mopped. Remove the drain trap completely, you will find all sorts of junk, clean out completely & refit carefully, in reverse order.

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There is indeed a drive belt to the imperial 70. Problem more likely is in the 'wig-wag' unit that engages and disengages the spin clutch and the agitator drive

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hi thanks for the question this problem can be a lid switch also if the lid switch is bad , it wont send powerdown to the wig wag solenoid . the spin solenoid is mounted on top of transmission , when plunger on solenoid is activated it drops the clutch and spins , if the solenoid is bad then it wont activate the solenoid , to test to see if you have a bad solenoid disconnect power , on the solenoid you see 4 wires just the red on the left and yellow on right reverse these 2 wires plug in washer . select spin .activate washer if the washer starts to wash on spin the solenoid is ok then i would change the lid switch thanks fr the question THE APPLIANCE DOC

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SOURCE: Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer: Whirlpool Duet Washer - Error F21 (What is this) ...

First check your washer plug to see if the connections are tightly screwed. Next check your filter if you haven't for long.

Remove the 3 screws at the bottom of the front panel under the washer door. Your filter door will be light brown. If you find a hose there it is to drain out excess water (water that could not be drained by your pump) After you hv drained unscrew the cap and remove all the junk inside. Have a large plastic bag to catch junk and water. Refit carefully after cleaning out. If not solved, something shd be blocking your pump, check this out. Door locked? Press "end of cycle" for 3 seconds, wait for 2 minutes & try the door. F-21 filter blocked.

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