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Re: How to replace belt on washer
Haha Yes With the very limited info you have provided us I still think I can help You just in the future be more specific. This is a Amana or Speed Queen washer?? To replace the belt Remove hoses from pump, remove wiring connector from motor, dislodge 2 front tub springs from tub end. Remove 4 -- 1/2 head bolts holding motor/pump frame to washer frame. Remove motor/pump from washer turn upside down. 3 Torx bolts hold pump to motor. Belt must be routed through pump proper. REinstall pump.
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There is a motor on the bottom. You can see it if you lay the machine down. The motor has a belt that attaches to a transmission. The belt could be loose or off. The transmission could be bad, or the spindle into the drum is stripped.
Do you happen to hear a humming noise coming from the machine after the tub fills? This might indicate that the motor is spinning, but the belt that connects the motor to the rest of the machine works is broken. It is located underneath the washer. Tip the washer a bit and have a look. If it's broken, you'll probably find the belt laying on the floor. Take that to an appliance parts store where they can match it up with a new one. Installation is not too difficult. The belt will go around the motor pulley, the transmission pulley, the water pump, and in some cases, a spring-loaded tensioner. I hope this helps! :) -Jason
whining and grinding most likely mean belt or coupler is binding or broken away unplug unit and open access panel or [remove water first]lay on side and access motor from bottom if belt driven check belt if frayed or broken replace-if has coupler [looks like a star shaped hard rubber /plastic piece between motor and trans] if broken pieces on floor or shredded replace- part's can be bought online-appliance stores coupler not expensive and both parts easy replacement good luck
check the belt motor if loose or lost or it came out or broken. the belt is at the bottom of the washer. Remove the water using a cup and slowly and be carefull laying sideways the washer, then you will see the belt there, if you can not see the belt, that washing machine is a tranmission type machine, need to call Sears apliance service. ok
HI, check the following to address this issue.(nd=no drain)
1. Clogged drain line or water pump Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).
2. Water Pump If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.
**The most common issue will be an obstructed hose or, line
The motor coupling is located between the drive motor and the transmission and takes the place of a drive belt. They do wear out and can break. The piece that you found could be part of the rubber bushing that sheared off. The replacement part number is included in the link I provided and is an improved upgraded coupling that is more resilient. It should last longer. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.
A replacement coupling can be purchased on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $11. Just use the part number in the link and "Search by Part Number" for your search criteria.
This machine has no belt. It does have a motor coupling. Easiest way to replace it is to lay the machine on its back. Remove the pump cilps and slide the pump out of the way. Remove the motor clips (they may each have a 5/16 screw), and slidt the motor out. Replace the coupling and assemble in reverse order. Coupling # 285753 available at www.timerking.com for 9.99 or from sears. Hope this helps!