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Changing the belt on Frigidaire GLER642

Belt broke on dryer and need to know how to get the top off and access the drum to replace belt. See hinges on back but cannot get the front to pop up.

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  • Alain17 Feb 19, 2008

    I opened it, took the old broken belt, but I don't see or know hoa to put the new belt on the drum.. When you face the drier, does the belt be put in front of the drier or behind. Do I have to take something apart.

    You can anwer a my e-mai. Thanks for help.

  • pwhite7408 Mar 13, 2008

    I have the same dryer and it smells like it's burning - I was told to replace the belt - now we have to figure out how.



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Ok here we go facing the drier take a putty knife come about 1-2 inches from the edge and push in should feel a spring clip depress in lift one side then the other look inside on the front panel and remove the two 5/16 inch screws grasp the front and snap it off give it a good tug then your ready to go be sure to un plug the drier and slide it out from the wall so you can tilt the top back before removing the front don't forget my 4 boxes and make sure the idler pulley is on the belt the the belt goes around the drum around the motor pulley then you pull the idler pulley back and put the belt on top of the idler pulley let it back against the belt to keep the belt tight you do not have to remove the drum for this can all be done from the front

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