Question about Washing Machines
On small loads it works fine. On medium and large loads it will not spin or agitate without my help. You can smell the belt and you need to wring out your clothes.
all you need to do first after unplugging the power lead, is to empty the drum from any left over water,,,, and tip the machine gently on one of its sides, on top of a clean sheet to prevent any scratches. now you have to unscrew the bottom tray if any! and you should be able to gain clear access to the main motor, which will be linked to the main agitator shaft/poly with a V belt .
if you have reached this point OK !
physically check the belt for any wear and tear and if needs to replace it , and if not ( BUT LOOSE) check on the main motor base where you should find four sliding slots held to the machine body by some bolts or nuts !!!, if so loosen those bolts and gently pry the motor outwards to tighten the V belt.
make sure that it should have some End play in it(ie not very tight).
when done tighten the motor base bolts again, , put the base tray back and screwed ,,,,, re start the machine and give it a try!
Posted on Feb 01, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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