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Fixing a gas dryer belt

I need help getting the new dryer belt to tighten up with tension.
I got this far & can't find how to get tension on it.
It is a GE gas dryer w/ a model # of
DDG7980RALAD.

Thanks, Jason

jmjmorgan@sbcglobal.net

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That I believe is an older model GE with the idler bar instead of the short bar. I believe there is also a rear panel that you can remove to gain access to it. I dont remember for sure if it keeps tension up or down. Loop your belt around the motor pully, then find out which way it keeps tension on the belt, then loop the belt around the idler pully and release so that it keep tension on the belt itself. Let me know if you need further information.

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