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Drive belt problem

The little black drive belt that moves the cradle back and forth is loose and falls off. I have been searching for the part and have found a potential, RDVO041, however there is no description of this part nor parts list at the site.

Is this the correct replacement?

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I took my old belt to my local hardware store, went to their O-ring cabinet and matched an O-ring that was about 1mm smaller than the original (seeing how my original one had stretched out). It cost 49 cents and works as good as new.

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You can go to a local electronic store with your belt.
He has a replacement which is smaller.
Don't buy the original (expensive) belt.


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