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Belt busted Kenmore dryer 70 series, i bought the exact same belt but it seems to long, thats probably because when i opened the dryer a part was laying on the ground it looks like a black metal arm with a white roller, i tried finding where it attaches but i am lost.

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  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    cant figure out how to mount the tension arm

  • johndgreat Sep 21, 2008

    belt is on tub but tensioner is laying on the bottom of dryer

    but has way to much slack in it now

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Lets see what we can do. wrap the belt around hte tub assy. the little white roller w/ metal arm (called the tension pulley) needs to be installed .there should be a few ****s directly under ther motor pulley on floor of unit.two sets of ****s you wanna use the set to ther rear of unit. insert the prongs into the left rear **** and then pull the roller portion to the right.(it should hook the back prongs of idler into the rt side ****s. tension holds this into position so it will fall out if you let go) theres an opening in the metal under the roller mounts, e**ugh room to slide the belt through.heres how it works, install the idler as described above, feed the belt through the opening in the idler from the left and under roller through hole pull hte roller and pulley hard to the right.(its springy and as long as installed correctly ** worry of popping out) and loop around the motor pulley.let go of the pulley. and the belt should remain tensioned. it will only go on on way. GOOD LUCK

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