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Maytag neptune washer belt

The new belt specified for the MAH3000AWA neptune seems WAY too short- did they change the drum pulley?? Thank you,
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No not too short place it over the motor pulley adn slowly wid it ove r the tub pulley( like you used to chane the bicycle tires as a kid. Its real tight but it'll go!

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