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Drum makes loud banging noise.


Maybe the heat in your dryer over time has melted weak glue and loose components are hitting against the drum

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Fridgidaire and GE Dryer Belt Replacement


Here are the belt diagrams for replacing your dryer belt for Fridigaire and Ge Dryers

For Fridigaire dryers 1970-1985
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Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum


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Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum

For 1995- present
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Installation Tips: Side of belt with words faces away from drum

For Ge Dryers
1970- 1990 standard capacity
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs against drum

1970- 1990 Large capacity
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Installation Tips: Ribs against drum

1990 – to present
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs against drum

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Dryer Belt Replacement Replace Dryer Belt Admiral Amana Asko Crosley ...


If you need to replace your dryer belt and need a diagram to see how it goes, check out these diagrams.

For Admiral all models will look like this

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Installation Tips: Ribs against drum


For Amana all models will look like this
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum

For Asko all models will look like this
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs against drum


For Crosley all models will look like this
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs against drum

Fridgidaire
1970 – 1985
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum

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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum

1995 – present
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Style: Flat belt
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Dose the dryer belt have a twist in it coming off the pully so that flat side of belt is against the drum and the grooved side wraps around the drive or dose it matter if the grooved side is also against...


The grooved side should be in contact with the drum as well as the drive pulley. And blank/flat side of the belt should be in contact with the tension pulley.

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Does the flat side of the belt go against the drum of a maytag dryer or does the serpentine


If the belt has grooves cut into it, then the grooved side goes onto the drum, and the flat side facing uppermost.

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What is the correct belt routing for a maytag MDE6000AYW dryer and should the groove side or smooth side be on the drum? Thanks. dave


groove down. around the drum. near the motor you will find a tensioner. Through the tensioner then around the pulley on the motor. Have your assistnnt hold the drum up while you get up and prepare to put the front back on. You know the rest.

They call it a tensioner for good reason ... you may want to lift it using the length of a screw driver against the floor of the machine.

Watch your fingers.

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Flat side of the belt goes agaist the drum. The diagram is on the new belt

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Do you have a digram to show you how to change belt on inglis dry


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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs face toward drum
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Ribs against drum
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Style: Flat with ribs
Installation Tips: Flat side of belt against drum
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Style: Flat belt
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Style: Flat with ribs
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Style: Flat with ribs
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Style: Flat with ribs
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The belt has come off the dryer drum. I dont know how the tensioner goes back on


stick the belt pulley in the holes closest to the motor. if you have a belt pulley like this. get the belt and hold it together so you have a loop at the end and run under the pulley so the pulley lifts up and put the belt on the motor shaft. the belt always goes under the pulley so you are lifting upwards

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Maytag dryer making clanking noise


I had this problem and the cause was a loose screw holding on one of the "paddles" inside the drum. I removed the door, front panel, lifted the top, manually rotated the drum until I saw the screw head which had worked loose and was slapping the side of the dryer. A quick tighten of the screw and the noise was gone.

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