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Hi My dryer had a loud squealing noise which turned out to be the fan which I have now repaired, but in doing so I removed the belt and steel cylinder and now I cant get the belt back into the correct position, its still too loose. Do you have a picture that shows exactly where and how the belt is supposed to be positioned so that I can put it back on correctly? Thanks heaps. Connie

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Probably a cat went inside.

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