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Our Frigidaire washer/dryer stack heats, but doesn't spin. We found that one of the belts broke off. How & what do we need to remove to replace the belt? And where do we place the belt once we get the dryer portion open? Model GLET1041AS1

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  • gavin_sugiha Aug 01, 2010

    very helpful tips! very quick response! Super!

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The top panel and the front panel need to be removed in order to put a new replacement belt. The top panel is held on to the front panel by securing clips. Use a putty knife to pry and release the clips as shown. Once released, raise the top panel to the rear of the dryer.
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Remove the screws securing the front panel to the cabinet then pull the top of the panel and lift it off. Disconnect the door switch from the front panel.

Remove the rear access panel then release the belt from the idler pulley and the motor pulley. Take the belt out to the front of the dryer then wrap the new belt around the drum in alignment with the motor pulley and the idler pulley. Refer to the diagram below for the belt installation on the motor pulley andOur Frigidaire washer/dryer stack heats, - bdaced3.gifpulley.
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  • gavin_sugiha Jul 31, 2010

    I noticed that the picture shown was for a stand alone dryer (ours is stacked), but should your instructions work for the stack also?

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    Jahn27 Aug 01, 2010

    The instructions outlined should also work with your stacked dryer since both are basically the same.

  • gavin_sugiha Aug 01, 2010

    thank you! we got the dryer to work, but it still is squeeking a little...do you think we have to regrease the area since some of it came off when we were replacing the belt? or does it seem like the belt may be a little bit out of place still yet?

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    Jahn27 Aug 01, 2010

    The belt will eventually align itself once it is properly installed on the motor pulley and the idler pulley. The ribbed part should face the drum. The squeaking will eventually go out once the belt has settled properly.

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