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Seimens wt 3301 How to install a belt

Hi have old but great dryer wt 3302
i need to install a belt the original broke to 2 parts
i open the back side and the top
cant see who to install new one
thanks ran

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Hi
it very simpel
opening back and top of the dryer
opening back bearing - by 4 small scrows
push out the shapt holder
install the new belt
close every thing
start to work

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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