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Do not know hoe to get into the dryer to replace the drum belt

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Unplug the dryer,open the door and take out the two phillips screws holding the door on and remove the other two screws opposite the door screws.remove the door and pull the front of dryer off.now remove the two top 5/16 inch screws and metal Lbrackets,down below them you'll see i think on the right side a screw that's in a hole or in a cutout,those screws are short and the one below it is a long screw on the bottom,don't take out anymore screws than that,on the other side the long screw is on top and the short screw is on the bottom and don't take out anymore screws than that or the bulkhead will separate on you,now pull the bulkhead off and you can replace the belt,when putting it back together just remember the short screws go into the cutout holes and the long screws go in the holes without the cutout.one more thing when you put the bulkhead back on make sure the felt isn't sticking out into the drum opening,if it is use a screw driver and push the felt in with it and push up at the same time and the felt will get pushed back up and behind the drum,run your finger around the drum and you'll be able to feel if the felt is sticking out

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The important part is the routing around the motor and the tensioner pulley.


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It would be a Generic one but would help you.

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

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