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How can l put back a fallen belt from my hotpoint washing machine?

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Basically you have to open up the rear access panel and first place the belt on the motor and then starting from the right hand of the drive wheel, place onto it and hold with your hand whilst turing the drum wheel with the other hand and this gradually should put it back on. Just like you put a bicycle chain on.

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

  • Trickster07 Sep 15, 2010

    Be patient and protect your hands with gloves, forearms need protecting too.

  • rudy78 Oct 18, 2010

    I have the same problem . however I cant seen to locate the screws that hold the backpanel in place. actually it seems that the backpanel and side panels are one solid panel..

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