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I've lost the manual and I can't remember how to change the sand paper belt. There is a lever on the side which I've sort of tried but don't want to pull it too much incase its the wrong thing HELP! Chris

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Pull that lever all the way out, you should see the front wheel pull back and the tension on the belt should release so you can pull the old belt off and put the new one on. Center the new belt on each wheel then push the lever back down. When you first turn the sander on check that the belt is tracking in the center of the wheels. Turn the tracking knob to adjust if necessary.

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