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Changing a dryer belt

Hi I need help to figure out how to change the belt on the fridgidaire heavy duty dryer. Got a new belt but the back of the dryer seems to be welded to the drum.. how do I get the belt around the drum and down to the spinner?

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Unplug the drier pull it out from the wall about a foot facing the drier take a small putty knife and insert it about 3" from the edge push the knife in till you feel the spring clip push in on it and lift the top then repeat that on the other side fold the top back till it leans against the wall look in the drier on the front edge of the front door panel there are two 5\16 in screws there remove them and un plug the light switch and the door switch assembly .grasp the front door panel and give it a quick snap forward to disengage the retaining clips and the door from the drum remove the door .Lay on the floor reach in and remove the belt from the idler pulley and blower motor pulley .and put yours on

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