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Replacing the belt on an older Eatons Viking Washing machine.

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  • Stinkding May 26, 2008

    I can't find the model # on it anywhere. The make is an Eatons Viking. The belt # that was on there was an 4L-320. We bought that same belt, but we can't figure out how to tighten it around the idler.

  • Stinkding May 26, 2008

    I found the model #. It is 1823E-W. Serial #CB015150

  • Stinkding Jun 01, 2008

    We replaced the belt and now the thermal switch is not working. I can't find a replacement. Is it common for the switch to go?

  • Buck Whyte
    Buck Whyte May 11, 2010

    Do you have the belt allready? if so Give me the model # so I can look at the layout.. I will post you a scan of the diagram if needed with the correct model #

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Sorry I checked everywhere and DO NOT have any diagrams for this model.  their are basically 2 types of tensioners.. the first is a sprung tensioner and the second is a slide tensioner. and Some have a slide bracket on the motor mount itself.. and I would bet this is the kind you have.. check the motor mount to see if there is a way to adjust the motor.. Sorry I couldnt help more

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    Buck Whyte Jun 01, 2008

    Not normally but appliances are fickle..Have you tested the switch? what state are you in? I can direct you to a parts outlet in your area. you can respond to this via email to bigtexan1000@yahoo.com

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TOOLS NEEDED TO SOLVE PROBLEM ARE BELOW.

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1 Unplug the washing machine, and turn off the water supply to the machine. If necessary, remove the water hoses from the back of the washing machine because they may be in the way of the access panel.

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3 Remove the access panel located in the back of the washing machine by unscrewing the screws holding it in place. This allows access to the drive motor.

4 Press on the drive belt that works the agitator. If the belt moves more than 3/4 inch, tighten the belt to fix the spinner problem. If the belt is worn or cracked, replace the belt.

5 Replace the drive motor, if tightening or replacing the drive belt doesn't fix the agitator. Purchase a new drive motor at a wholesale retailer. Disconnect wiring, remove screws holding motor in place and insert new motor. Screw into place, and connect wiring.

6 Check for any black substance leaking under the washing machine. This might indicate a clutch problem, if the washing machine spinner is not working. Contact a professional repairman to replace the clutch.

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Hello.

Washing machines, like any other mechanical device, occasionally needs servicing. A common problem with an older washing machine is that the spinner, or agitator, drain,or stops rotating during wash cycles. Fortunately, most washing machine problems are easy to troubleshoot. Any do-it-your selfer can fix it; here's how.

TOOLS NEEDE TO SOLVE PROBLEM ARE BELOW.

Bucket and rags,Screwdriver,
New drive belt (if necessary),
New drive motor (if necessary).

1 Unplug the washing machine, and turn off the water supply to the machine. If necessary, remove the water hoses from the back of the washing machine because they may be in the way of the access panel.

2 Check that the agitator is seated correctly by opening the lid of the washing machine. If it's loose, pop off the top of the agitator--if there is one--and tighten the bolt that holds the agitator in place. Or, in some models, simply pull straight up and then reset the agitator.

3 Remove the access panel located in the back of the washing machine by unscrewing the screws holding it in place. This allows access to the drive motor.

4 Press on the drive belt that works the agitator. If the belt moves more than 3/4 inch, tighten the belt to fix the spinner problem. If the belt is worn or cracked, replace the belt.

5 Replace the drive motor, if tightening or replacing the drive belt doesn't fix the agitator. Purchase a new drive motor at a wholesale retailer. Disconnect wiring, remove screws holding motor in place and insert new motor. Screw into place, and connect wiring.

6 Check for any black substance leaking under the washing machine. This might indicate a clutch problem, if the washing machine spinner is not working. Contact a professional repairman to replace the clutch.

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TOOLS NEEDE TO SOLVE PROBLEM ARE BELOW.

Bucket and rags,Screwdriver,New drive belt (if necessary),New drive motor (if necessary)

1 Unplug the washing machine, and turn off the water supply to the machine. If necessary, remove the water hoses from the back of the washing machine because they may be in the way of the access panel.

2 Check that the agitator is seated correctly by opening the lid of the washing machine. If it's loose, pop off the top of the agitator--if there is one--and tighten the bolt that holds the agitator in place. Or, in some models, simply pull straight up and then reseat the agitator.

3 Remove the access panel located in the back of the washing machine by unscrewing the screws holding it in place. This allows access to the drive motor.

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5 Replace the drive motor, if tightening or replacing the drive belt doesn't fix the agitator. Purchase a new drive motor at a wholesale retailer. Disconnect wiring, remove screws holding motor in place and insert new motor. Screw into place, and connect wiring.

6 Check for any black substance leaking under the washing machine. This might indicate a clutch problem, if the washing machine spinner is not working. Contact a professional repairman to replace the clutch.

Thanks.

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