Question about Dryers
The belt has broken and I have taken the machine apart to retrieve the broken belt. I now need to put the new belt in but not sure how to do it correctly. Can you help or point me towards some instructions please
It is an easy enough repair with little need for tools.
Unplug the dryer first. Remove the top via the 3 screws at the back. then carry on and remove the back panel. It maybe easier to disconnect the mains plug on the inside of the machine (top left if looking from the back)
remove the other screws at the rear holding the drum in.
You can then remove the screws holding the fan cover in and just put a slight bit of force on pulling the plastic housing and push the retaining tabs down on the fan housing - that will come off.
To remove the fan I was able to to pull mine - but some say you need to remove the circlip - I am not sure if this is true - anyway you can take the fan out and gain access to the motor.
Fit the new belt over the drum (ridges down). and then you will need about six hands but you need to fit it onto the metal rod coming from the motor. this need to be fitted inbetween the tensioning rollers. Had to describe but easy to see when looking at it - basically you need to pull the wheels apart and fit the belt inbetween then.
Re-assamble it all and hey presto it works.
Posted on Apr 14, 2013
Hi i just fitted a belt to this tuble dryer, you have to take the bak off and the inside back off, lift out the drum and at the bottom there's a fan, take it all out and your left with the tensioner's and the mental rod, fit the belt on to the rod and sperate the tensioner's to pull the belt through the middle of the tensioner's, put the drum back on and fit the belt onto the drum, thenfit the rest, fan, etc.. tht should be it.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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