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Pictures or directions to fix a belt on the alw880qaw model washer

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1st: (I assume you have of the ront panel and machine is unplugged) Look at the motor. The pump is below it(right). Disconnect the pump hose watch out water is still in the pump. 2nd: Identify the 4 1/2" mounting bolts holding the Motor frame to the washer frame. Take those out. Careful the motor will drop so try to prop it up or cushion it(don't want to break the motor) 3rd: Pull off spring on tensioner pulley(do not lose this). Then take off belt(if not already off) Pull the motor and mount out. 4th: Youu will need some torx bits to remove the pump( I think it is the t-20 or t-25 it's just good to buy a little set of them). It should have three of them. Before you take off the pump look how the belt is orientated to the pump. After you get teh pump off it is easy and self explanatory. Then assemble in reverse except wait to the last to put the belt around the big pulley under the washer tub. Also it can be helpfull to have another person hold the motor as you try to start the 1/2" mounting bolt. Hope this helps you.

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