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I took out my GE Dryer drum so I could replace the heating element. Had no problems pulling the drum out and releasing the belt. Got the new heating element in and now I can't get the drum to slide back in and seat properly. That shaft goes in and it seems to be aligned properly but the front of the drum is resting on the motor and it doesn't rotate freely. I have the belt hooked back up properly and everything seems to be reassembled. I tried for 2 hours twisting and turning, pulling the drum back off and on. Should there be some sort of locking sound or snap when it seated properly? Very frustrated... Thanks for your help! John

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Hey John...
Go to this website and it has some pictures of the routing of the belt, maybe you have it routed wrong. I hope this helps... www.applianceaid.com/images/belt-config.JPG
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