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Asko Dryer won't spin...need to tighten belt

The belt on my Asko 7003 has been replaced, yet now the dryer won't spin with clothes inside. I'm unsure on how to tighten the belt. Could someone help me with this?
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  • wolverine95 May 07, 2009

    Same problem on my ASKO T700 Electric Dryer. I replaced the belt, but the new belt is slipping too. 


    Is there an adjustment for the tensioner, or something else?

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Does the Motor turn... We have had many motors with bad capacitors .. check the white capacitors for cracks or metal coming out of it...the motors will run with out a load on the but put a few clothes in the drum and they will just hummm..

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Installation Notes: Ribs go against drum

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http://fixitnow.com/wp/2006/05/08/asko-t700-dryer-wheel-drum-and-belt-replacement-instructions/

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What is happening in your case is that the belt is slipping on the drum as it is too loose.
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