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How to fix a Simpson Maxidry 1000p?

My brother was repairing his Simpson Maxidry 1000p and the tensioning bracket and spring have come off. He didn't see where it came from and three of us cannot work it out. Is there a picture i can get as he dooes not have internet connection to find out himself.

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  • Murray720 Apr 27, 2009

    I have seen on another website that one end of the idler wheel bracket tensioning spring goes around the electric break-apart gizmo attachedto the outside of the dryer. When the spring comes off, this gizmo pulls apart and cuts the power. It is a white nylon plastic thing, with a wire out each end, and "grooved" to take the spring. The other end goes in one of the 2 holes on the mount bracket. I still need a diagram to see how to route the belt. The triple-groove runs on the motor pulley, and the flat outside seems to run on the idler wheel. April 2009.
    I haven't fixed mine yet



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Idler pulley and spring have come off while cleaning dust from inside cabinet a diagram whould be a great help as Im 500kms from nearest service place simpson maxidry 1000p Ray bushed

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