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Re: Older Style Top Loader Washing Machines
If the image on your posting is correct and model number 2 there is no belt washer is driven by coupler between motor and transmission it could be broke if washer drains but won't agitate or spin ..remove end caps on console by pulling up remove screws on each end of console lift console up and roll back remove clips on each corner and lift cabinet forward and off remove pump clips remove motor clips by removing screws first drop motor remove coupling and replace
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late model washing machines use a direct-drive system to agitate and
spin. They don't use belts or pressure wheels to transfer power and
motion from the motor to the transmission. The motor is coupled
directly to the transmission. If the motor is running and there is no
agitation or spinning of the tub, the culprit is usually a plastic
coupling between the motor and transmission or the transmission itself.
loosen the clamp around the rubber coupling 1/4 " nut driver do not take it off completely just enough to get it off the top of the pump then remove the 3 mounting bolts on the bottom of the pump and install new
Its on the back of machine and after you remove the back cover plate youll see that its very easy to install the new one.You shouldnt have to use any tools to put on the new belt.Just loop it around the motor pulley and around the large tub pulley that you see right in front of you.It may even appear to be too tight while your winding it on the pulleys but its not .
to change the belt you need to remove the pump attatched to the motor. the pump is held on by either spring clamps or in older models, torx (star) screws. I believe the size for the torx screws is #20. slip the belt over the motor pulley and around the tension pulley and finally around the transmission. reinstall the pump and you're good to go.