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Assembly post-belt breakage

Having removed the casing of the machine, the remains of the belt had wrapped around the motor, unpluging wires. Have logically found orange connection and one of the earth wires. However one earth inline cylindrical connection remains. Any ideas where it might be attatched ? Any help would be gratefully received mice

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  • Tass99 Apr 21, 2008

    I have a similar problem with my Zanussi ZWF 1210. The belt got wrapped about the shaft, taking wires with it. I'm left with 1 red & 1 grey wire - unsure where they should go?



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