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Belt Keeps Breaking

The belt on my stackable washer/dryer combo keeps wearing down and eventually breaking. I replace the belt about once a month. What could be causing the belt to wear down so quickly?

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  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    I had my belt replaced on my samsung dryer two months ago, and it snapped again! my dryer is an import, and it's not cheap to fix :( could it have to do with the pulleys?

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Just thought I'd comment that we also have a Samsung dryer.  Replaced the belt 1 month ago - and now it's broken again!!  Maybe a fault with the dryer.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    i have an amena, i have replaced the belt three times since the first time it snaped...



    its like the pully dosent hold the belt tightly and then spins, burns, and snaps the belt...



    i just replaced it friday...and when washing three towels and a small cover its broke again..



    is the replacement belt i am getting to big or just a hair to big...i even put a bigger spring on the tension pully to put more tention on the belt to stop make the belt hold tighter and not snap..WTF is wrong!!

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Maybe it cause a too tied belt.

Posted on Jul 23, 2007

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Check that the new belt corresponds to your model. If it is ok, maybe there is problem with pulley itself or you need new bearings.
Check and replace if necessary.

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