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Belt replacement I would like to know how to replace the belt on this machine. I have it, but it won't simply fit over the pulleys, so I gather there is a specific way to fix it. Can anyone help me?

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No specific way, check you have the correct belt otherwise persivere. Regards Advisor

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Welcome to Fixya,

in replacing a belt please follow this step:
  • turn off and unplug your washer.
  • hook the belt first in drive motor pulley. ( a slot where your belt take place on top of the motor and sure that the belt is in place firmly to the slot of the pulley.)
  • start to hook the other end/loop of the belt to the tub pulley in one side of the pulley (it is more efficient in starting to hook the belt from inside to outside rotation.)
  • and hold the belt and rotate inside the pulley of the tub slowly
  • dont let the belt slip outside the slot of the pulley hold it firmly with your hands
  • hold the belt, clip to the slot of the pulley
  • but don't hold the belt alone or don't hold the belt in between of the pulley.
  • hold the belt inside the slot of the pulley in the tub pulley and rotate slowly. until it fix to the slot of the tub pulley.

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