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Kenmore dryer belt pulley appears to have come off, belt is loose, pulley found unattached on the floor of dryer - how to fix? [email protected]

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The pully fits in some groves at the bottom of the motor shaft , the pic should help kenmore dryer - 9b7b31e.gif

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The belt is item 30 of this page:

The manual that will help you is here:$FILE/4322260.pdf

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