Noticed nick in drive belt durng inspection and cleaning

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years


Brian From Plainville, CT

Jul 03, 2009

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

Washer was making noise especially when spinning. I took the washer apart to clean it, That is what it really needed. Also adjusted the water level to prevent overflows which caused soap and water to get underneath into the drive belt area as well. During inspection noticed a nick in the drive belt, Although this was not really causing immediate problem wanted to repalce it to prevent problems. Ordered the belt; it came in two days with no special postage. To install, just leaned the washer over on its front on a slight incline. Took old belt off and put new on by turning the big pulley. It is spring tensioned, so no tools. This may be the easiest part repacement I ever did. Took longer to write this paragraph than to repalce the belt.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drive Belt

Part Number: PS2018741

In Stock