Broken drive belt

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set

Gary From Baltimore, MD

Jan 14, 2010

1 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

After removing the cover to the motor assembly, I determined that the problem was that the old drive belt had broken. It probably was more than 20 years old. I originally thought that the size was no longer available because the old belt had stretched about two inches, but, after reading the repair stories on the PartsSelect Website, I decided to try the 25 3/8" belt. It worked great! After a few tries I was able to stretch the belt across the two pulleys without having to loosen anything. After applying the silicon grease, the dishwasher worked as good as new. The most difficult aspect of the job was having to work in such a small space. The most time-consuming part of the job was removing and then replacing the access cover, but the job overall was quite easy.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Clear Belt

Part Number: PS2347264

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