Dryer belt snapped

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

J. From Oakdale, NY

Jan 12, 2008

25 out of 29 people found this instruction helpful

There are a total of six screws that have to be removed to do this job.
Take the lint tray out and remove the first two screws.
Secondly, remove the lower panel in the front of the dryer. You do this by inserting a screwdriver at the top portion and pry it off. Next, loosen the two screws under the top panel in the front of the dryer.
Now take your screwdriver and pry up the top lid of the dryer. The last two screws are in the inside of the front panel. They hold together the front and side panels. Remove them and be sure you have a support for under the dryer drum. (once you remove the front panel, the drum no longer has a way to stay suspended)
(Make sure you disconnect the wires attached to the front door, making note of which wire goes where.)
At this point, You can follow the easy instructions that come with your new belt.
If you have a little mechanical aptitude, this is a very easy project.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

$14.08
In Stock