Broken Belt

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Edward From Kensington, CT

Jun 24, 2008

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I lifted the top of the dryer by pulling out and up on the front end - over the two clips holding it to the front panel. The front cover was next. I removed this by removing the two screws holding it to the drum (located inside the door), then I lifted the front panel up and off the clips holding it at the bottom.
I then laid the dryer on it's back. This keeps the drum in place and makes it easier to install the new belt. I put the belt on, following the instructions provided with the belt. Very easy.
While it was disassembled I vacuumed out the insides and found about $5 worth of change.
I reassembled the dryer (working backwords from above) and fired it up with no problems.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

$13.44
In Stock