Broken belt

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Michael From Woodbury, MN

Aug 07, 2008

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Pry up front of top and lay back. Remove two 1/4" srews at top corners. The front of dryer will then swing to the right. The drumb will lift out easily. Remove broken belt. Inspect the drum rollers on the back wall. Replace if loose or not turning. Mine needed replacement. The assembly part is not easy. You need the drum in place and after it is in place you can't get the belt on. After 8 tries I got smart and made a prop to hold the idler pully up, then put the belt in place and let the pully down slowly. It worked! Put the front back on and the 2 screws and pop the top back down. Also it is a good idea to unplug the electric cord and turn off the gas (if app).

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

Part Number: PS346995

In Stock