Part Location Diagram of 661570V Whirlpool Drive Belt
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Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt
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Drive Belt 661570V

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PartSelect Number PS11722115
Manufacturer Part Number 661570V
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Drive Belt Specifications

The Drive Belt is a 93 1/2" belt which wraps around the dryer drum to allow tension and movement. If broken the dryer will not turn properly, or there may be loud noises. The part is rated as "medium" difficulty to install. Refer to your model number and user manual to ensure this part is correct for you. To complete this repair you will need a Phillips screwdriver, 1/4 inch nut driver, a putty knife, and a pair of needle nose pliers. Ensure you disconnect your power to the dryer before beginning this repair, which should take between 30 and 60 minutes maximum to complete.
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Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt

Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt
Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Noisy | Drum Not Spinning | Won’t Start
This part works with the following products:
Dryer, Washer Dryer Combo.
This part works with the following products:
Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid.
Part# 661570V replaces these:
AP5983729, 3387610, 3389728, 3393999, 661570
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Dryer was Noisy
I simply followed the video and apart from a couple of areas that were not relevant to my model, everything went exactly as illustrated. The video is excellent and made the repair so easy.

The only issue I experienced was being short two rollers, as the parts diagram did not clearly show that there were two rollers in the back and two in the front.

A kit, with its own part number should be prepared that would show 4 rollers and belt as the recommended required parts.

It was an easy fix, I just did half the install a second time.
Other Parts Used:
Dryer Drum Support Roller Idler Pulley with Bracket Drive Belt
  • Doug from HARRODSBURG, KY
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Socket set
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Loud Dryer
Please do not buy parts from Parts Select. My order was not shipped the next day (as advertised on the web site), but instead 3 days later. I paid an extra couple of dollars for expedited shipping, which did made no difference (except for a couple of extra dollars for Parts Select to pocket).

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I ended having to buy another part (the igniter). I found a different vendor with better prices and a commitment to satisfying customers. I got my part in 3 days for cheaper shipping than the starting point of Parts Select shipping. So I guess I should thank Parts Select for forcing me to look elsewhere because I found a better place with better prices and better shipping and better customer service!
Other Parts Used:
Spring Idler Pulley with Bracket Drive Belt
  • Rod from YORBA LINDA, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
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Belt was raffling and there was aloud knocking sound
Removed the screws replaced the belt and lubricated the wheels and that fixed my Knocking and it runs like when I first got it
  • Genette from CLEVELAND, MS
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Socket set
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Replace heating element and belt
Replaced heating element and went ahead and replaced the belt since the dryer was coming apart and belt taken off also. I used the parts select video and paused the video through each step to complete each step. There videos are great for this and as long as you pause and do each step per the video it is quite easy. I Highly recommend doing each step one at a time as I did not have a problem. Thanks for great repair videos.
Other Parts Used:
Dryer Heater Element Drive Belt
  • James from LAFAYETTE, TN
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Socket set
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Broken belt
Disconnect gas line and vent hose,removed top and back covers to install belt.
  • Robert from CALIFORNIA, MO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
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The belt you sent was too short
I disassembled the dryer, replaced the pulley (which was noisy), and the belt.reassembled, only to find out that the drum would not turn freely. checked all my procedures and kept having the same problem. Finally after 3 frustrating hours, I took the back off and noticed that idler arm was tight against the motor shaft, because the too short belt didn't allow for the clearance needed. Had too take everything apart ,another hour, went and found one at our local repair shop, reinstalled everything , after another two hours runs fine. would appreciate a refund. And please check your part numbers in the future. Would hate to have someone else go through what i experienced.
Other Parts Used:
Drive Belt Idler Pulley
  • Larry from Middlebury, IN
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
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The belt broke
It was a lot easier then I thought. Just watch the tutorial of how to fix it on this website and you wont have a problem.
  • Micah L from PORT ORANGE, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Socket set
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Belt Broken
Watched video & took my time. It went easy
  • Gus from RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers
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Unit not spent
Just replaced part
Other Parts Used:
Blower Wheel Blower Housing Seal Drive Belt Drive Motor with Threaded Shaft - 120V 60Hz Idler Pulley
  • Boonkham from SMYRNA, TN
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
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We had a broken belt.
Looked it up on YouTube. It told me to take the front panel off. I did, changed the belt, put the panel back on and it works perfectly. The part came in the time it was supposed to and it was the correct part. Thanks.
  • Robin from HARRISBURG, NC
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Hector
November 11, 2017
Will this belt fit my Whirlpool duet dryer
For model number Wed9150ww0
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Hi Hector, Thank you for the question.Checking the model number I can confirm this belt is the correct part for your appliance.The belt is 93 1/2 inches long, 4 ribs 3 grooves. Please see the link below to our video on how to install the belt.Good luck with the repair! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whFYs7Tg9Uw

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Gavin
April 11, 2018
Im replacing the belt on this Kenmore 90 series and i can see on the old belt the part # is stamped.....3387610 and maybe (435et) after that. apparently the new part number is ps11722115 and replaces that old belt/part #. i do notice in the description it says there are 3 grooves and 4 ribs, but i am counting 4 grooves and 5 total ribs on this old belt. i assume im counting correctly.....a rib on each edge and then 3 ribs inbetween, totalling 5. ...which of course makes 4 grooves total. am i missing something or as long as the new one has as many or less than the old one, it will seat just fine on the grooves/ribs of the motor shaft like its meant to, correct? maybe i just should go with what is matched up with what i entered and what was given as the new part # and replacement., although im without the dryer and want to try and get the correct parts the first time. also, for the same dryer model, the lint screen foam seal that is attached to the inside of the screen housing is ripped. the one on the blower motor cover is fine but the seal that should keep lint from getting out of the screen housing and into the cabinet and be blown directly out to vent pipe is the one i need. can i not just use the same exact foam strips that are used as weather stripping on a door as long as it compresses and is tight seal? unless its a special heat resistant foam or something, that alternative is ok, right? thanks , sorry so long.
For model number 96590120
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Hello Gavin, thank you for your question. Yes, the correct belt that the manufacturer recommends for your specific appliance model is part number Drive Belt 661570V. I don't believe they count the first rib when giving description of the belt. Either way, per you model information this is the right belt and will work with your unit. The lint screen foam seal is part number Seal, Outlet Housing part number WP697813. This is a specific piece of foam material that is made specifically for dryers, and should be used for this repair. It is made of a heat resistant material. I hope this helps!

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Ken
March 7, 2018
The video included in the part for the belt replacement does not show my dryer.
For model number WGD9200SQ0
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Hello Ken, thank you for your question. The video might have been shot with a different appliance, but the overall installation should be the same. This belt is used on multiple models and, visually speaking, might look different. Per your model, this part number Drive Belt 661570V is the exact replacement part. I hope this helps!

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Leon
March 12, 2018
I have a electric dryer an i want to put the belt back on, if you have one video to play so i can see the instructions.
For model number medc400vw0
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Hi Leon, Thank you for your question. There is a video listed on the webpage with the belt that you have referenced in your question to us that you may reference on how to install it. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Dianne
March 28, 2018
Do you have a video on how to install the drive belt?
For model number WED5600XW0
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Hi Dianne, Thank you for your question. Yes, it is listed just above the Q&A on the part information page. Here is the link: https://youtu.be/whFYs7Tg9Uw . I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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Jeremy
February 6, 2018
Our dryer turns on, heats up, and the motor hums. I ordered a new motor, idler pulley, and belt. After installing the new items, nothing happens when i push start. No motor humming or heat. What direction should i begin looking at?
For model number MED9700SB0
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Hi Jeremy, Thank you for your question. If the dryer is not starting, you will need to check the internal bias thermostat, the electronic control board, the door switch, the high limit thermostat and the fuse. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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CECILIA
October 31, 2017
Do you have a video or instruction on how to change the drive belt on the dryer ?
For model number LTE6234DQ2
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Hi Cecilia, Thank you for the question. Please see the link below for the video. Good luck with the repair! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whFYs7Tg9Uw

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Judi
November 4, 2017
My dryer stopped running,we opened the top and front and found the belt was broken. If we just replace the belt can we be sure the dryer will run or do we have to check something else? Judi
For model number GEQ9800LW1
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Hi Judi, Thank you for the question. I suggest checking the pulley on the motor and the Idler pulley. As long as there was no damage tot he pulleys when the belt broke you should be fine replacing just the belt.Hope this helps!

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Irwin
September 2, 2019
Will this belt work for the Bosch clothes dryer #wtb86200uc/01.
For model number WTB86200UC/01
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Hello Irwin, thank you for inquiring. It is not shown as compatible to your model. The replacement for your model is Drive Belt part number PS8726307. Good luck with your repair!

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Anne
November 8, 2017
How do you replace a belt in a stack dryer, what is the felt like belt around the drum, mine appears to be shredding. Primary symptom, loud thumbing noise while drying but still works.
For model number WET3300SQ2
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Hi Anne, Thank you for the question. The belt for your model number is PartSelect Number: PS11722115. The felt seal at the front and back of the drum is Part Number: PS970088 and this prevents the drum from rubbing. Here is a link to the video we have for installing the belt. Hope this helps! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whFYs7Tg9Uw

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