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Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt
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PartSelect Number PS11746376
Manufacturer Part Number WP8547168
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Drive Belt Specifications

This is the replacement drive belt for your dryer. According to the manufacturer, this belt measures 92.79 inches in length. The drive belt drives the dryer drum. The drive belt should be replaced if it is stretched, worn out, or damaged, and is not driving the drum. The dryer belt is found on the dryer drum. You will need to remove the front panel of your dryer to access of it. Be sure to disconnect power from the dryer before you begin this repair. This belt is sold individually and is an authentic OEM part from the manufacturer.
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Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt

Replacing your Whirlpool Dryer Drive Belt
Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Noisy
This part works with the following products:
Dryer.
This part works with the following products:
Whirlpool, Maytag.
Part# WP8547168 replaces these:
AP6013154, 8547168, WP8547168VP
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Noisy bad bearing on idle
Taken dry a part remove the belt and then the idle replace with new one taken about 30 minutes.
Other Parts Used:
Drive Belt Idler Pulley Arm with Wheel
  • Troy from Homer, GA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Socket set
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Wore bearing, idler pulley.
Unplug dryer from receptial. Poped top off, useing thin bladed screw driver to push tintion springs, while pulling up on lid. removed two no 10 sheet metal screws, useing 1/4 nut driver, this removes loading door by pulling uo 1/4 inch. Removed twi NO 10 sheet metal screws useing 1/4 nut driver, removed front carrage system. Removed belt then tub. Removed idler arm spring useing plires, used 5/8 inch socket removed sholder bolt with arm. Reverced procedure with one execption. Used two by four to hold tub up so belt could be put on, rolled tub to alline belt. Not bad for 70 Years young. Curtiss
Other Parts Used:
Idler Pulley Arm with Wheel Drive Belt
  • Curtiss from Morgan City, LA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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noisy and slow drum speed
1. disconnect power,gas and vent lines
2. pop off top of unit
3. remove front of dryer
4. lay unit on its back
5. remove drum and replace pulley assembly,belt,drum rollers of which it has 2 rear and 2 front
6. reverse above and then remove filter-vent housing and scrape off old seal install new seal
7. re-connect power,gas and vent use again
8. only sad part to whole job was seeing how cheaply whirlpool now makes thier products
Other Parts Used:
Idler Pulley Arm with Wheel Drive Belt SEAL Dryer Drum Support Roller
  • Jeff from Phoenix, AZ
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
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Steve
October 17, 2017
Can you tell me what the exact total length of this dryer belt is?
For model number WED6400SW
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Hi Steve, Thank you for the question. According to the manufacture this belt is 92.79 Inches. Hope this helps!

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