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maytag mgdb400VQ0 drum belt routing
« on: June 13, 2012, 02:52:10 AM »
I fixed the dryer otherwise but now can't seem to restore the drum belt with any tension. What am I missing?

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Re: maytag mgdb400VQ0 drum belt routing
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2012, 06:24:36 AM »

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Re: maytag mgdb400VQ0 drum belt routing
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2012, 09:35:24 AM »
Your Maytag dryer is manufacture by Whirlpool

The belt around the motor pulley and idler should look like this.



The above photo is from this service manual.
L-82 8178584 Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer Service Repair Manual

I have also attached the page from the service manual the photo is from.
Hope it helps.

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Re: maytag mgdb400VQ0 drum belt routing
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012, 04:17:58 AM »
Indirectly they did. I looked at them all and realized how I needed to apply pressure to the tension spring and kept playing with routing until I figured it out. Including some an additional pic of the results. Thanks for the site and the help! I did reposition the belt a bit after this photo, but the dryer including the dryer are working. I avoided at least $180 in a 'diagnosis' call for a Maytag that is just over a year old. The pulley and belt had came off the blower. Success in the end at the cost of a little research and effort.


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Re: maytag mgdb400VQ0 drum belt routing
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2012, 06:41:40 AM »
Glad you got it figured out, thanks for the update.  O0

 

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