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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2007, 01:51:24 PM »
Well, we loosened the bolt that holds the motor in place and lowered it (although we have the newer style which is completely round and supposed to self adjust).  We were able to run a load and we're going to try another now.  Will let you know if this is a complete success.  Thanks. :D

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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2007, 05:47:28 PM »
That would be great if that is all you needed to do.   O0

Please keep us updated as to how it goes.



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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2007, 04:19:07 PM »
Ok so that didn't help.  One wash and the belt came off during it.  UGH!  Going to take a pic in the back and upload that to you.  Hopefully you'll have some ideas then.  Thanks. :tickedoff:

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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2007, 12:50:10 PM »
Well I didn't even get through the load and it fell off again.  Here are pics of the front and back.  It looks to me like something is wrong in the front with the entire tub but I'm not really sure.

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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2007, 05:35:19 PM »
Looks like you got bad tub bearings.
If you remove the center bolt that holds that big pulley on you will be able to slide that pulley off.

With the pulley out of the way we will be able to see the back side of the bearings better.

Post another photo with the pulley off and will be able to see better what's going on there.
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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2007, 09:17:42 PM »
OK, so I removed the bolt from the back of the large pulley attached to the back of the washer and it still will not come off. Is there something else I need to do?

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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2007, 07:03:42 AM »
The pulley should just pull off the shaft once the bolt has been removed.


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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2007, 08:30:05 AM »
Check the four shocks and make sure one isn't broken. In the last 2 years I've been on two service calls with the only complaint the belt keeps falling off. Both times it was bad bearings.
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Re: Drive Belt Falling off
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2007, 07:12:07 AM »
yardisiak,

Any updates on this?
Did you get it repaired or end up buying a different washer?
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