How to change a washing machine belt

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a washing machine belt
  2.  Unplug the appliance from the mains supply
    Safety First
  3. The tools required, Philips screwdriver PH2 and 13mm socket
    tools required to change a washing machine belt
  4. Remove the back, panel loosen and remove screws using the screw driver
    Remove back cover
  5. On some appliances there maybe locating lugs at the bottom, you will need to detach the back  panel from these.Back panel 2
  6. Slacken off the motor bolts, rotate the drum pulley to assist removing the belt.  (see video for guidance)belt relocation 
  7. With your new belt first locate it on the motor pulley at the bottom.
  8. Locate the belt onto the drum pulley and rotate clockwise to position (see video for guidance)belt tension 
  9. Allow the weight of the washing machine motor to tension the belt.
  10. Relocate the back panel.
    Back panel 2
  11. Retighten the screws and your appliance is now ready for use
    Replace back cover

Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.


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