How To Replace the Belt on a Washing Machine

If your washing machine is not spinning correctly or at all, there may be a problem with the belt. An old washing machine belt can sometimes slip from its position or even snap. This video shows you how to remove and replace a washing machine belt.

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Video Transcript: How To Replace the Belt on a Washing Machine


Welcome to Buyspares. This video will show you how to replace the belt on your washing machine.

IMPORTANT: BEFORE REPLACING A PART IN ANY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE, YOU MUST ENSURE THAT THE APPLIANCE IS FIRST UNPLUGGED FROM THE MAINS.

If you washing machine drum stop spinning it may be that the belt has snapped or come off.

To get to the belt you need to remove the back panel by removing these screws.

Take the belt and loop it around the pulley which is down the back of the washing machine on the inside.

Loop the belt all the way round the drum pulley turning it to get it fully in place.

Once the belts securely in place you can replace the back panel screw it back on and the job is done.

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Note: When removing the inspection cover for access to the belt it is worth remembering some of the edges of the covers can be very sharp.

Take care when removing and handling, as these edges can cause significant cuts, wear gloves if possible to prevent injury.

Use a washing machine cleaner to remove mould, bacteria and stop smells from building up

* All information provided is a guide only. BuySpares accepts no liability for any problems occurred while attempting any advice shown. If in any doubt contact a qualified repair service.

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