How Do I Replace a Dryer Belt Idler Pully?

Answer The idler pulley in your dryer helps pull the drum belt, allowing the motor to rotate the drum and tumble your clothes. The pulley is attached to the idler arm, which is in turn attached to the mot... Read More »

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Instructions on Replacing Dryer Belt and Idler Arm for a Maytag Electric Dryer?

The idler arm in a Maytag dryer creates tension in the drum belt, keeping the belt tight on the drum and motor pulley. Over time, the arm may start to wear down and need replacing. A worn-out idler... Read More »

How to Replace a Belt Tensioner Pully?

The belt tensioner pulley is attached to the belt tensioner, which is a spring-loaded component that applies the proper amount of tension to the belt while the engine is running. The belt travels u... Read More »

How to Replace a Serpentine Belt Adjuster Pully?

Serpentine belt tensioner and idler pulleys use a sealed bearing, and when the bearing goes bad, it cannot be replaced. Instead, the entire pulley must be removed and replaced. Since most serpentin... Read More »

How to Replace the Idler Pulley in My Kenmore Series 80 Dryer?

When replacing the dryer belt on your Kenmore 80 series dryer, you may find that the idler pulley needs replacing. Unfortunately you don't find this out until you already have the dryer apart and e... Read More »