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How to fit a belt on a Aquarius WF240 washing machine

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Remove the lower rear panel of the washer and the top cover also.
Tilt the washer forward, and from the top fit the belt round the motor pulley first, and slowly feed it round the drum pulley, turning the drum pulley at the same time.
Watch your fingers as the belt will be very tight and difficult to get round the pulley.
but this is the best way to do it, trust me on this.
If it comes off, just start again., once you have the belt on, you can then easily align it up properly on the 2 pulleys.

Posted on Feb 19, 2011

Testimonial: "Good advice about tilting the machine forward, this gives you a little bit more working room which is still very tight.Thanks"

  • davo barg Mar 03, 2011

    We were trying for hours to crowbar the belt onto the pulleys.. we tried the advice above and it went on in seconds! Thanks!

  • p_gunn666 Apr 15, 2011

    tried for hours to get this belt on,lots of swearing and cut fingers,tried your advise,went on in seconds,thank u so much

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