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It can be a very stressful situation when your washing machine stops spinning. One option is to call an appliance expert, but this often involves spending excessive money on labor. Instead, this easy to follow guide will go over the steps required to replace the drive belt in your Maytag Bravos washer. It is a fairly quick fix taking only around 20 minutes to complete once the tools required (listed in the tools section) are obtained. Visuals are also provided to help ensure those of any skill level can perform this fix.

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  1. Disconnect the power supply from your Maytag Bravos washer. Following this, pull the device approximately 2 feet away from the wall.
    • Disconnect the power supply from your Maytag Bravos washer. Following this, pull the device approximately 2 feet away from the wall.

  2. This step may be easier with two people. Gently rest the washing machine against a wall or hard surface to keep it slightly elevated. This is important as you will need access to the underside of the machine for the following step.
    • This step may be easier with two people.

    • Gently rest the washing machine against a wall or hard surface to keep it slightly elevated. This is important as you will need access to the underside of the machine for the following step.

  3. Have your 1/4-inch drive ratchet ready for the following step.
    • Have your 1/4-inch drive ratchet ready for the following step.

  4. Have someone carefully watch over the washing machine and make sure it is firmly rested against the wall to prevent injury. Under the washing machine you will see a plastic cover over the drive belt. To remove this use your 1/4" drive ratchet.
    • Have someone carefully watch over the washing machine and make sure it is firmly rested against the wall to prevent injury.

    • Under the washing machine you will see a plastic cover over the drive belt. To remove this use your 1/4" drive ratchet.

  5. Following the removal of the cover, place the bolts inside the cover and place to the side somewhere safe.
    • Following the removal of the cover, place the bolts inside the cover and place to the side somewhere safe.

  6. Following removal of the cover you will see the drive belt roped around two  cogs.
    • Following removal of the cover you will see the drive belt roped around two cogs.

    • The belt is fairly elastic and easy to remove. Remove the drive belt gently and replace with the new belt.

  7. Reattach the drive belt cover using your 1/4" drive ratchet.
    • Reattach the drive belt cover using your 1/4" drive ratchet.

  8. Gently rest the washing machine back against the wall and reconnect all power supply. Gently rest the washing machine back against the wall and reconnect all power supply.
    • Gently rest the washing machine back against the wall and reconnect all power supply.

Conclusione

To replace your drive belt in your Maytag Bravos washer follow this simple 8 step guide.

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