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Post# 1030130   4/17/2019 at 14:40 by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        

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I'm wondering if anyone has replaced theirs, or if there is a resource for actual belt numbers or dimensions?

I removed them and brought them to a large auto parts place. The belts I got were "slightly" wider. I couldn't get them to work. Thank goodness I can return them.

I'm always hesitant to go to an appliance parts store because they are usually so anal about part numbers.

Any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks!

Guy






Post# 1030131 , Reply# 1   4/17/2019 at 14:58 by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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For exact original size Westinghouse Laundromat washer replacement drive belts use these...

Motor to Speed Change Unit: 4L270 <<<-Click to view belt
Speed Changer to Wash Drum Pulley 4L430 <<<-Click to view belt

New belts will require a belt adjustment as outlined in the service manual.


Opps edit, I just realized you meant the Dryer (D8)...
Motor to Idler 3L380
Idler to Basket 3L420





This post was last edited 04/17/2019 at 16:03
Post# 1030149 , Reply# 2   4/17/2019 at 19:53 by Northwesty (Renton, WA)        
I

did to to an auto parts store to replace mine once. Seems like they might have been a little wider... but they worked.



Post# 1030198 , Reply# 3   4/18/2019 at 11:52 by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        
Thanks Robert

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I've ordered them, and you made it so easy including the links! Have a great Easter weekend!

Guy


Post# 1030210 , Reply# 4   4/18/2019 at 15:45 by sfh074 ( )        
I always get mine from D&D on fleabay. Great quality.

Less expensive too...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/D-D-PowerDrive-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/D-D-PowerDrive-...

He also has most of them in the kevlar wrapped cloth as well which makes for less wear, less rubber dust and runs quieter as well!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/D-D-PowerDrive-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/D-D-PowerDrive-...


Post# 1031219 , Reply# 5   4/29/2019 at 13:22 by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        
Thanks again Robert!

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The belts just arrived, and they were a perfect fit! The dryer seems quieter now, too!

Guy


Post# 1031222 , Reply# 6   4/29/2019 at 13:52 by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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Yay! Glad it worked well Guy, happy quieter drying!




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