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Whirlpool Idler Pulley Replacement

Another engineering ?marvel? from Whirlpool....

Many of the newer Whirlpool built Roper dryers ( there may be other brand names ) have a "slide" to keep tension of the drum belt instead of the wheel on the bracket like the older ones did.. This slide has given troubles of being noisy, grinding away at the belt and wrecking the belt, #53.....

Whirlpool dryer exploded view

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If the tension slide gives you problems...it can be removed and the more reliable....

idler pulley 691366

....older style idler pulley can be installed in it's place.


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