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George-Allsorts, Senior Appliance Technicial Manager
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Hotpoint Aquarius WF430 washing machine. Drive belt has come

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Hotpoint Aquarius WF430 washing machine. Drive belt has come off. I can force it back on but it runs off to the side of the wheel. Is there a procedure for fitting? Should I get a new belt? is there an underlying problem? Patrick
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

Hello Patrick, my name is George,

Please check two things for me:

  • Can you wobble the pulley?
  • Does the inner-drum lift up/down by hand inside the outer tub without the outer tub moving?

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