ISSUE: Motor turning but not the belt. I replaced seal, and no more leak (yeah!). Replaced drive belt, due to wear and burn spots. Nothing between tub, but when starting machine, the motor is spinning, but the belt is not turning with it (burn smell). The tension arm appears to be functioning correctly, and spins freely when turned with my hand. The transmission turns by hand with not too much effort. Any thoughts?
ANSWER Randy, You did turn the transmission pulley in both directions, correct. And did you see any debris,dust or shavings, on or in the idler pulley assembly or area ? You may want to remove the assembly, then remove the idler pulley and check for any damage or worn areas on the pulley shaft or inside the idler pulley, on the bearing. If alls OK, you may need to increase the tension on the idler assembly spring.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Monday, September 24, 2012