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Miele T-9800 Dryer Belt issue

Posted by hutchlake (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 5, 13 at 16:24

Anybody ever change the drum belt? Have any tips?

Thanks
Vince


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RE: Miele T-9800 Dryer Belt issue

Get the service manual (it's floating around the web). You'll likely have to take off the sides too (not a big deal). On the T9800 there were several revisions including: a different thickness felt gasket (thought to have created too much drum drag and maybe the reason your belt failed so soon); a different fan impeller design for reduced noise and increased airflow; a different lint filter screen to allow more airflow.


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RE: Miele T-9800 Dryer Belt issue

Fahrenheit, any idea where that service man could be found? Everything I'm finding leads me to "user" manual...i have the sides off ...I did find a small screw that looks like it stabilizes the motor is missing...so I'm guessing that put a lot of strain on the belt allowing the belt to move around too much...I'm guessing I just need to remove the screws that hold drum in and try and slip belt in...darn high end machines...haha


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RE: Miele T-9800 Dryer Belt issue

Search for:
TECHNICAL INFORMATION T 980x and T 982x Dryers (US Models)
and you'll see the pdf docs


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