How do you check a Maytag dryer belt
Aug 17, 2021 Thereof, How do you tighten the belt on a Maytag dryer? A high pitched squeal coming from your Maytag dryer is a sign of a loose belt. Unlike a belt in your car, the Maytag dryer belt cannot be tightened. To tighten a belt on a Maytag dryer you will have to replace it.. A belt will wear out prematurely if the idler pulley is not moving freely.