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Burning smell and smoke from motor

I Have Replaced The Motor (new One) And Still Grtting The Smell And Smoke From Thr Motor Plz Help Y .the drum is empty even with out the belt on it only the motor running there is burning smell and smoke from the motor

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  • fychohan Nov 26, 2008

    were is the transmission located and what do u suggest i do remember the motor is by it self i mean no belt.

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Sounds like the transmission is jammed.  This will cause the motor to bog and burn.  

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