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My 18 month old kenmore elite oasis quiet pak 2 gas dryer smells as if there were a fire in it!!!!  and ironically, when i noticed the smell i also saw water around the base of the kenmore elite oasis top loading HE washer.  why would the dryer smell as if a fire took place in it? there are no marks inside and i have my vents/ducts cleaned professionally every single year.  could the motor have burned out in such a new machine????

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  • willyheads Jan 12, 2009

    we have been doing laundry for over 2 years with no problems and tonight we went into the laundry room and it smells like a fire is happening in there. The vents have been cleaned, and there is no visible problems, but it still smells terrible.

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Hello plz make sure the gas burner does not have any lint build up on burner assembly inside the machine / plz clean.That usually causes a burnt smell. If there is no error codes on the display and the machines is operating fine you are chasing a ghost. If there is a pump or motor over load an error code should come up on the display.

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