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LOUD NOISE AND BURNING SMELL

I have a maytag quiet series 100. Whenever i turn it on it makes a VERY loud noise and then smells like something maybe burning? My husband did see smoke once but not since. Should we buy a new dryer or can it be fixed?? HELP!

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How old is this dryer? If it is older that 15 years get a new one. You don't want to deal with the headaches. The motor may be going bad on it and the wiring could be melting. I assume it is not working now. Have him check the breakers. Make sure the connections are o.k. in the back. Clean out the lint piping and look for lint underneath it as well.

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