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Um..... not quite sure....

When i was washing clothes the washing machine started to make a squealing noise (continuous), smelled like smoke, and wouldnt drain or spin. took out clothes tried to start a mock load with nothing in, and noise started again after water filled and wouldnt agitate..... what is the possible problem? and solution....

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Re: um..... not quite sure....

Most likely the transmission on the motor has seized and will need to be repaired. Look under the washer, if there is black grease on the floor then its time to replace the motor and/or the transmission. If you have seen smoke then its probably the case.

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