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Burn Smell (electrical) from my GE WPSE4200A0WW

Hi, My washing machine is running fine. However, during the spin cycle there is a burning smell (electrical). What could possible be going wrong with the washing machine? Thank You for your assistance.

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Re: Burn Smell (electrical) from my GE WPSE4200A0WW

We have the same problem, and found out the the electric motor is running very hot. Replacing the motor seam to cure the problem, but the motor is not inexpensive. $200 to $350.

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Re: Burn Smell (electrical) from my GE WPSE4200A0WW

There are a lot of things could cause the burning smell. Best thing will be to remove the service panel and to try to find out the smell source. Good luck!

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