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When the washer enters high speed spin cycle there is a odd noise (thumping) and the tub fills with burning rubber smelling smoke. All other cycles seem to run fine. Could it be the bearings or a bushing I am not aware of?

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    Timothy Powell Oct 20, 2013

    Just wanted to mention that when the problem is occurring no codes are presented. The machine thinks it is working fine.

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Washing machines need belts and spring loaded tensioners. My guess is the belt was slipping and making the smoke... it must have been a large load.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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You can take it back where you got it from or do not use it and it can be the bushing

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

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How old is your washer.

Unfortunately the first techs post is right on target.
Here is an article I just read that may help you make a decision.

Repair or replace
?

When to pull the plug on your old refrigerator

It nearly always makes sense to undertake simple do-it-yourself repairs,
such as replacing a gasket on a refrigerator or a freezer.

Typically, you'll also find a troubleshooting section for more-serious problems
in the owner's manual.

Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model?
The answer depends mostly on the age of your refrigerator,
how much you bought it for,and the cost of the repair.

Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.

If your refrigerator is under warranty or less than four years old (three years for top-freezers),
paying for a repair makes sense.
Note that refrigerators under warranty might require service from a factory-authorized technician;
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When a repair might be a wise choice.

If your refrigerator is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
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Higher energy efficiency is another plus: Energy Star-qualified models made after April 28, 2008,
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When it pays to replace.


The repair costs more than half the price of a comparable new refrigerator.
Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive top-freezer refrigerator
six or more years old or a bottom-freezer or side-by-side eight or more years old.

Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
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Depending on how many clothes are in the washer you may a unbalance error

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