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About two days ago I started a load of laundry in my Samsung dv410aew/xaa electric dryer. About 10 minutes later I started smelling a burning smell like the dryer was going to catch fire. I checked the lent filter and back hose and both looked clean. I am clueless as to what this could be.

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SOURCE: Duet Dryer

burning smell would be coming on the coil of an electric dryer. the coils could have catch some lint that produces that distict burning smell..

i hope i was able to solve you problem..

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Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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you can unplug the unit , and reomve the lower aces panel (3 screws along the front bottom of unit) youll probalby see an excess of lint built up in which case you can vacuum it out, and then check/clean and or replace your dryer vent

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Dryer smells like its burning

the burning smell may be caused by a belt some have a look at the belt

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: My dryer smells like smoke

just ry to run in on air dry for a while mayee wth dryersheets. charcoal and baking soda are also good at absorbing smell if you can find a way to implement them maybee baking sod box in dryer not running

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: LG TROMM DRYER DLE5977 Burning Smell

It is a POS dryer, we have the same one. My suggestion get another dryer. We vacuumed it all out (don't you have a problem with the lint catcher?) Then it started loud pounding noise, which a lot of people seem to have the same problem, then our sensor went out and we had to dry the clothes 5-10 x's...now crack in stainless steel drum and is chewing up all our expensive clothes!

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

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