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My maytag washer has a burning smell.

I just bought this washer from a friend and he said that he had no problems with it but when I got home and hooked it up and tried to do a load of laundry, half way through I noticed a burning smell so I checked it out and I didnt see anything but after the washer was done, I went in to put the clothes into the dryer and noticed that they were dripping wet. What could the problem be? Please help!!!

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What model do you have.?It doesn't sound like it was spinning.A frozen pump would make the belt burn and it would leave some water in the tub .

Posted on May 26, 2008

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    Archie Ferrarini May 26, 2008

    This washer if it is around 3-8 years old most likely isn't spinning at all.The brake is probably locking up and if you need more help I'm available & happy to assist you.



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