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When we plugged up our leisure hot tub it smelled like plastic bu

When we plugged up our leisure hot tub it smelled like plastic wires burning but we did not find anything burning. on our proshield control panal there is a plug missing it is the third one down on the left side. what is this plug for and is it needed. also we bought the hot tub used. also can we get troubleshooting advice for the proshield control panal and for the hayward pump. all advice will be helpfull. thank you

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Tub bearings get worse, if they faulty, the machine would be noisy and getting louder. Sudden burning smells usually mean an electrical failure of a component but if this has stopped and the machine is working properly, its possible that something has got caught up in the rim of the tub or gasket area and during spin it has got "burnt" by being dragged around the edge. Have a close look at your clothes that were washed on that day for signs of burning or damage and around the top at leading edges of the tub for signs of melting or damage.

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This was all caused by a sock that got in between the outer/inner tub and went to the lowest part of the drain and finally blocked things so a leak was created and water dripped into the motor and caused a burn out.

To repair, bail water out of washer and unplug the washer. Tip machine back so you can see the motor/white plastic housing unit (pump) on bottom of washer. Where this unit attaches to the bottom of the washer, look for a clip/tab that you can pull with your finger (like a childproof cap) and twist the unit off the machine and unplug the connectors (there are 2). Once this unit is removed, you will see a quarter-sized hole into the bottom of the wash tub. this is where i found the elusive SOCK and pulled it through the hole.

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Does it the first time you have this bad smell and for how long do you use this machine in its cuurent location ? Try to run an empty machine cycle with a quart of vinegar to clean the tub and pump. Let me know if it solve your problem ? Good luck !

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