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A couple nights ago, we loaded the washer the way we normally do, the machine filled, started and a couple minutes later, a burning smell was coming from the machine. I shut it off and unplugged it. After retreiving the fire extinguisher, I plugged the machine in, and started it. It would hum, but nothing else. I have taken the front of the machine off did a visual check, nothing seemed burnt or out of the ordinary. the humming seems to be coming from the plugs that reside on top of the water filling area. Any advice? Does anyone know where i can get parts for the MAV6541aww machine, i'm looking for a water valve....can't seem to find the place except for in the states, and they don't deliver to canada...please help..

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turn off the water and remove the hoses from both the wall and from the back of the machine. check the screens inside of the machines water valve, they are probably clogged. do the same for the hose screens on the other end. replace the hose screens at the wall end and remove the screens from inside the machine. replace hoses and turn the water on and you should be good to go

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

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