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Agitator spins slowly and wont drain water-slight burning smell when operating

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Hi, Th smell is most likely the belt. If the washer is not draining, the pump could be locked up and this will cause the belt to smell.
The pump is located underneath rear right corner. If you set the drain hose itno abucket and get the water out. you can tip the washer back and see if the pump is froze. I see you posted this premium but I didn't get to it in time cause I was asnwering this.
Hope it helps

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