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My washer Kenmore top loader washer(two Years old) started smoking but did not smell like smoke it smelled like chemicals. the smoke filled the whole house and took three hours to clear out. A firefighter told me that there was no evidence that the washer caught on fire and the smoke smelled like what comes out of a air bag in a car when it goes off. inside the washer a white powder was on the clothes.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Stackable Washer/Dryer

THIS COULD BE THE MOTOR IF IT IS UNDER WARRANTY LET THEM PAY FOR THE REPAIRS

Posted on Feb 01, 2008

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Use the Whirlpool affresh tablets. Use all three the first time in hot water on the longest cycle. Then use one a month in hot water ect. and it will keep your washer smelling better.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag, top-loading, about 13 years old; had load

lean it back and look at the belts.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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run 3 cups of bleach on high water setting with hot selected as water temp, repeat as ness to eleminate odor

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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SOURCE: I started washing clothes last night and once it

your belt has failed . replace the drive belt from the motor to the transmission and pump.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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