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Dryer drum stopped when too wet of clothes were put in. Smells like burnt smell. Dryer turns on and heats. Looked for belt but can't locate in Whirlpool dryer I have front off

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You have to raise up the top and the drum will just pull off the belt is only about a 1/2 inch wide like a piece of leather possibly laying on bottom under drum

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My BaByliss blow dryer smells like burnt when I turn it on and I seen like a spark is it going to work anymore


DRYER SMELLS LIKE BURNING:

Answer:First, Stop using your dryer until this problem is resolved. This is a fire hazard and could cause a fire.
Your issue is more than likely alint build up problem. The lint that comes off of your clothes as you dry them becomes trapped in the dryer itself and in the venting duct that connects from the back of the dryer to the wall.
The first thing to do is todisconnect powerby unplugging the dryer cord from the wall. Slide the dryer away from the wall slowly.Remove the hose ductthat attaches to the back of the dryer. Look inside the hose duct and if you see heavy lint build up, that is most likely your problem. If you have a shop vac vacuum or similar, use the long wand attachment tovacuum out the lintthat is in the duct. The best way to do this is to completely remove the vent duct from the wall and dryer.Vacuum the inside of the ductto clean it out. Alsovacuum in the vent hole in the wallwhere the duct attaches to the wall and remove any lint that may be blocking air flow. Put everything back together and test your dryer to see if the burning smell has been resolved.


NOTE: There may be heavy build up of lint deep in the wall. You can purchase aDryer Vent Cleaning Kitthat may make your job of cleaning the vent much easier. However, it may be best to call a Dryer Vent Cleaning Company as they have the equipment that is needed to remove all lint in the wall that could cause a fire. We know everyone wants to save money and "do it yourself" but when it comes to safety, money should not be an issue.
If the burning smell is still present, you cantake the dryer apartandtry vacuuming out any lintthat may be built up on the inside of the dryer. Do a search for your dryer model name and number onGoogleto see how your particular dryer model is disassembled. If you are not comfortable taking your dryer apart then it is advised to call an appliance repair company as your issue can cause a fire.
There are other reasons for your dryer to have a burning smell. There could be an electrical issue inside your dryer. This may mean that a certain part or electrical board is going bad or is bad. Another common reason for this issue is something is near the heating element inside the dryer and causing the burning smell. If you have an older clothes dryer, it may be possible that the components are past its life span and it is time to purchase a new dryer. If you want your dryer to be looked at by a professional, it may be time to call an appliance repair company to come out and check your dryer.
There are plenty of videos that can help you to determine what may be wrong with your dryer. There are a few videos below that may assist you with troubleshooting and disassembling your dryer.
The belt
In some dryers, a belt turns the drum. This belt can slip off, which can cause it to start melting. Because it is usually made of rubber, it will then produce a very strong, unpleasant burning odor. If your drum is not turning smoothly or properly, and you notice a bad burning smell, your belt is probably damaged.
THE MOTOR
Dryers have motors, and as they age, they can burn out just like any other motor. This causes a very strong burning smell, and your dryer will either not run at all, or it will run poorly and with a lot of noise.
Read more :http://www.ehow.com/list_7173741_causes-burning-smell-dryer.html
Causes of Burning Smell in Your Dryer eHow
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Apr 22, 2016 | BaByliss Dryers

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The motore will run, but it is not spinning. The motor smells hot when it is running and not spinning.


Dryers have a drive belt that turns the clothes drum. If the belt breaks, the drum stops rotating. Then you need to replace the belt.
Here is a link to the belt.

Jan 06, 2011 | Amana ALE443RAW Gas Dryer

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Kenmore 70 dryer smells burnt


There could be dust settled on the motor inside from the few years in storage. Unplug and remove back, with a hoover brush **** off all dust but do this lightly as to not disturb any connections.

Jan 04, 2010 | Kenmore 40494 / 40495 / 40499 Electric...

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Smell after drying


Try drying your clothes without the dryer sheet and see if the smell is still there. If it is not, then the problem is the dryer sheet.
If it is, then you need to describe the smell better. Different people handle smells differently. What smells musty to you may smell fragrant to others.
You need to determine if the smell you don't like is really a musty smell, or is it a fragrance you don't like. Have some friends (not family members) smell the clothes and verify if what you are smelling is musty or fragrant.

It could also be that even though the clothes smell OK out of the washer, that the detergent you are using is the cause.

Dec 16, 2009 | Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer

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My son overloaded the dryer will too-wet clothing. Now the dryer won't started when I push the button. Something smelled a bit burnt. A belt? Something else?


your drum has missaligned. push the front of the drum up back into its grove. The smell you are smelling is the belt. If you are unable to fix it by pushing it up then you will have to remove the front of the dryer and I would replace the belt and the slides

Aug 15, 2009 | Maytag Dryers

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Dryer heats drum does not turn stopped when too wet of clothes were inside. Smells bad too.


1.  Check the tension on the belt pulley.
2.  Check the belt. If it is worn, replace it.
3.  Check the felt around the front of drum (if applicable). Again, if too worn, replace it.
4.  If there is a chirping sound too, check the drum's roller bearings (the look like little wheels. The may need to be replaced too.

Most of these fixes are relatively inexpensive, and parts can be found at your local appliance parts store. (Given the date of this posting, I hope someone else helped prior to me...)

Jul 03, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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Runs hot and smells


YOUR BELT IS PROBABLY BURNING UP

NEED TO REMOVE OUSTIDE HOUSING AND REPLACE

BEFORE TACKLING, HAVE SOMEONE TILT MACHINE BACK AND CHECK THAT NOTHING IS INTERFERING WITH TENSIONER PULLY

May 26, 2009 | Dryers

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Dryer smells of natural gas


Of course, this applies to gas dryers only. If you smell natural gas near your gas dryer, do not light matches or a lighter and don't operate electrical switches or anything that might spark, igniting an explosion. Immediately shut off the gas valve that serves the dryer. If the smell is mild, ventilate the area, wait until the air is clear, and re-light your pilot light. If the smell is strong, move everyone outside, leaving the doors open to ventilate the house. Turn off the gas supply valve --located by the gas meter on the gas inlet pipe-- by rotating the valve one quarter turn with an adjustable wrench. The valve's oblong stem should be perpendicular (at a right angle) to the inlet pipe to stop the flow of gas. Call your gas supplier (or the fire department) from a neighbor's phone or a cellular phone outside the house.

Jan 18, 2006 | AEG T57800 Electric Dryer

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