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Lg tromm front load washer smells like burning and going to catch fire?

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  • stfrenel Nov 25, 2014

    Hi Lori Brooks, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?

    I believe this machine also can generate steam to clean by. If so, do you operate with the steam function?

    What stage of the cleaning process is the smell evident?

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Unplug the washing machine from your electrical plug immediately, and do not run the washer at all. The longer you run the machine with smoke coming out of it, the more expensive will be the repairs. Not only that, but, you could have smoke damage, and cause yourself health problems by breathing in the toxic smoke. Your question can only be answered by physically inspecting the machine. Please have it serviced by a qualified service technician.

Posted on May 14, 2015

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SOURCE: washer smells bad

There is a door on the bottom og this machine, I opened the door to find a little spot, I placed a bowel under the spout and opened it, drained all of the liquid out and this problem stopped! I also ran the machine on hot water with bleach after I emptied this resevoir. How often you do laundry will determine how often you must empty it. For me, once every 6-8 months does the trick!

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Why won't the drum spin on my LG Tromm front load washer?

I had the same problem and it was a bad sensor assembly (#6501KW2002A). You can order
it from an online electronics store (www.mcminone.com). Cost is approx. $20.

I fixed it based on a thread from 2007:
See http://www.fixya.com/support/t159708-lg_washer_wm1832c

But, here's what I did:
1. Unplug the machine.
2. Take off the back plate that has 4 small screws.
3. Unscrew the big bolt in the middle.
4. Take off the hubcap looking part the bolt was securing.
5. Unclip the two sets of wires on the bottom of the circle you are looking at
(the set of wires to the right are connected to the sensor assembly you want to replace).
6. Unscrew the 6 smaller bolts to take off the circular piece that the sensor assembly is snapped to.
7. Mark with a pen where the sensor attaches so you know where to snap the new one.
8. Unclip the old sensor assembly and clip on the new one
9. Reassemble.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: front load washer leak

This could be the rubber seal or the door lock. If the door lock is not pulling it tightly closed then it needs to be replaced. Check the seal really closely and make sure there are not cracks and it does not look deformed

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: lg tromm front load dryer dlg5988w

dryer has two fuses check both circuit breakers one is for heating the other is for the plug this fixed my front load lg this gives you the heat that you need to dry your clothes

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Front bottom leak from my LG TROMM HE Washer

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  • Try these:
  1. Inspect the water supply connections
  2. Inspect the drain hose
  3. Inspect the water pump
  4. Inspect outer tub for cracks or corrosion
  5. Inspect the tub seal
  6. Inspect the tub bearing
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