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Odd perhaps burning smell

Last evening during second half of cycle an odd smell became present. No smoke but the prevailing smell. Finished cycle and removed dishes that were perfectly cleaned. Visually inspected interior but saw nothing out of the norm except the smell was there. This morning looked inside again and smell was faintly still present after leaving it partially opened throughout the night. Is it safe to run again this evening? Is it covered under warranty (03/21/07 purchase date)? Cannot afford major repairs unemployed. Please advise. Your reply appreciated. Mario

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