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When it spin a burning rubber smell is very strong and the wash is not ready for the dryer because it is still very wet. My washer is Maytag model LA810 series 01 serial# 013122 LR Ihave changed the belt (2)underneath and they feel loose and cannot spin the pulleys. one of the belt was crack in two places. Do you think I need a new washer?

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New washer? probably not, but you very well may need a new tensioner pully spring.

Either the new belt is the wrong size, or it is installed improperly, or the tensioner is not providing enough tension to keep the belt tight. Make sure the moving parts are oiled. Sticking parts can also prevent the tensioner from pulling properly.

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