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Washing machine smells like burning rubber!

My washing machine smells like burning rubber and will not start. It only makes a clicking sound after filling with water. The load is not too large and the agitator spins freely. Help!

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    whys my washing machine shutting down and smells like burning rubber its only a year old

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    washing smells of burning rubber

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    has a smell like burning rubber

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    drum will not spin, agitator does not work and have smell of burning rubber

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    it makes out a click sound as it is starting but it not

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    My washing machine timer had a burning smell. I removed it and it is burned internally. I just want to know if I should check anything else before replacing the timer. I don't want the new timer to burn out.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Full of water and makes a buzzing sound.

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Sounds like you have a broken motor coupling while your down to the pump check for something jamming the pump here is the procedure First unplug the washer and turn off the water. If you have a shop vac take the drain hose out of the drain,and through the drain hose vacuum the water out of your washer. If you don't have a shop vac go to the auto parts store and buy a pair of radiator hose clamps . Then facing the washer locate the two screws. They will either be in the front or rear of the control panel and back them out far as you can. Once you have done that pull the control panel slightly forward, and tilt it back on the hinges. Now unplug the lid switch wire but don't forget to plug it back when your done. Next locate at the rear of the washer body the two gold clips then push forward, and take careful note of how they fit. Then pop them out with a screw driver tilt the washer body forward at 45 degree angel and walk forward with the body, and set it down. Now you will see the white pump and motor assembly. You should see two clips holding the pump to the motor pop them off, and pull the pump off the motor shaft. Now if you fell the need to remove the pump use the radiator hose clamp. take them and clamp the hose coming from the tub but its not necessary for the repair. Next disconnect the wiring harness from the motor (note the position of the harness for reassembly). Remove the two 5/16 inch screws from the motor clamps and pop the clamps off. Once that is complete, remove the motor put the new coupling on the motor and transmission shaft. I use a socket and a hammer

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