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The washer doesn't spin and we are smelling burning belt

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YES YOU ARE. THIS BELT WENT THROUGH NUMEROUS REVISIONS. THIS IS THE MOST COMMON REPAIR. ALSO SOMETIMES VERY RARE THERE COULD BE A WATER LEAK AND GOT THE BELT WET AND THEN THE MOTOR PULLEY SMOKED IT UP.

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The belt broke and we do not know how to replace it.

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SOURCE: My washer spins very slowly on spin cycle, almost

if the smell is like burning rubber the belt is stretched and needs replacing
if the motor is at fault the smell will be a foul odor instead.
replace the motor if you can smell the insides of it having that smell

Posted on Nov 18, 2010

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