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My Maytag Top Load Washer was in the beginning of the wash cycle with a large comforter when it began squealing, sounded like from a belt within the machine. I smelled a burning smell and stopped the machine, took the comforter (wrapped up in the washer) out and put the machine on spin. It still persisted with an agitated squeal. Do you know which part would be making this squeal, in order for it to be replaced and is it easy to get to?

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The belt has been ruined. Basically there was to much load on the belt. You will need to replace the belt, maybe a 20 dollar fix and should take no longer then 15 minutes. Just make sure that before you go to the parts house, your remove the old belt and take it with you along with the model and serial number of the machine.

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Testimonial: "That sounds great and sounds like just the solution ~ thank you for suggesting taking the part along with me, would've never thought of that, thanks again!"

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