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LG washer 2277 runs fine but gives off a burning rubber smell

LG washer model 2277 runs fine but gives off an odor that, to me, smells like burning rubber. This is not the mildew problem that many have. It is only when the machine is running. My local LG service group said they could not tell me what the problem is because it is still working. They would only be able to fix it when it was really broken! Any idea what could be doing this and what might needs to be fixed?

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It appears your drive belt/coupling has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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