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Have a burning smell ,coming from the machine ,also the machine trips out ,won't drain either unless I spin the little motor by hand under the wash bowl,thanks

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Hi just read your posting.Now did you notice any corrosion on the pump?Was the burning smell coming from the pump?Could you please confirm the model number of your machine for me.Try not to use the machine until this fault is rectified as the control module might become faulty and then the repair will be expensive.Please reply with additional information on the questions and I am sure I can help you repair this fault.

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