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WHDSR209D Washer My washer hasn't been spinning. It's draining fine but not spinning. I cleaned out the little motor for the draining and it was fine. I seem that the big motor is not spinning. I have the machine open and the belt isn't spinning when I turn on the machine. I also noticed that when I turn on the washer, it does have a rubber burn smell to it when it is running. I need help to figure out what is wrong with the machine. Thanks

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  • delightmagic Apr 30, 2008

    Thanks, I will try it out this weekend.

  • ROBJONES318 Sep 22, 2008

    IMY WASHER STOPPED SPINNING, BUT WAS STILL RUNNING. I WALKED INTO THE ROOM AND SMELLED RUBBER BURNING. I PLAYED WITH THE ON/OFF KNOB, AND WAS ABLE TO GET IT TO START BACK SPINNING, BUT IT HAS STOPPED AGAIN FOR GOOD. WATER RUNS IN AND DRAINS OUT WITH NO PROBLEM.

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If you have a rubber smell that means that the belt is burning through. Several problems can be the case.
1 bearing of the drum ( check if it turns freely if so the bearing is ok)\
2 the belt is worn and need to be replaced.
3 carbon brushes in motor are worn
4 bearing in motor is gone

open the backside of the machine and check belt.
think that is your problem

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