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Maytag top load washer

I believe the washing machine belt broke. Squealing noise, and smelled just like my vacuum cleaner when it brakes a belt. { like hot rubber }


question: where do i locate the belt on machine.

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It sounds like the motor is heating up and tripping the overload. The squealing is probably coming from you pump. Tilt the washer back and turn the pulley for the pump by hand and if it make the squeal, replace. If it does not you may have a bad transmission.

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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...


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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The noise could be coming from the wornout drum bearings. It needs replacement.

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Either the drum brake is going bad or is bad,

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hi Garrett,

sounds like a frozen gearbox. check the pulley that is being driven by the motor or by the secondary belt that you are saying. it could be the gear box broke and would not spin. another thing to look at once the gearbox is down is the brake mechanism. it could have broke down and would not run because the brake is not yet released.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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My Maytag Performa was making the loud squealing noise. I changed out the water pump/bearing, took care of the problem.
Putting a new belt on just help burn up the bearing (they needed replacing) and probably ruined the new belt. Probably seized the water pump bearing and the belt jumped and broke the motor pully. A washing machine motor is very strong, when that h20 pump bearing seized (or possibly some bearings jamed up) the motor kept on turning that belt and the plastic pully gave in. You'll need to replace that also. If the h20 pumb bearing is turning freely, likely the bearings jammed up but or now loose. That bearing should be tight, no slack or play in it. You can probably wobble the pully on it all around while turning it. The slightest slack is too much.

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