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GWL11 burnt smell

Hi,
My four year old GWL11 washer stopped working today. When I lifted the lid,it smelled like something was burnt.It will not power on at all now. Any ideas?
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Steve

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There are 2 electronic modules in these machines, which often suffer voltage surges/shorts and cook. They can be repaired, but not cheaply. This happened to me a few times before I gave up on F & P washers, because they are basically ****.

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Motor needs to be checked

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