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Burning smell I have a new Whirlpool Duet Steam Dryer and the first time it was used, we smelled a burning smell.  Everything seems normal, but the smell is awful.

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  • cwashuk Aug 31, 2008

    Same exact problem...seems to work fine, just the smell.

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    I just turned our new whirlpool gas dryer on for the first time and it has a burning smell. I hope it goes away as well!

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We had the same problem. After we used it a few times, the smell went away.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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