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My maytag washing machine model# MAV3855AWW is overheating in the spin off cycle starts to smoke and shuts down, it will start up later, and dosen't do it every time

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The rubber smell is the belt from the motor to the tub. The grinding sound is/was the tension pulley that keeps the belt tight. The bearing on the pulley probably went out and now the belt is burning because of the friction of sliding around the pulley. The belt and the pulley need to be replaced. If you have the room, turn off and disconnect the hoses. Unplug the electrical cord from the wall outlet. Remove the drain hose and any water in the tub. Carefully tip the washer over backwards, DO DROP IT!!! Now you should be able to see the motor, tub, tension pulley, and belt. With a basic 3/8' drive socket set, probably metric, and a couple of screw drivers you should be able to remove the belt and the pulley. Take the belt, pulley, and model numbers to an applicance parts store and buy replacements.

I only suggest this because I hate paying labor. If you are not machanically inclined then you are going to have to pay the labor.

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Posted on Dec 19, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag front load washing machine Model MAH5500B misses spin cycle

either balance load sensor or machine failing to drain in the allocated time, check pump/filter for blockage

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag won't agitate during wash

sounds like you have a broken sety fo brake pads, just replaced a set today for same reason, open the lower acess panel and with a flashlight look into the bottom , your lookin for brake pads( theyre probably broken and laying under unit.)

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

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bearing is broken of the agitator.

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune stops during rinse cycles

Could yoy please explain what the "screen" is?

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