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Drum seems to be real loose. Sometimes in spin cycle drum is way out of center not spinning in tight circle. today smelled burning rubber smell. could it be drum "hold down springs?"

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    does not spin & burning rubber smell

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If you mean the inner drum - remove the agitator, pull off the sofetener cup and remove the 15mm bolt down inside to remove agitator, then secure inner drum to center bearing.
If you mean the outer drum, check the holding down springs visually, remove the front panel by inserting a flat blade approx 4" from each side at the front to release clips, then remove 2 small bolts to remove front panel.
Also check and replace drive belt, tilt machine backwards to gain access underneath.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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