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Problem with load Clicking sound when in Rinse cycle. And I get a Rubber burning smell . What could I do to fix

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Hi. thanks for the question .the clicking sound is something caught, in water pump. the rubber smell is the belt . pull washer away from the wall. small door at the back left corner ,remove pump on the floor. remove 3 3/8 bolts remove. replace . belt underneath washer . replace thanks the appliance doc please rate me

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