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    WDT720PADM2 Whirlpool Dishwasher Won't Advance Cycle

    Hello, I am working with someone on a Whirlpool dishwasher, model # WDT720PADM2. They came home to find a wooden spoon had fallen onto the heating element and burned causing smoke to come out when the door was opened. Since this time, the dishwasher would always fill but not always advance into...
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    110.20862990 Kenmore 80 Series washer wont drain, emits burning smell

    Hello - My Kenmore 80 Series washer stopped mid cycle with the tub still completely full. When I pulled the knob back to try and induce draining the knob made a consistent clicking/ticking sound and within 30 seconds I noticed a burning smell. The burning smell did not seem to be coming from the...
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    Maytag LAT4915AAE washer won't spin

    My Maytag washer model LAT4915AAE will not spin. I estimate the age to be around 25+ years old based on a receipt I found left by previous owners (the washer came with the house). A while back, when doing a load of laundry, the washer started smoking (burnt rubber smell) significantly during...
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    Samsung WF431ABP/XAA-02 not spinning and had a burning smell at the end of the cycle

    Hi, I'm hoping I could get some help here. I have a Samsung front load washing machine and last night at the end of a load we heard a loud bang and the washing machine was just completing a load. Upon opening the door, I could smell a faint, but noticeable smell like burnt plastic or something...
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    KDTE104DSS0 KitchenAid Dishwasher plastic/electronic burning smell

    Yesterday I walked downstairs after my dishwasher was running for a while (about an hour) and noticed a electric burning smell everywhere in the kitchen, especially around the dishwasher. Turned it off immediately. I opened it up today and looked inside. Control panel looks fine with no burn...
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    FIXED Kitchenaid Dishwasher KUDS35FXSS8 burning smell, no power

    This Kitchenaid Dishwasher KUDS35FXSS8 seems to be a recurring issue. I have a separate thread on this dishwasher for “Kitchenaid Dishwasher KUDS35FXSS8 - no power, can't find fuse location” posted 12/7/19 that was resolved. This time the issue seems much worse. I started a new thread because I...
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    GLHS66EJW0 Frigidaire Refrigerator Runs okay - smells like it's burning

    My mom's fridge - about 13 years old now - began giving off a burning scent at the end of October. Less than two weeks before, there was a power surge that we think knocked out her dehumidifier and spare freezer, as they went out soon after the surge. The fridge was fine for several days until...
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    FIXED Maytag A8520 spin action locked up, will not spin, burns belt - most likely diagnosis?

    After minor top disassembly to clean out gunk (mainly under agitator), the washer starting failing: squealing and burning belt. Mechanical operation was just fine before this. (frustrating) I have carefully replaced the following: both belts motor rack "glides" and springs, well lubricated...
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    Smoking basin, burning smell: Maytag SAV2555AWW

    Hello, My Maytag SAV2555AWW (I think) washing machine is about six years old, but the washbasin suddenly started emitting white smoke and a burning smell that filled the kitchen. Does anyone have an idea - what the issue might be, - rough cost of repair, - if it's worth fixing or would...
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    FIXED KitchenAid KUDC10IXBL9 burning smell, short circuit,

    Hello, I couple weeks ago there was a faint smell of burning plastic when I was beside the dishwasher. It was when everyone was over for Christmas so I did not take that much note of it. A couple days ago our dishwasher stopped working properly when my wife tried to run it. It blew the...
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    MVWX700XW0 Various problems with washing machine not working

    About two weeks ago, my washer seemed be having problems with the lid lock. I'd go in at the end of the cycle and clothes soaking wet. I would have to unplug the washer and manually put it in drain and spin mode. Now, when it's in sensing mode at the start of a load, it makes loud continuous...
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    Kenmore Laundry Center 417.93812200 stops spinning, clothes wet, burning smell...fun!

    Hi there, I'm in the beginning phase of trying to suss out the problem with my washer. The last time I ran it, the spin cycle seemed to have stopped near the end of its phase and the clothes were still dripping wet, thought the tub had drained. There was a burning smell like a burned-out motor...
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    106.52282201 Kenmore Coldspot - burning plastic smell and clicking sound

    Last night we experienced an intense burning plastic smell emanating from the refrigerator. We shut it down for a time and restarted. It appeared to continue to run normally but started to lose cold temperature in both the freezer and refrigerator. Removed the food and checked the lower front...
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    LE8600XWW0 Whirlpool dryer with burning smell

    I recently had my dryer breakdown on me. One day it just stopped working for some reason. I didn't feel like trying to repair it because I've never repaired a dryer before. Instead I bought a used dryer that was supposed to be in excellent condition. I had to change the cord on the dryer from a...
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    Kenmore 70 series washer does NOTHING

    My washer stopped working mid cycle. I realized something was wrong when I smelled a burning smell like a fried motor or burnt electronics. It is completely full of water and was on the rinse cycle when it died. Now, no matter what setting I try, it doesn't do anything and I don't hear...
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    GCVH6260H1WW GE front loader banging noise during cycle, smells of burning rubber/plastic; smoked

    My GE Energy Star HydroTemp Front Loading washer makes banging noise during the cycle. When I entered the laundry room at the end of the cycle, the whole room smelled of burning rubber or plastic, and there was some smoke in the room. Also, I found some small plastic shavings in the drum (gray...
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    Cycle stopped/burning smell

    Hi, all. My Frigidaire Gallery Heavy Duty washer stopped mid-cycle and there's a burning smell. After about fifteen-twenty minutes, I was finally able to restart the cycle, but I'm concerned about the problem/smell. We've noticed that the washer can get "stuck" on the 15-minute mark (filling...
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    GE Door Gasket Question

    My front loading GE washer recently started emitting smoke and a burning rubber odour from within the tub during the high spin cycle. I removed and inspected the gasket using the instructions in the service manual and found that it was worn and had some small burn marks near the bottom. It...
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    Hung at rinse cycle; then burning smell; now won't fill with water

    Hello and thank you for this forum. I have read through many of the posts here and done a fair bit of troubleshooting but still have not been able to identify the problem, which is this: - For the first time, the DW hung at the rinse cycle. I heard a strange whirring noise, considered it, left...
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    FIXED GE Nautilus won't run, burning smell

    Hi, Any help on my problem will be greatly appreciated! I set my GE Nautilus dishwasher to run overnight yesterday, and when I woke up today, I found dirty water in the dishwasher & the dishes were still dirty. The timer knob indicated that the cycle was completed by being in the off...

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