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Hi, I have a whirlpool 1200 electronic awg 345/4 washer dryer

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Hi, I have a whirlpool 1200 electronic awg 345/4 washer dryer – it's started making a funny noise during the drying cycle and I can smell what smells like burning rubber? Can you help give me an idea of what it may be? Thanks


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Hello,

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Typically what you are describing is a failing belt tension pulley. It will start to squeak and what is happening is it is stopping turning while the machine is running so the belt slips over the non-moving pulley and the friction heats up and damages both the belt and pulley.

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The solution is to replace the belt and pulley. You will feel the pulley is hard to turn, and not turning smoothly..and will have a groove worn into it.

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Hope that helps. If you are happy with my guidance, please rate me well. Thank you.

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