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My 8-year old washing machine has started emitting a strong

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My 8-year old washing machine has started emitting a strong smell today, like hot plastic, quite chemical kind of smell. I rang a local repairman who suggested to contact you, saying it could be the heating element. It is the first time it does this, and wasn't doing it on the week-end with cooler wash cycles, only today with 60C degree linen cycles. What would you advise? Thank you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 1 year ago.

hi I'm Ezekiel how are you doing

Expert:  Ezekiel replied 1 year ago.

were you able to finish the cycle are you still getting that strong smell when off or only when running