I have a maytag washing machine and I thought it was the belt cause it was making a loud noise and smelt like a burning belt. So I replaced the belts and it still makes noise and smells real bad and its not rotating when it is running but you can hear the motor and the agitator moves with the drum. Can you please help me?
ANSWER Hi Rebecca. Remove power. Tilt the unit and support it on its back. Remove the belts. Rotate the pump and motor in both directions to see if they spin freely in both directions. Rotate the main trans. pulley (clockwise) and it should rotate the agitator back and forth. The opposite way (counterclockwise) should lift the brake rotor off the stator and spin the inner tub assy. freely. You can also lift the top and unclip the top tub ring. Use a flashlight to look down inside the tub and see if there is a balled up piece of clothing stopping the tub spin out. Remove a side 1/4 " bolt from the agitator, lift out and see if there are clothing bunched there possibly. Let us know what part you might need. Thank You.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Thursday, October 13, 2011