I have a GE washing machine #WJSR2080T6WW. A couple of weeks ago it didn't spin my clothes. The water drains out, and it agitates the clothes. My hubby replaced the belt, figuring that was the cheapest/easiest place to start. It worked fine for 2 loads and then didn't spin. He thought he maybe hadn't tightened it enough, and 're-fixed' it. We got about 5 loads, and the last one didn't spin, and had a 'burnt oil' smell in the garage.
I ignored it until yesterday, and tried an empty load. It spun. I then washed a small load, and it spun (but the clothes were a little more wet than they should be). There was a very faint 'oil' smell. I tried another small load, and it worked the same, but there was a faint burning rubber smell along with the faint burnt oil smell.
Does it sound like it could be the motor burning out, or something else?
And is it something a fairly good DIY guy can fix? With 3 kids, I have a ton of laundry to do!! Thanks!
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