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Why does a smell of burnt rubber occur during drying or steaming?

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  • Tumble Dryers
  • Last Updated 08/05/2015

Why does a smell of burnt rubber occur during drying or steaming?

 

 

cause Cause

 

          ■ The smell of burnt rubber during a Dry or Steam cycle can be observed as inside temperature increases up to 100 degrees and
              rubber gasket around door is heated.

 

 

how to fix How to fix

 

          ■ The smell of burnt rubber will gradually go away.

 

             dry heater 

                             <Drying heater>                                 <Washer heater>

 

                                                      structure of washer

                                                       <Structure of washer>                           

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