Our washing machine, an old GE large capacity 6 cycle, probably 10
years old, will conk out, usually when it tries to switch cycles, into
agitation or spin.
No humming or anything, just won't go. (Sometimes, it will try for a
moment to go...humming, maybe a bit of a burning smell, and then conk
Then, after a time, turn it on, and it works!
Any ideas as to the cause of this?