Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


check that there is a small tube in the area as it is around that spot that the pressure hose goes up to the water level selector switch
otherwise use a short metal thread screw with a fibre washer under the head to plug the hole
you can get screws as short is 3/8 to 1/2 " and thick in diameter to fit into the hole
too long and it will bind up on the wash tub

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Nov 21, 2017 | 54 views


May be a water pressure sensor problem.
This tells it when the tub is full.
start with this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pIVkAxWSXg

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Nov 03, 2017 | 1,514 views


Unplug or disconnect power to the machine and access the electronic control board. Remove the screws in the back of the top panel, then lift the back of the top panel and slide back to remove.

The electronic control board is located on the left side near the top. It's very common for that part to fail. Look on the back side for a burned or scorched mark near the relays.

Measure the resistance between P1-3 and P1-4. If the resistance is between 1-6 ohms, replace the control board. If not check the belt switch for continuity.

Check the motor windings at the motor switch. Disconnect the motor connector. Measure the run/main windings between the blue wire in back and the white/orange wire (2.4-3.6 Ohms). Measure the start windings between the blue wire in back and the Violette wire (2.4-3.8 Ohms).

Lift the idler pulley up and measure between the two blue wires to check the belt switch.

Ref. link: https://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/threads/44767-Maytag-Epic-won-t-start

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Oct 11, 2017 | 977 views


Put you bleach into the machine whist it is filling using the left part of the drawer.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Jul 03, 2017 | 1,117 views


the main board might be damaged due to the damp and cold. the boards don't like wet and damp places as it can damage the copper on the boards causing them to go green and be eaten away, you may be able to repair the board using bridges and repairing the damage.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Jun 05, 2017 | 71 views


what you are describing is not due to the leak. There are no fuses in the unit to protect the valves. The fuses protect the whole machine and if they failed, the unit wont power on at all. There is a control panel board on the front and a control board inside the unit near the back top. Check the connections sounds like when the tech cleans the valves that he is wiggling connections that fail later again.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Apr 26, 2017 | 146 views


issue him with a written notice of the tear ( also take a photo) so that he cannot blame you for the problem
It is not your fault but normal wear and tear for a machine that old
It sounds like he is trying it on so that you have to fix it
unfortunately it is his machine and repairs are his responsibility regardless of how rough or careful you are
if push comes to shove talk with a lawyer

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Mar 29, 2017 | 55 views


No I am afraid not sorry

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Apr 03, 2016 | 60 views


Sounds like someone may have "hung" on the door whilst it was open, which bent the door or the hinge.
Some hardware stores or appliance stores sell a foam rubber strip with an adhesive backing, wherein you peel off the adhesive cover and stick it on the whatever you want.
Perhaps you could try a piece of sticky-backed foam stuck to the front of the machine or to the door to see if the water will slow down.
God bless your efforts.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Jan 01, 2016 | 58 views


check pump 4 blockages

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Oct 27, 2015 | 547 views


The dispenser has three hoses that lead to it. They flush the detergent and softener out when it fills. The hoses to the dispenser can break or come loose and then water runs out of the machine. If the dispenser drawer pulls all the way out, remove it and look in the slot to see if any hoses are loose.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Sep 28, 2015 | 59 views


The best way and easiest bestway to find out the meaning is to google the brand -the model # and the error code.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Aug 05, 2015 | 626 views


There appears to be variations of this model. Here is a link to one company who may have the parts and assistance you are seeking:

Here are the model number variations:

  1. MFW9700SB0 - Washer
  2. MFW9700SB1 - Washer
  3. MFW9700SQ0 - Washer
  4. MFW9700SQ1 - Washer

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/search.aspx?model=mfw9700s

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Jul 21, 2015 | 103 views


Error code F 21 means the drain is clogged...follow this advise for the Whirlpool washer as Maytag was bought by them

there is also this site for the washers http://fixedappliance.blogspot.ca/2011/11/whirlpoolkenmoremaytag-more-f02f21-sd.html

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Jul 24, 2016 | 248 views


bad water inlet valve

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Mar 29, 2015 | 72 views


blown fuse in panel?

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Mar 29, 2015 | 125 views


ND No Drain Machine control board monitors water level in washer during and at the end of pump out. If wash level does not reset pressure switch, it will see water left in the washer. 1.Check for pump/drain restriction. 2.Check pump operation.
3.Check pressure switch for open contacts.
4.Check inputs and outputs at machine control board.
5.Replace responsible component.

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Feb 18, 2015 | 342 views


Just cleaned out the drain inside the Maytag 3000 and boy if that don't fix it nothing will. I think something was growing in there. Seems to be working fine now. Thanks for the help

Maytag EPIC... | Answered on Dec 29, 2014 | 2,637 views

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