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How do you replace one of the DRUM-LIFTERS Part number PS2037217 on a Maytag Model #MAH8700AWW. My question is how to access the screw that holds the lifter in place after you slide/snap it in.

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Posted on Feb 28, 2018

  • Sal De Feb 28, 2018

    most baffles don't have screws,they just clip into place,when you pop the baffle in place if it feels tight i wouldn't worry about the screw,but just follow those instructions,remove the top of washer,remove the hose on the top of tub,and this is how you get at the screws.hope this helps you out.



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Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Gary Davd

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SOURCE: Baffle came loose from do I

there are 3 Tork screrws on the back panel that will allow for you to slide the top back and get access to the top of the drum

Posted on Jun 01, 2008


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SOURCE: maytag neptune mah8700aww/drum gasket removal/replacement

The bottom of my gasket was torn open all along the bottom. I ordered the gasket but I wanted to see if I could repair it so we could catch up on the wash. I bought some rubber contact cement that cost me under $4.00. I Glued the gasket rubber together by overlapping the the seem a little. Still had a hole in one spot. I had a sheet of rubber around my shop that was about 1/16 of an inch thick and cut it about three inches wide.. I used a little sandpaper to rough it up a little. I cut it in two.
You have to apply contact cement to the gasket and the rubber you are applying it to. ( I dry fit it first to make sure it would fit). Just to make sure it would hold I also glued rubber to the outside bottom of the gasket to reinforce the glued seam. . You need to take off the front panel to do this and there are directions to do this if you search for it. I was able to run the washer in about an hour after the repair.
If your washer is in the basement and are not afraid of getting the floor wet give it a try. I have run the machine with heavy loads for two days and no leaks. I feel confident that the repair will last for a long time. A cheap fast fix. It took me about forty five minutes. Make sure you unplug the machine to do this. Good luck.

Posted on Jun 24, 2008


Ron Coons

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SOURCE: Need to replace the screws that holds the drum baffle in place

remove the scresw holding the door on, remove the door, the remove the 2 screws oppisite th edoor inge and the front panel will lift off. there will be 2 5/16 screws holding the top down to the frame of unit, the top will then lift up[ giving you acces to the outside of the drum to resecure the drum baffle

Posted on Nov 21, 2008


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SOURCE: I have a Hotpoint AQXXF149PM washing machine, and

I have exactly the same problem on my ...129 model. I'm a mechanical engineer and looking at the design it apears that these aren't designed to be replaced. The 90 degree tab looks to be only accessed from the outside of the drum so can only lock the tumbler in place from the factory. It needs to be bent flat to get the paddle on!

I hope someone can prove me wrong??

Posted on Jul 31, 2010



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SOURCE: How do you replace one of the DRUM-LIFTERS Part

Here is a video on replacing the typical lifter

However - it appears in the parts breakdown HERE that this machine's lifters are held in place with a screw on the opposite side of the drum!

(#20 & #15)

This is not an easy DIY project - as the top must be lifter in order to access the opposite side of the drum and replace the lifter (aka drum baffle)

Look for the service manual behind the kick panel of the unit. There should be a reference in it on accessing the drum and changing the baffle.



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