Question about Maytag Bravos MTW6600T Top Load Washer
Similar issue, lot of racket on final spin and was told only option was a $280 whole tub assembly. Dissasembled tub and removed bearings from shaft. Took to local bearing warehouse and got replacements for <$25. The small one was a Nachi Quest 6005-2NSE9 and the large one was 6006-2NSE9. It took me @ 4-6 hrs in total and had to work to get top bearing onto shaft but much more attractive option than replacement or whole tub. Extremely irritated with Maytag and will NOT give them another dime. A appliance less than 1.5 yr old should not have these issues - cheaply made. Is a shame as Maytag used to mean something, it meant quality but not anymore.
Posted on Sep 24, 2011
The front loader tubs can be two parts and usually the bearing is already pressed into the new outer tub. The basket has a shaft which inserts into the tub bearing. If you have a tub bearing problem, it is best to order both basket and tub. The shaft could be worn on the basket and not fit correctly into the the new tub bearing.
Posted on Feb 17, 2010
Sure you can buy bearings cheap, but that's just fixing the symptom and ignoring the underlying problem that caused them to fail. If you don't replace the shaft and the seal, water will seep into your new bearings and cause them to fail after a very short time. Whirlpool now sells a complete bearing replacement kit that includes the bearings, shaft, seal, grease, and glue, all for approximately $100. I bought one and installed it according to the instructions. My Maytag Bravos is now running like a new machine. The new seal has been redesigned to include a spring that helps to keep it snug around the shaft, so hopefully it will take longer for it to start leaking again. One important point: If ever you have a problem that causes soapy water to stay in the tub, get it out of there as soon as possible. Prolonged exposure to water (especially soapy water) will hasten seal failure. It's supposed to be wet during the wash cycle and then dry out in between uses. Don't let it stay under water for hours on end.
Posted on Jan 18, 2015
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 26, 2013 | Maytag Bravos Series MVWB850YW 28"...
on Jul 07, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
Aug 30, 2010 | Washing Machines
Aug 30, 2010 | Maytag Neptune Washer
Aug 10, 2009 | Frigidaire GLTF1670A Front Load Washer
Mar 09, 2009 | Washing Machines
May 20, 2008 | Frigidaire GLTF1670A Front Load Washer
Jan 02, 2007 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer
Nov 04, 2015 | Maytag Bravos MTW6600T Top Load Washer
4,263 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: