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My washer stopped working.

I loaded the washer and started it. About ten minutes later, I noticed that the washer had stopped. I turned it off and on- nothing happened. I checked the outlet and it was still working. I pressed the button inside the lid with a screwdriver to make sure that wasn't causing the problem- nothing happened. My washer just stopped working and I can't find out why.

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Maybe that lid switch. Really hard to say without a model # to see how it's designed.

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

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SOURCE: Maytag HAV2360AWW will not start

Check the back of the lid their is a litel plastic button to make sure the lid is closed see if not broken or stack
or see if drain pomp V belt is out of place or broken
this is the simple way

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune Tl Spin settings

HELP I HAVE THE SAME IS ISSUE AS\r\n
http://www.fixya.com/support/t1457953-maytag_neptune_tl_spin_settings
My Spin cycles keep cycling through, it seems to wash fine but is always beeping and changing through the spin selection.
Is it the control board, ribon cable, membrane??
HELP!
Nate

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

dh1200s

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SOURCE: My Neptune Tl FAV6800AWW will not go from rinse to spin

Failing at the 11 minute mark is the start of Spin Cycle and is key for clutch malfunction diagnosis see this post for a technicial description. The great folks at Maytag Eng. even hang out there dirty laundry in the Service Manual for the issue of a poor clutch design…. No pun intended….sure :). I could be in left field with my assumptions I’ve got to get my clutch to fail again due to those nasty sticky one-way roller clutches to be 100% dead on.

I agree with the other forum member solution, I own the machine and I feel this could be a clutch issue also. Check out the Tub Displacement Sensor with this check and make sure the transitions change the display from UC (unbalance closed) normal TDS position to UO to (unbalance open). Here is the test TDS Troubleshooting. You don’t need to disconnect the TDS from the Washer frame as I did just do the thru the lid check. Just make sure you pull and push down the tub as I described to make the tub excursions to test the Tub Displacement Sensor. I have not measured at CONN-P3 pin 11 to Control Board common but I believe a DVM would indicate apx +3VDC to +1.5VDC for the excursion limits to produce UC/UO to the LED display.

Here is the Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

If you are a DIY’er or have someone in the family with very basic mechanical skill sets take a look at this post and see if they can follow the clutch maint/repair/replacement process and save yourself some $money$. I would do this just to inspect the roller clutches in the clutch pulley for signs of a tub seal leak (slight to heavy rust). It’s a tight work area but I have hand very solid feedback from many forum members on this board and FIXITNOW.com for this step by step process.

The repair person did nothing wrong if he did not reseat the clutch properly on installation it would have spun off. I would drop the clutch out of the machine and inspect the roller clutches in the clutch hub and if your machine has the upper one-way roller clutch ring . How long has it been since your last clutch repair? I would not spend more than $60 a clutch pulley replacement part. This clutch pulley will work for all series FAV6800AW and FAV9800AW machines. Appliancezone.com keeps changing the link but here is the p/n punch it in their search box…. 25001169 …..

A repair tech that knows what he is doing shouldn’t spend more than 30 minutes in the house to pull the front cover off the machine remove the old clutch and install the new one. Some of the charges I see folks paying for a clutch replacement are out in left field. I hope you or a family member/friend can take this on.

Post back if you have questions or need help. Good Luck Rich

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

richroth

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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore washer

Sounds to me like the lid switch is bad. The timers hardly ever go out.
Here is a link to the part.
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/WHIRLPOOL-Lid-switch-assembly-item-number-AP3100003.aspx

Posted on Nov 21, 2010

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