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My maytag model # LAT8826AAE is not spinning up like it should. every time it trys to go into any kind of spin cycle, the motor makes a humming noise, if i press up on the left hand corner of the washer( where a pulley is located it will grab and start going??

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SOURCE: Washing machine belt won't move

You probably have bad spin tube bearings. Look above transmission for a water leak or evidence of one.

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

SOURCE: Maytag Performa PAV2300AWW screaching noise, belt problem, pulley broke

My Maytag Performa was making the loud squealing noise. I changed out the water pump/bearing, took care of the problem.
Putting a new belt on just help burn up the bearing (they needed replacing) and probably ruined the new belt. Probably seized the water pump bearing and the belt jumped and broke the motor pully. A washing machine motor is very strong, when that h20 pump bearing seized (or possibly some bearings jamed up) the motor kept on turning that belt and the plastic pully gave in. You'll need to replace that also. If the h20 pumb bearing is turning freely, likely the bearings jammed up but or now loose. That bearing should be tight, no slack or play in it. You can probably wobble the pully on it all around while turning it. The slightest slack is too much.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: washer will fill fill with water but doesn't start wash cycle

it will fill but won,t spin, will throw out water as if it washed, then it take water to rinse but won,t spin ,then will throw out water as if it did , but clothes are soaked

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag washer will not spin. motor overheats and drum won't turn

If it has a belt try loosening the belt and see if the transmission and pump will turn and are not stuck.
If they are they will have to be replaced. Try the motor and see if it turns freely with the belt loose or off. If they all turn freely check motor.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: washer flashed f-21/ stopped in the middle of

You have to call the serviceman

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

SOURCE: FWS6600ES1 washer won't spin at all

I would expect there to be an allen screw in the pulley which bears on a flat spot on the shaft. The screw is likely loose or missing.

Charlie

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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