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Maytag PAV2300AWW My maytag washer quit working in the middle of the wash cycle, with the washer full with water, I had to bail the water out by hand it would not aggitate, spin or empty. Before it quit it started making a loud noise, now it sounds like the motor is trying to kick on but something is stopping it. All I hear is a humming noise. The washer will still fill up but nothing else. Before I invest in a new washer I would like to see if it is worth getting this one fixed.

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  • nashsw1 Sep 23, 2008

    My husband has taken the washer apart, the belt is ok, that was his first thought. Any more suggestions would be appreciated.

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Hi there,

the humming is the motor trying to turn, which means it works. since you did not mention any error messages, it could just be a belt that slipped off the pulley. have you taken it apart yet?

it definitely worth fixing.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

  • Carmen Mikulic Sep 24, 2008

    Hi there,



    okay, please do the following checks:



    check the upper and lower cams if okay

    check the spin bearing if okay

    check the tub seal if okay

    check the transmission/clutch assembly if okay

    check the break assembly



    if you need more information about the above parts, please go to www.whirlpoolparts.ca and type in your model # under Repair Parts tab. this website will give you the exploded view of your machine.



    let me know if i can be of more help.;



    thanks,

    c

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