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Maytag top loader MAV 8000MWW

Washer suddenly will not turn on. Power to washer ok, no power from control panel to motor. Control/ timer not engaging.

Think timer is bad but not sure how to confirm other than repair service.

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    john gagnon May 11, 2010

    hithanks for the question is there water coming in

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If your washer doesn't seem to work at all, check these:

No power
Lid switch
No power Checkto see whether power is getting to the washing machine. Is it pluggedin? Has a fuse blown or is a circuit breaker tripped?

Lid switch Ifthe lid switch is defective, your washer can't spin and may notfunction at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housingnear the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or frontof the washer to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need toreplace it.

Some machines have a special lid-switch fuse nearthe lid switch, inside the control panel. If this fuse blows, the unitwon't fill with water until you replace the fuse.

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