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Will not spin

On my Maytag PAV2300 top load washer. It fills with water, it agitages, it drains the water. But, it will not spin. I have checked switch on the lid and that is not the problem. What should be the next thing that I try to check. Ap

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Re: Will not spin

Ap, start with the tub and basket, make sure there isn't anything caught in between preventing it from spinning. Im assuming you already checked the belt. Next would be heavy duty stuff like the thrust bearing and brake. The brake may not be releasing. You can check this by turning the pulley counter clockwise slowly and seeing if the transmission spins. If not, the thrust bearing and brake may be bad. There was a number of service flashes out on this model concerning the thrust bearing, transmission and seal kit, vibration in spin and snubber kit. These things may be covered under warranty. In the event it's your transmission, it has a 5 year warranty on back.

Posted on Sep 11, 2006

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