Question about Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag Pav2300 top loader balance problem

Every spin cycle the machine jumps and bucks around the laundry room. The machine is 2 years old and never had a problem until now. we first thought that it was a loading issue with to much weight on one side of the drum but even if the load is adjusted the machine will continue to bounce. We have confirmed that the machine is level and the lags are adjusted correctly. the drum was stif to move side to side so we removed the front cover and confirmed that all the balancing springs were in place and intact, we also lifted the drum and cleaned the nylon surface that the drum rides on which made a big differance to the ease the drum moves from side to side now but the machine now jumps more vilently than before. with only a few items in the machine it seems to run not to bad but we wil never keep up to the dirty clothes our kids make at this pace.

Posted by on

  • 4 more comments 
  • kbrich27 Nov 18, 2007

    Experiencing the same issue with a PAV3300...is that covered under the SF-26-756 you mentioned?

  • grensan Nov 26, 2007

    Grensan:

    We have the same probs with the model PAV2000. All springs are in place, the loads are balanced and the legs adjusted per the manual.

    Is This model possibly covered under the Service bulletin" you mentioned in the other responses????

  • DrWhat May 13, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem with a PAV3300 and tried fixes like levelling and adjusting the load - but that did not work. I have also noticed that the water level seems lower than usual but I am guessing that is a symptom of the same problem.

  • Todd Sanders Sep 14, 2008

    Same issue here. Tub goes to right rear corner when spinning.

    The only sites I have found that have that kit include a new base also. (160.00) do you know of anywhere I can get the snubber and springs only?

    Thanks

    txwelder

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    I have had the same problem with my washer years. I have been waiting for this junk to die so I can replace it with anything but a maytag.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    machine jumps then switches off

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 878 Answers

Bigmur, you need the snubber kit for this washer. There was a service flash out on this model, SF-26-756. The kit includes the snubber and 6 new springs. Condition was, excessive vibration during spin, basket leans to one side. Kit number, 12002357. Check with your retailer...this repair may be covered. Catriver..post back

Posted on Sep 26, 2006

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Why is my maytag bravos mvwb750wq washer so loud on spin cycle?


Is it moving around? I am guessing not so guess would be the drum is out of balance.

Jul 21, 2014 | Maytag Bravos Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My husband purchased a Maytag Neptune front load washer model # MAH8700AWW about 5 years ago. The washer works great and we have never had any problems until recently. We just had pergo floors installed in...


you may need to put some anti vibration shock pads under the legs or some two sided tape to put on the feet to help secure it to the floor it may be slipping on the new floor surface

Feb 13, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MAH9700 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer walks on spin cycle, leveled unit and put carpet under it and it still walks on spin cycle only. I have had this washer for 7 years, just started recently doing this.


This is a sign of machine out of balance. If it has been OK for some time, until now, I would look at the balance springs (usually three of four holding to bowl to the outside of the machine, and see if one has come off, or is rusted through. Either fix or replace.
Does the machine spin just fine with no washing in?
2TRP

Jan 13, 2010 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag pav2300 spin cycle spins unbalanced and walks


I have the same problem from day one........... help

Dec 16, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Machine does not agitate, will spin and rinse including.


Hi,does the top part of the agitator move freely when you move it by hand?Or does it catch,if it does not catch the the cogs other wise known as dog ears are worn out.Do not believe the little cogs that catch inside the top part of the agitator can be replaced.You may have to replace the whole agitator unit on some models they are around 40.00.

Apr 11, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Knocking sound in the spin cycle off balance.


The motor switch that is mounted on the motor may need replacing. The knocking could mean that the "run" winding is cutting off momentarily, and running on the "start" winding of the motor. I dont know about a 22 year old model, but in most "near modern" machines, the switch has a plastic actuator that is pushed when the motor obtains near-run speed, that plastic may be worn or the actuator part on the motor may be at fault. If you replace the motor, you usually get this switch as part of the deal.

Feb 05, 2009 | Maytag Washing Machines

1 Answer

Maytag top loader stopped during spin and now won't start.


ok check the lid switch,,did it knock it out of place,,unplug and take back off ,,,

Jan 05, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Will not spin out heavy loads, stated by not balancing 2 mos ago


the transmission is shot after 20 loads a week for 4 and a half years

Oct 03, 2008 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag discharge into wastepipe backs up, floods laundry room.


best approach is be sure to clean drain pipe build up over the years may have created partial blockage

Apr 26, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer Logo

444 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Washing Machines Experts

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

588 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

Are you a Maytag Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...