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Washer fills the tub with water then does not do anything else.

You can hear the timer going and clicking but no action. Only the delicate and handwash cycle correctly, out of 10 cycles. I took out the timer and checked it out. Seems clean, nothing burnt or broken. Still, I'm guessing I need a new timer. Having a hard time finding one for this model.

Maytag model LAT8616AAE

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    Jesse Flores Dec 08, 2008

    Thanks. Almost there. My Maytag doesn't have a series number anywhere on it. Only serial number and model number. The site at the link shows a timer for series 10 or 15. Does the series number represent number of cycles?

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    Jesse Flores Dec 09, 2008

    I really thank you for trying but my last question wasn't fully answered. There are two part numbers listed at two different prices for the timer. One for a Series 10 and one for a Series 15 for model lat8616aae. My washer does not have a series number thus my problem. I really want to avoid ordering the wrong one.

  • Jesse Flores
    Jesse Flores Dec 27, 2008

    Sorry for the belated thanks. The timer was indeed the problem, and calling the company on the link with my serial number did the trick. The timer I needed was not listed on the website. Thanks again.


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  • brightbear_4 Dec 08, 2008

    the listing i posted is for your model number. so the parts that you require should be on this link. the link as a search by model number. it automatically finds the correct parts for that model.


  • brightbear_4 Dec 09, 2008

    my apologies sir, i can cross reference a part that you need but i would need the machine serial number in order to get the correct part number.. according to maytag the part you require goes by the serial number... they can match the part for your machine,but need the correct machine serial number in order to get the correct one.. or click here and log onto:-

    and click on the live help link at the top of the page... then give them your machine serial number and they will give you the correct timer for your machine according to your machine serial number..

    hope this is of more assistance

  • brightbear_4 Dec 27, 2008

    my pleasure in being of assistance sir... and good luck with the machine. regards...


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