Question about Maytag Neptune MLE2000A Front Load Stacked Washer / Dryer

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MAytag MLE2000A I have a stackable Neptune series Washer /dryer. It started by just tuning istself off during a cycle. You could open the door and full of water then restart to complete. Has gotten worse, not it seems to do it at every rinse number 1, 2, 3 - sometimes but not all the time. Also the bleach and fabric softner are full of water - will not drain - sometimes. I called the dealer and got A&E repair. They replaced the timer. It did not fix the problem. it still start a cycle , goes to 1, 2, or 3 rinse - "on light" deenergizes, the door look goes off after a few seconds. Can restart by pressing the "on" buttom. This really seams to not be repeatable all the time. A&E will be coming back Monday. Also the new times is rather noisy??? TXS Len

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Tellico, they had a problem with this model where it would lose the nuetral feed to the motor control. The nuetral is routed through the fill valves. The washer would just stop and shut off randomly. Have the tech check the white harness to the valves. Make sure they all have a good crimp. Sounds like you could be losing your nuetral...Catriver.. post back

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Washer stops mid cycle and I have to restart can you help?

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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We'll I got a second Maytag repairman. Tihs one called the factory to discuss. He showed up with a controlled board and mixing valve manifold. Looks like it was the manifold. My question now is that I'm on well water and do have a high iron content. Is this going to be a continuing problem??? The repair man said it should not be - they are designed for both city and well water. I suspect a deposit layer was on the sensor in the manifold - thus not making a contection therefore the internittent problem.... TXS

Posted on May 13, 2007

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Catriver, Another Lonely Maytag repair showed today. Different guy (15 years experience working on Maytag) recommended by the folks I purchased the unit. He diagonsed the controller board. He said he had see this unit several times he popped the top and took a look. I told him of the neutral problem as you suggested - he said he had not encounter this on this unit before but will check it when he puts in the board. I'll post next week the results and I'll go look for the service bulliten. Can I get to it on the web? TXS

Posted on Apr 30, 2007

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