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We have a neptune TL HE washer that keeps giving a UC code.

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I just did a repair on my FAV6800AAW by lubricating the needle bearings in the clutch pulley hub, the tub displacement sensor checked OK per the service manual check. I was getting dc/uc errors in the spin cycle, washer was purchased in 7/05. I have basic mechanical skills and used a socket wrench to remove clutch pulley, just follow the service manual removal steps to remove the clutch pulley. Pull the plastic cover off the clutch pulley and inspect the spring, clean/lube needle bearings and the clutch hub coupler that drives spinner shaft. I used WD40 I may need to re-lube down the road with a good light grease. It took a few tries for me to get the clutch pulley to stay on after re-install and power up, getting the clutch pulley seated properly is the trick. I did not remove the washer tub for this fix, I believe I saw a posting where someone did. I just leaned the washer back to get a better reach angle, it is a tight work area. I did not want to junk 4 yr old $1k machine with out trying a fix. If you want to work on this model get the service manual, I found a link on this site, good luck!




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Unit always off balance...make sure where washing enough clothes..or clothes are balanced..if this dont works the next steps will take a technician,,all test are from units control board

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We just moved and the house came with a Maytag Neptune TL which won't spin if there are clothes in the cylinder. It will spin empty. Please help! Thanks.


Washer bangs around in spin cycle and throws a DC or UC unballance code with cloths in the wash basket is that correct?

If so it's a Clutch issue.

If you want read more about what I feel is your issue read this post Maytag Neptune load unbalance

Sep 08, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I keep getting error code dc and it wont spin


Somewhere on this forum I have a response to DC or UC unbalance errors and the fix. It's hard to find my past post on this forum.

Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

This is a DIY Appliance repair forum and you can get the Service Manual and repair support posted in the sticky at that site.

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.

Apr 03, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Washer want pump out all the water and it will not go in the spin cycle, and it cut off display UC Code


Google this Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

5th post down in the sticky you will find my service notes to get you back in service.

Mar 10, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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My washer has a uC fault. I replaced the tub sensor but it still alarms after spinning. The water drains, the tub spins slow, then alarms uC. Thank you for your help.


Dave,

Sorry you replaced the TDS.

Google Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW that's the Sticky for your machine type. The 5th post down you will find notes to repair.

Post a new thread in that DIY forum not the Stick if you need additional help.

Feb 03, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune Washer Spin Cycle


If your FAV6800A or FAV9800A wash tub is banging around in Spin Cycle of the Wash Cycle and your Control Board signals a dC or uC error code to the console I feel you have a Clutch malfunction. I feel the TDS is working as designed with the unblance error code shut down.
See my Clutch Fix post for more info related to dC and uC unbalance errors with the FAV6800A and FAV9800A TL’s and the repair action…….Rich

May 10, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I Have a Neptune HE TL fav6800aww and it keeps giving me the DC error code which i understand is a balance code but i emptied the washer and ran it and still get the code?


hris,

The FAV9800AW the dc/UC errors are caused by a clutch malfunction.

Your machine is shutting down with those errors so your Tub Displacement Sensor is working as designed.

Fix the Clutch malfunction and you can wash a single sock or a load of blue jeans and you will not take the dc or UC unbalance errors. See this post for the fix.

It is a tight work area but if you are handy you can get away with a re-lube of the One-Way rollre clutches in the clutch pully you could be working today. If you need to replace tthe clutch I recommend a $60 clutch. Call in a repair service and you are looking at around $300. I will help you thru the process.


Post back if you have questions or need help.

Rich

Oct 11, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Error code of "dc" on my TL Maytag Neptune


If your machine is FAV6800AW or FAV9800AW the dc/UC errors are caused by a clutch malfunction. Your machine is shutting down with those errors so your Tub Displacement Sensor is working as designed.

Fix the Clutch malfunction and you can wash a single sock or a load of blue jeans and you will not take the dc or UC unbalance errors. See this post for the fix.

Post back if you have questions or need help.


Rich


Oct 06, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Error dc,uc and bangs during spin


Vic
I have posted many times on this forum my fix, if you have basic mech. skill sets you could try my maintenance fix. There was no real out of pocket cost I had a can of WD-40. If you can’t tackle, direct the service tech to a possible troubleshooting solution. See my post of 12/15 at this link, it has worked for a few forum members.
http://www.fixya.com/support/t350953-code_dc_appears_trouble_draining
Also have te svr tech read my comment of 1/19 in my trying to understand why the machine gives dc/UC errors in spin cycle.
Found clutch on ebay for this machine; http://cgi.ebay.com/12002211-NEW-MAYTAG-Washer-Pulley-and-Clutch-ASSY_W0QQitemZ110334944433QQcmdZViewItem

There are supplier links at this site for parts,
Good luck.

Jan 24, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune won't advance from Rinse to SPIN


If the clutch fails the first thing noticed is a UC or DC error displayed and there is no drain or spin.

If you are seeing the above error and having a problem with spin and drain then the most likely cause of this is the clutch. The clutch fails to lock down the spinners and the basket is unable to go into spin and without a 90 RPM there is no drain.

Replace the clutch.

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Aug 01, 2008 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune won't advance from Rinse to SPIN


If the clutch fails the first thing noticed is a UC or DC error displayed and there is no drain or spin.

If you are seeing the above error and having a problem with spin and drain then the most likely cause of this is the clutch. The clutch fails to lock down the spinners and the basket is unable to go into spin and without a 90 RPM there is no drain.

Replace the clutch.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

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