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Why is it that during a wash cycle the code symbol: e3 apears on my maytag model #mah9700awm

Does not want to spin while im in a wash cycle.

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I found a description of your problem on FixYa site at http://www.fixya.com/support/t9237240-e3_error_maytag_washer. It would appear that the error is related to the functioning of the hall sensor / harness. There are three solutions there that go through fairly detailed descriptions with links to further diagnose your problem.

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SOURCE: Maytage Neptune E3 code - Model MAH8700AWW - machine won't finish cycle

“E3” code – Machine control is attempting to drive the motor but is not seeing any tach response. Visual Check shows motor is not moving. (Locked or Hall Sensor fault.)
Possible causes of ‘E3’ codes: 1. Spin drum stuck – Verify that the spinner moves freely to eliminate this cause. 2. Hall Sensor fails or is loose – When the Hall Sensor fails or becomes dislodged, the control doesn't recognize that the motor is spinning and shuts down. The result will likely be an “E3” code in the worst case, or “SUdS” if it is only getting a partial rpm reading. Check wire harness connector(s) to motor.
Hall Sensor – PCB that is located on the back of the motor that senses motor rpm. It is not a separate part, but rather an integral part of the motor.

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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For replacement instructions you can download this repair manual for your front load and follow the steps given in the manual and here the search parts.

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Mah9700awm


e3 code as per the service manual states;


Machine control
is attempting to
drive the motor
but is not seeing
any tach
response. Visual
check shows
motor is not
moving. (Locked,
Hall Sensor fault


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