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Maytag MAH20PD washer does not do the High Spin Cycle

Commercial front load washer will not do the final high speed spin. Also the timer counts down incorrectly. ie 10 minutes left in cycle may 20 minutes.

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  • dwcristman Jan 03, 2009

    I,m not sure. I think it is just turning. The LED says spin, the tub will start to spin at low RPM like the wash cycle, stop for a second and start to spin again at low RPM. I think its reverseing direction.

  • Robert Siegel May 11, 2010

    does the washer sound like the tub is just turning or does the washer sound like it is going to try and spin and then slows down?

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I had this same problem. I replaced the computer and the relay boards without luck. I found it was the FILL VALVES! Apparently when the washer changes cycles it expects water to fill the tub to a certain level. If the valves are not opening and water not filling the tub will cause the computer to just wait and wait and wait and wont advance to the next cycle. I had this on 2 machines, the fill valve fixed BOTH.

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With what you have described the problem should be in the door lock unit. there is a check switch that gets pressed down and sends a signal to the computer board telling it that it is locked. if the switch isn't working then that signal will not be sent and the washer will just turn and never enter spin. replace the switch and this will clear up the problem

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