My washer is not draining. I used to be able to reset it and it would work but now it wont start on any setting and is full of water. Is there anything i can try.
If your Maytag washer is not draining, follow these procedures to find out what is the problem.Set
the timer in the spin cycle and pull the knob to turn the washer on. If
the washer motor doesn't run, check the following parts.
The wall outlet: Make sure that there are about 120 volts present at the wall outlet. Connect a good working hair dryer to see if it works.If
the hair dryer works ok, then the problem has to be in the washer. If
the hair dryer doesn't work, then look for a blown fuse or tripped
The lid or door switch : The
lid switch is a safety device use to stop the motor from running if the
washer door is opened during the agitation or spin cycles. A bad lid
switch could be the reason for your washer not draining.
The pump : Check for obstructions inside of the pump and inside of the tub.
the pump impeller, the pump belt, check the drain hose for any kinks.
Any problems in these parts could be the cause for the Maytag washer
drain hose to a bucket to see if the water drains out. If the water
won’t drain or just trickles out, most likely there is an obstruction
on the pump or inside of the tub and that could cause the washer not
To check the pump, remove the front panel, lean the washer against the wall and bail the water out with a plastic container.
To check the pump, remove the pump belt and turn the pump pulley to make sure that the pulley is turning freely.
a couple towels near the pump to catch any water from the pump. Remove
the tub to pump hose at and check inside of the pump for any
obstruction. If you find an obstruction remove it.
If you don’t find anything, reinstall the hose and remove the hose at the tub, and check for obstructions.
A Maytag washer not draining could be cause simply by a kink drain hose.
You need to make sure that when you replace the pump, you adjust the belts properly.
Jan 29, 2010 |
Maytag Washing Machines