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When I push the start button the sensing light turns green and the lid locks and turns red but it makes a hum sound and nothing happens. Please help

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The hum you hear is the water inlet valve solenoid trying to open and is probably stuck. Replace the valve and you should me good to go. Here is the part to order.


The part comes with a 365 day, any part, any reason return policy.

Posted on Nov 09, 2012

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SOURCE: Maytag washer wont start after it fills

Did you replace the pressure switch its a round plastic thing with a plastic tube at the bottom and six electrical connections

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: door won't unlock

try the cancel button it will drain the water and release the lock

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Lid won't latch shut to

Replace the lid lock that is not working. The right hand side lid lock is part number 25001037 while the left hand side lid lock is part number 25001048. Disconnect power to the machine before attempting any repair works.

Insert a plastic putty knife in line with the lid seam as shown then push in to release the catches on the left and right side then hinge the top cover to the rear.
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Disconnect wiring harness to the Lid Lock and remove 1/4” hex-head screw attaching Lid Lock to Top Cover. Repeat the procedure for Lid Lock on right side.
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Install the new lid lock, reconnect the wire harness,and then hinge back the top cover in place and push it down to engage the catches, and complete the repair.

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SOURCE: Control lights are on.

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You can try to reset the control, to do this press and hold the SENSOR DRY & TEMPERATURE button for 10 seconds. If this will not reset then the control board is bad and should be replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

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The washer needs a new lid lock and a new control board ... seen it before

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

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When the START/PAUSE/Unlock Lid is pressed, the washer will first perform a self-test on the lid lock mechanism. You will hear a click, the basket will make a slight turn, and the lid will unlock briefly before locking again. Once the lid has locked the second time, the washer will use short, slow spins to estimate the load size. These sensing spins may take 2 to 3 minutes before water is added to the load and you may hear the hum of these spins. If the sensing light is on, then washer is working properly. You will hear the motor turn the basket in short pulses to thoroughly wet the load. The washer will then move the load briefly, pause to allow water to soak in to the load, and resume adding water. This process may repeat until the correct amount of water has been added for the load. You may also hear water flowing through the dispenser, adding detergent to the load.

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