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Maytag Washer not working...

Shortly after cycle started, the washer stopped - no functions are working, appears there is no power.
* checked outlets - functional
* moved internal components to determine if load was unbalanced
* unplugged and plugged in device - still not working.
* checked water supply - functional
* checked drain spout - functional
* no apparent leaks (gentely moved washer)

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  • gonedownsout Jan 11, 2009

    thank you...washer is about 15 years old, is it worth fixing?

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    There is a new twist to this thread. I removed all of the clothes from the washer in preparation to drain the tub. As I did, the water turned on to fill to meet large capacity requirements.

    I let it fill, nothing happened. I moved the dial, moved the internal components, pushed all the buttons - nothing.

    A bit frustrated (cause now there is more water to drain) I slammed the lid - the cycle started back up.

    Here's the twist...the works except during each phase, I have to open and slam the lid down (pressing down on a closed lid does not work).

    Now what?

    thanks to everyone who posts here, this was my first time and I received very quick responses. I am very grateful for your help.

  • thomas
    thomas Oct 21, 2013

    most likely it is the lid switch.

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Bushes on electric motor worn need new ones this will cut supply to washer

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  • aimmclatchie Jan 12, 2009

    should be if motor is not damaged

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