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I have a Maytag A9600 washer that has been acting up. Sometimes during a load the dial will continue to click round but the washer itself will stop doing anything useful. Sometimes this means that the drum is full of water and clothes, the dial continues to click round, but the drum doesn't move or spin out. For a time, even after a 'successful' load, it hadn't spun out completely, leaving clothes wet. We thought it was the belts, but we've replaced the belts, and that wasn't the problem. Any ideas? Timer? Motor?

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It appears your timer has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

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hiya
these machines will do this if the timer dial has been moved during a cycle, they have a memory chip on the main circuit board.

they also do this if the machine has a fault with the exception that they dont stop, the doorlock light flashes and the timer just keeps clicking.

try setting the timer to a dot on the settings then switching the power on, the doorlock light will flash a few times, turn off again select program then switch back on, machine should now be reset and work ok, if not then count the flashes of the doorlock light as this indicates a fault code.

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