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I have a maytag neptune front loading washer that will not drain . drain hose is not plugged. what is the next possible solution?

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When you say drain hose do you mean the drain hose behind the machine or the hose between the tub and the drain pump? The hose behind the washer will not clog but if in a standpipe make sure it enters no more than 4-5". Otherwise you can get a syphoning reaction.
A more common problem would be the hose between the tub and drain pump. It can get full of all manner of items, so it needs checked for sure. Give it a squeeze, it's very flexible and objects are usually easy to feel. If that feels clear, which is doubtful if it's never been cleaned. Check that the pump motor is humming. If not unplug it then plug back in and test. If still nothing you probably need a new pump or there could be an object stuck in it preventing it from operating. Let me know.

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SOURCE: i have a maytag neptune washer the water will not drain out of it

First drain as much water from the drum as possible and unplug from the outlet. Then there are 2 screws left and right under the front lower panel at floor level. Undo those two screws. Pry the front panel DOWN from the door panel. Once the lower panel is removed you will see the pump and pump filter on your right. The pump filter is to the left. It has a large turnscrew. Be ready with a pan or something to catch the water from the open filter! Screw this counterclockwise until it comes loose. You will now be able to remove the filter and all the debris. After cleaning, re-screw the turnscrew. Before you put back the front panel test that it is clear by doing a wash. If it still doesnt drain you must remove debris from the pump itself. The pump is between the pump filter and the pump motor on the right. Undo the white clips from the motor and the retaing clips attiching the filter to the metal washer body. Then turn the motor clockwise to separate it from the filter. Refit carefully after job is done. And fit outlet tube a correct height, not too deep. <courtesy tzotsi>

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Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: water left pooled inside maytag neptune front loading washer

Possible explanation: Some water is left in the hose going up to the drainpipe b/c the pump can only pump water with water, not air... so when the last bit of water is sucked up, it 'stays' just the other side of the pump exit nozzle and keeps the drain tubefilled. This water gradually leaks thru the drain exit valve and back into the machine, sometimes siphoning standing water in the drain trap with it.

The valve is either electric solenoid or plastic/rubber clapper in a cylinder. Your call whether to fix or not depending on ease and cost. Probably a $20.00 part.

Cheers!

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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On something like this you will need to remove the washer wrap to inspect the suspension springs & base assembly. Please see the link provided for accessing the inside of the washer. Be sure the shipping pins have been removed. The tub should float freely.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: my maytag front loader will not drain water oe comes on the control panel

On the 9700s it's even easier - three screws on the front bottom panel below the door, then use your hand to unscrew the large round handle in the front center. When you can't unscrew any more, pull gently and the filter / catcher will come out.

It's amazing how much stuff mine held - 4 breastfeeding shields, a pencil, a pen, a fake mouse, and lots of grey gunk.

Screw it back in, put the panel back on, and you're in business.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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What is error code n d on Neptune front load?


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ND error in your Maytag Front Load washer indicates no drain issue. To start with check the drain hose for any clogs and try cleaning it, then check restriction in drain pump assembly or loose wire at the pump. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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Water left pooled inside maytag neptune front loading washer


Possible explanation: Some water is left in the hose going up to the drainpipe b/c the pump can only pump water with water, not air... so when the last bit of water is sucked up, it 'stays' just the other side of the pump exit nozzle and keeps the drain tubefilled. This water gradually leaks thru the drain exit valve and back into the machine, sometimes siphoning standing water in the drain trap with it.

The valve is either electric solenoid or plastic/rubber clapper in a cylinder. Your call whether to fix or not depending on ease and cost. Probably a $20.00 part.

Cheers!

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Dec 20, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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ND error means no drain. When this happens it is usually a problem with the drain pump assembly, located under the bottom panel, inside the machine.

check the drain hose and the drain lines, ensure they are not obstructed. Probably the drain pump need replacement.

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My Maytag® Neptune® washer filled with water, but it won't spin or drain-what now?

Start by making sure the machine is plugged into a live (working) electrical outlet. Then check the appropriate circuit breaker and reset it if necessary (or check the fuse if you have a fuse box).

Next, inspect the drain hoses and remove any kinks. Take a look at the drain, too - if it's clogged, call your usual drain service person.

Then close the washer door and firmly press the START/STOP button. In a few moments, after the door locks, the washer should begin to spin. (For your safety, the washer will not tumble or spin unless the door is closed and locked.)

If this doesn't work, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-688-9900 for toll-free assistance and service scheduling if necessary.

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