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Clicks only when in wash or spin cycle

Will fill with water but hear a click noise in wash cycle and nothing when in spin cycle. I think clicking noise is the controls. I am not sure if the problem is on the control or the electric motor. I smelled something burnt when I checked the washer. The motor spins freely, belt and idler pulleys seem fine. I do not know what to check, how or replace on the controls.

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Try the compasster like a white or sliver battaRIE looking thing with two wires

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Sounds like very worn motor brushes to me, as its trying to turn the drum but has'nt the power needed to maintain any momentum,and the blinking door light is because of the bad cotact from brushes to motor.About £20 for a set of brushes or get an engineer to fit new brushes,but get a price first.

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Check the lid switch. Some units use a safety lock out. If it is not working then the unit will not drain or spin.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

SOURCE: Maytag Performa PAV2300AWW screaching noise, belt problem, pulley broke

My Maytag Performa was making the loud squealing noise. I changed out the water pump/bearing, took care of the problem.
Putting a new belt on just help burn up the bearing (they needed replacing) and probably ruined the new belt. Probably seized the water pump bearing and the belt jumped and broke the motor pully. A washing machine motor is very strong, when that h20 pump bearing seized (or possibly some bearings jamed up) the motor kept on turning that belt and the plastic pully gave in. You'll need to replace that also. If the h20 pumb bearing is turning freely, likely the bearings jammed up but or now loose. That bearing should be tight, no slack or play in it. You can probably wobble the pully on it all around while turning it. The slightest slack is too much.

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the transmission needs to be replaced

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: no drain or spin cycle

Check the following to address the issue--


1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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