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Maytag mah4000aww drum wont spin

I took the back panel off and watched the drum/motor. the rod coming out of the motor spins but wont turn the wheel that is attached to the belt that spins the drum. Is it the motor thats bad?

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No - it is likely the key for the pulley that has broken.

You'll need to remove the pulley to see if the keyway is damaged. If so - you'll need to change the motor.

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2) Check the gasket on front panel & see if drum has rubbed thru it in order to make metal to metal contact.
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Thank you for using FixYa. Does the drum of your machine appear to move freely when turned by hand? If it does with no resistance, I would say that the drive belt has either come off the motor or it has perhaps been placed under a strain with a "heavy" wet load and and snapped. The drive belt can be accessed through the panel on the rear of the machine. If the belt has simply come off, run the belt round the small pully wheel on the motor and then work it onto the large wheel on the back of rhe drum. Turning the large wheel on the back of the drum in a clockwise direction whilst guiding the belt on will make matters easier.
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