Question about Maytag Washing Machines
I have a Magtag PAV2300. When it is in the spin cycle the tub goes off balance and has a knocking sound. What can I do about this. I have a 22 year old Maytag washing machine that has worked wonderfully well for 20 years. The last 2 years it has developed a knocking sound during the spin cycle and sometimes it will not spin at the full speed.
The motor switch that is mounted on the motor may need replacing. The knocking could mean that the "run" winding is cutting off momentarily, and running on the "start" winding of the motor. I dont know about a 22 year old model, but in most "near modern" machines, the switch has a plastic actuator that is pushed when the motor obtains near-run speed, that plastic may be worn or the actuator part on the motor may be at fault. If you replace the motor, you usually get this switch as part of the deal.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 25, 2014 | Maytag Performa PAV2200
Jun 22, 2014 | Electrolux EW1200i Front Load Washer /...
Jan 03, 2011 | Washing Machines
Nov 24, 2009 | Westinghouse Washing Machines
Jul 14, 2009 | Washing Machines
Apr 26, 2009 | Washing Machines
Feb 01, 2009 | Maytag Performa PAV3200
Sep 16, 2007 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer
579 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!