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Won't drain water, makes humming sound, not going in spin cycle

My friend has a maytag washer which is only about a year old, she does alot of laundry because she has 5 kids, her washer will not drain the water out and makes a humming sound and won't go into the spin cycle. Please if anyone out there has any information on what the problem is could you please help us, she doesn't have the money to call a repair man and her warranty just ran out 24 days ago!

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  • kittycat1313 Feb 26, 2009

    thanks for the help! but let me ask you if the pump has anything to do with the spin cycle? It makes the humming sound on all the settings, about the only thing it will do is fill up with water, thanks for any other infor you can give me!

  • kittycat1313 Feb 26, 2009

    thanks so much!

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Sounds like theres a clog in the pump...

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  • Ronnie Houston Feb 26, 2009

    yes it will prevent it from spinning out since the weight of the water prevents it from spinning. youll have to get the clog out so it can drain and spin out

  • Ronnie Houston Feb 26, 2009

    can u please rate me?

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