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Maytag performa Sparks began coming from behind the machine while it was in the spin cycle

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  • Rigger Aug 25, 2007

    would that also cause it to stop?

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Sounds like your motor brushes are very worn.(Its a bit like grinding metal when a cars brake pads are worn.)Should only cost 10 or so pounds for new ones,access to the motor will be required.Unplug washer b4 changing.

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

  • Skaman123 Aug 26, 2007

    Sometimes when the motor brushes are worn you will get sparking from the motor on a spin cycle, like yourself, but they will eventually fail to generate enough power for the drum to turn at all.I would suggest replacing the carbon brushes as soon as poss.

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