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I have a Maytag washer model LAT8234AA3. Last night i turned it on and it filled about half way up with water and then it stopped. I turned the switch off and then back on and it wouldn't restart . I tryed every cycle, all the temp. settings, and all wash sizes and it still wouldn't work. I left it sit for a while and the water would start running again. I f i opened the lid or turned the switch off it wouldn't come back on again. any i dea what the problem may be

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    I had same problem. I called to make appointment and the service man told me to empty the water and seperate the stacked dryer because they will not move them.It is very hard to remove water. I put a small plastic swim pool( trying to protect laminated floor) in front of the door and bailed till I couldn't and then soaked a large tile grout sponge to remove the rest. The warranty was still good so I didn't have to pay but the repairman said it would have cost $1,000 to replace the pump and computer which overheated and fried itself. I purchased a 5 yr warr from Sears for $500 so I hope I get my money's worth from it. I really like the washer and dryer-it's perfect for our small lake cabin!



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It sounds like the lid switch might be and close the lid slowly and listen for the tell-tale click. if you don't hear the click then open the control panel and adjust the position.

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