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WASHER GIVES UL CODE AT SPIN CYCLE AND IS DISENGAGING FROM THE MOTOR FOR THE CYCLE SO WHAT ELSE COULD CAUSE THIS ISSUE?

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Solved the unbalanced problem - open the top of the machine (press in with a flat putty knife about 3" in on the front on each side while lifting up as there are 2- 1" wide catches). Once both sides are unlatched, raise the lid then slightly lift the rear of the lid so that it fits into the curved part at the top of the hinges then open all the way - tape the lid to the top so it doesn't flap about and scotch the lid to keep it from falling back down on you. Now, look around - see all that rust?  The rust has fallen into and gotten underneath one or more of the 4 white plastic suspension "ball joints" which have probably totally dried out by now from their factory grease because of the water, bleach, and rust particles.  Having someone help you, simply lift up on one of the 4 corner suspension rods - gravity and weight is all that holds them down. The white ball will lift out of the socket and still be attached to the rod. Clean out the rust, lightly sand the "socket" with emery cloth, then slop in a fingerful of grease. I used automotive wheel bearing grease with graphite in it. Also scrub off all embedded rust on the white plastic ball. Lower that corner back into the newly cleaned and greased socket and repeat for the other 3 corners. Now when you move the tub around notice how the balls pivot in their sockets like they are supposed to. When they were dry and rusty they wouldn't move enough to allow the tub to twist like it should so it slammed around.  Now, shake your head in disgust that after only 2 years there is so much rust that you wonder if it will make it another year before falling apart, close the lid, and try another load.  That totally solved my off-balance problem where even a single handkerchief would give the UL error. It is still a finicky machine, but at least once again works like it did when new.

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UL fault code indicates 'unbalanced load' which means the unbalance switch or control board may be faulty.

Sometimes it just means you have heavy items such as large towels or curtains in the wash but if it persists you will need to get it looked at.

Ash

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Posted on Dec 20, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Maytag Bravos MTW6600 top load washer. I

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When you hear a humming sound from the motor it means that the motor control is bad and should be replaced. If you still want to test the motor control then you can take it apart and test the motor before replacement. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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SOURCE: maytag bravo quiet series 300: Stopped at spin:

We have a Maytag Bravo Quiet Series 300 washing machine, the door latch is broken. I have the replacement part ( the locking mechanism) but I need can not figure out how to get the top of the washer to flip up to give me access to top front of the machine to remove the old part and replace it with the new.

How do I flip back the top (not the door) of this machine?

John

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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