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Motor is humming but not spinning

Hi I've a maytag performa, the motor is humming but is not spinning, it's got a capacitor could be faulty, what do u think

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If there is motor humming while the spin cycle is ON , please confirm if the motor also heats up-- take caution not to touch live points. Also if you manually push the motor with care so see if the spin starts up then the capacitor (this assists with the starting) can be weak or faulty.
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Thanks for using FixYa. You are right the issue is with the motor; don’t think it’s related to a capacitor. The hum sound that you hear is from the motor which is trying to run however is unable to so you’ll need to check the pump and motor and replace the part that has gone bad. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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My Maytag Performa Washer is making a scratching noise during the spin cycle. Any ideas what it could be?


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1.There is a seal underneath the nut that holds the air bell housing on.

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3.Finally it can be the transmission,this is most likely your problem.

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Then remove the front. The blower wheel may be the problem. They get loose.

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Try to replace the capacitor. Good luck

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