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Our Maytag Performa Washer Model # PAV2300AWW will fill, agitate wash, drain but will not spin.

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Re: Does not spin

Possible your outlet filter is blocked. This requires cleaning depending on your usage. Clean this out and refit. Good luck. Plug off the wall first.

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

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Re: Does not spin

Seems you need a lube job on the centrifical mechanical switch that fully engauges the spin cycle( part of the pully to shaft assembly)

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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