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I have a Maytag centennial top loader washing machine. It stopped washing mid cycle. The lid is locked. Only lid lock light is blinking/working and I hear a clicking sound. I have unplugged it. I have drained out the water from the hose . No dials or buttons work. Ideas anyone? Please....

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This sounds like a board problem. Call for a technician.

Posted on Oct 15, 2013

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use a screwdriver in the crevice beneath the lid. Approx 4 inches from each side you will see a 1" silver piece of metal, push the tab towards the back of the machine. Once you get one side loose place something such as a screwdriver to keep it unlatched until you get the other side loose. The top should come open. And there is also a service book inside your washing machine, I fixed mine myself. Look at my other postings. Good luck!!

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SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING STUCK IN PUMP

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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i believe i can help you,,but washers dont agitate in the spin cycle,,i believe you ment it wont wring or spin in the spin cycle..your lid switch is defective,,replace,,if need be i can talk you though,,onthejob

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Sounds like a dead Drain Pump.

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Have you checked the pump filter, and or that the pump is actually working. if it spins o/k with no water in, then I would suspect a draining problem.
If filter clean and pump o/k, then it could be a control module fault. if this were the case, then it would probably be wiser to purchase a new washer.
Hope this is of some help to you.

Posted on Jan 16, 2010

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