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I have a Maytag MVWX700XL i was washing laundry, it filled with water and now it wont do anything but light up and lock door

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Check the the water pressure switch

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

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SOURCE: MY WASHER FILLED UP WITH WATER, BUT THEN IT JUST QUIT WORKING.

I believe it is your lid switch. I have replaced 3 this week. If you get me the model number i can tell you for sure. Another thing that caused this is the motor to go bad. Do you smell a burning smell when it is trying to run after the fill up? If not get me the model number and i will get you the part number for the lid switch.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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Suem...Check your lid switch. With the lid closed, push on the atuator with a small screw driver...see if it starts agitating. Revised switch kit part number is 12001908. Catriver..post back.

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune MAH4000AWW

Try some WD40 on the door lock.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag front loader washer--door won't open but lock light off

Open the soap dispenser. Look down in front of the fabric softener dish.
You should see a yellowy-green plastic cord (like weed-whacker line). Pull it.
The door should open.

If you don't see the cord, remove the four screws that hold the dispenser lid in place to find it. Just don't lose it when you put the cover back on.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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