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Maytag Washer PAV2300AWW

Support, My Maytag washer will not spin. When the spin cycle is selected the motor turns, belt in tact and all pulleys are turning. I have removed the drum and would have expected to be able to turn the collar on the transmission that the drum bolts up to, but it will not move. If I manually turn the transmission pulley I can see the agitator shaft move. I have looked at the motor schematic it shows a 2-speed motor. What I am sure of is if transmission has a centrifugal clutch and may be the motor RPM is not fast enough? Or maybe it?s a transmission problem. Any help would greatly appreciate

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Your Thrust bearing on the bottom of the transmission is not releaseing the break. try turning the pulley with the belt off in the opposite direction this should free up your break. If it doesn't replace your brake ststor and rotor as well as your thrust bearing. This should solve your problem. Roger

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

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