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
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.
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Possible the revolution takes place on the top end of the pulley and belt but the centre stem of the agitator is not moving or it is slipping. It can be due to friction in the stem of the agitator due to clogging of dirt and the best option is to remove and clean the agitator.
Does it agitate for the wash cycle? When you get to the spin cycle, is the motor running and 3 pulleys underneath turning, and the tub is not turning?
If so, I had this issue with this model. The brake would not release, and I had to "persuade" it. Also, I had to set the plastic cam correctly on the bottom of the unit to that is would engage and release the brake at the proper points.
Did not need a bearing kit, just had adjust a few things that got knocked around by the movers. Only took me 6 frustrating hours. Hopefully take you less than 1. BEWARE the 200# force for the spring!
hello you need to change drum rollers but if u remarked water dawn the washer and burn smell it could be the motor OR THE BELT because when the drum stop turning or turn slowly the motor turn fast on the belt when spin time it make this smell .
the belt may be old and stretched/slipping...if it is stretched and slipping it will cause the squealing .............otherwise, check the pulley for the belt/motor to see if it is okay and the motor itself copuld be worn out if the belt looks ok............be careful, you can get zapped if you touch a wire and also if the motor is burned up it can cause a fire so watch carefully and you should be able to see which of these possibilities are the problem..............
My Maytag Performa was making the loud squealing noise. I changed out the water pump/bearing, took care of the problem.
Putting a new belt on just help burn up the bearing (they needed replacing) and probably ruined the new belt. Probably seized the water pump bearing and the belt jumped and broke the motor pully. A washing machine motor is very strong, when that h20 pump bearing seized (or possibly some bearings jamed up) the motor kept on turning that belt and the plastic pully gave in. You'll need to replace that also. If the h20 pumb bearing is turning freely, likely the bearings jammed up but or now loose. That bearing should be tight, no slack or play in it. You can probably wobble the pully on it all around while turning it. The slightest slack is too much.