Question about Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Topload Washer Moderl PAVT2448WW

So I've had this machine for well over 5 years and it was working fine until two days ago (May 15, 2009). First it started to screech whenever it went into the rinse and spin cycle. Then it started to give off a smell (like burning). Now, it fills water and sorta washes clothes, but it can't go into the spin cycle. Could it be the a motor (if it even has one) or something? I'm not real good with mechanics, so I would not know. Plus, buying a new machine is not on my budget so yeah...

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  • mrcookins May 18, 2009

    How much would that cost, you think?

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Sounds like your pump has locked up(screeching sound) which caused the belt and motor pulley to get hot causing the smell. I see this all the time. You will need a new pump, belt and motor pulley to fix it.

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    shinn8 May 18, 2009

    Probably in the $200 range if you get a tech to do it. If you do it yourself parts will run about $100.
    Hope this helps


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It may need to replace the MAIN DRIVE BELT , before assuming it could be the motor, HOPE THIS HELPS , AJ

Posted on May 18, 2009

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