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Will not agitate

Mtw5570tqo washer will spin. will not agitate. there is a humming noise and the smell of something burning.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Maytag Washer will not spin

Pull the unit forwardand lean it back about 45 degrees. You'll have to play with it a bit, but once it's far enough out, it will lean back without you having to hold it. Remove and inspect the belt(s) are they in good condition? Next, check the pulleys (wheels) underneath. Do they turn? One is for your pump, one is for your transmission and one is for the motor. (in case one doesn't turn, you'll know what portion needs to be worked on). Also check the track on your pulley the belt sits in. Is it dammaged or worn?

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

SOURCE: Maytag Performa PAV2300AWW screaching noise, belt problem, pulley broke

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.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag SAV 3652 AWW Washer:

Bad water pump. Replace water pump.tip machine back,Look under machine, remove belt, turn pump by hand, if not spinning freely replace pump.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Grinding noise during agitation on washing machine

check water pump

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

Healeyman
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SOURCE: washing machine was making noise when agitating & spinning

This sure sounds like a bad transmission. Turn the transmission by hand to feel and listen to it. It should be smooth and quiet.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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