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Maytag Atlantis 6451 noise when on and agitator doesn't work.

- stops mid cycle - spin cycle is okay - belt looks okay - when close lid during wash cycle, motor seem to engage with excessive noise/buzz - agitation/wash engages, them mid-cycle stops - what would be the cost to replace the motor? I put my clothes in the maytag washer and it began to run fine then all of the sudden it made a noise and the agitator did not turn. Now the agitator does not work. I would like to know whether it is the agitator or transmission. I would appreciate it greatly.

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It does sound like a bad motor.
they are rather expensive on that machine,
you would be looking at 300 or so

Posted on May 28, 2009

  • Russ Jul 15, 2012

    Since the spin cycle is ok, it obviously isn't the motor, which doesn't cost $300, it's only $125.15 athttp://www.appliancepartspros.com/partse...

    More likely it's something broken in the transmission, which is what controls the agitator.http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partse...

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