Question about Maytag MHW6000XW - MaximaTM High-Efficiency Front Load Washer
HOW DO YOU ACCESS THE PUMP FILTER ON AN OLDER MAYTAG MAXIMA
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: maytag washer
Take motor and pump assembly off and turn upside down. Soak shaft with lube oil,wd40 ect.
should pull straight up. They are known to stick and brake,(the pump)so be gentle.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
Lint is in majority flushed out in drain cycle. make aire the tissue and match books aren't in any pockets. the lint is then deied and separated in the drier , Well so I was told . good luck
Posted on Jun 15, 2009
go to this web site and look at picture so you can see how it is taken apart. Please rate if this helped, if you need more asstance, post here and if this was helpful please rate, and thanks for using fix-ya
Posted on Aug 28, 2009
SOURCE: 11 year old maytag neptune
BTW - on the back of the front panel are the SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS with a warning - Technicians only. The manufacturer keeps the instructions for doing this and many other simple fixes 'secret' so that their techs can use these.
Posted on Feb 19, 2011
SOURCE: maytag bravos washer - how
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Following are my complete and hopefully 'coverall' guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT (alternatively use a wet vac as sensibly suggested by VinnyB1234!)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.
If this has assisted you please consider a 4 thumbs up for the rating.
Thanks and good luck!
Posted on Aug 22, 2011
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