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My Maytag front load washer model MAH500BWW doesn't drain.

My washer goes through a complete cycle and when it is suppose to drain it doesn't. There is a rubbery smell that comes from the machine and I don't hear the pump come on to drain the water out.

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SOURCE: washer does not drain completely.

I'm not sure if this is the same model as our but I will let you know ours did not drain all the way and kept stopping, not completing the cycle. We found that if you take the bottom of the front of the washer panel off thre is a circular looking thing, it happens to be a trap for waste, sort of like the dryers lint catcher. Make sure you put something under it befor you loosen the cap water will come out. When we took the cap off, it was filled with gunk and we cleaned it out and the problem was solved!!!! Amazing because we tried everything , called everyone and not one person even mentioned we had a trap in the washer... It should be right in the center when you take the front lower panel off.. Good luck and let us know if it works for you..
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Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune Error COde "nd"

"nd" refers to a No Drain issue . check for rstriction in pump assy, restricted drain hose loose wire at pump, bad pump

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

SOURCE: Maytag Neptune Error COde "nd"

I had a similar problem until it finally gave up draining altogether. I took the drain pump apart and found that a quarter was jammed in the pump after it broke a vain off. I don't know how the quarter got past the basket but this was definitely my problem.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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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: ariston awd121 washer will not complete wash cycle

I'm also having the same problem. I hate this machine!

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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