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Maytag MAF 1260 AAW - hums and does not expel water or spin

Maytag MAF 1260 AAW - hums and does not expel water or spin. To Test, I have unhooked the water out hose and put it directly into the floor drain. Now when filling up - water just drains out... Is this normal?

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I think the pump is bad, jammed up with something, or just stuck. You said it was humming. It seems to be trying to work. You will have to go in there and see. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

Posted on Nov 17, 2014

  • bleech Nov 17, 2014

    That was it! Pulled the pump out and found two 10 cent pieces, now working normally. Thanks Danny!

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The humming usually means the motor is trying to start but can't either because of weak windings or not enough electrical power. Need to check the motor control.

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I am having the exact same problem with the same brand machine.  I put in a load of clothes to soak till the morning, but in the morning, the washing machine would only fill, spin, and drain.  The agitator would not wash the clothes, so they came out with the soap of course still crusted in.

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seems like no one wants to send you any love Richard. Well fear not, if you haven't figured this out yet, I'll do what I can. It seems to me that you have the drain hose lower than the top of the wash basket or a hole in that hose. If the drain hose is too low, the water will run out of the machine due to low center of gravity. Ideally, 6" above the level of the tub is sufficient. If there is a hole in that hose, replacement is pretty straight forward.

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It will not spin with water in.
See if you can locate a filter, and clean same.

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the drain pump is not working,after wash cycle the washer should drain the used water,if it does not function-all the next cycle will not commence.

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