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Maytag mav7600 agitator works and don't

Agitator wouldn't work when water filled put new timer in and it worked for a few days then stoped again, Pulled plug of timer reinserted it and it worked again been having this problem since new timer was put in, If wife turns to spin cycle and then back to start it somtimes works again. Any help will be greatly appreciated.. Can it be another bad timer.. also sprayed contact cleaner in connection.. worked for a few days and then started with same problem
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Re: Maytag mav7600 agitator works and don't

Look at timer plug on harness for pins that are sticking out from side of timer plug, away from timer. See if they are all in the same amount. Sometimes one can work its way out so it won't make a good contact. Push in to plug if you find one.

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