Question about Maytag LSE7806A Top Load Stacked Washer/Dryer

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Kicking out water during wash cycle - spin instead of agitation

Most recent problem: After the top load washer fills up with water when it is first started, the motor starts to spin instead of agitating, throwing water out of the top (through the gap between the drum and the metal housing) of the washing machine. I have been watching this for sometime now and it is independent of the various washing cycles (regular, knits, perm press).It's okay to spin as long as the water is draining like in the rinse/spin cycle at the end of the wash because the water is draining. And there is a little period of agitation during the rinse cycle.

Also, how much of a turn should the agitator turn?

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Hi,
Try these

  1. Check the drain hose, it should be at least as high as the top of the wash tub, about 38 inches.
  2. The drain hose must sit loosely in the house drain. Do not seal the air gap around the drain hose or a siphon will occur.
  3. Check the drain control lever
  4. Test the drain control coils
  5. Check the cam bar
pls rate my suggestion..

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