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Maytag Maxima has a bad drain pump and still has water but won't power on please help

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  • yadayada
    yadayada Dec 30, 2016

    I am not sure what you are asking here, it is more of a statement than a question??

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Jan 13, 2017

    Miele machine wont switch on if the self test on the pump doesn't pass. Why fill the machine if you can't pump the water out?

    My advice is to call a Maytag engineer and ask him to bring a pump.

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WASHER WILL NOT START:

Power If your washing machine won't start, begin by looking at the power source. First of all, is the washing machine plugged in? If it is, has it tripped a circuit breaker or blown a fuse? Check and reset the breaker (or replace the fuse) if necessary.

Lid Switch The main control for the washing machine is the switch inside the lid. If this has stopped working for some reason, your washing machine won't start. It's not especially difficult to troubleshoot this on a washing machine. You might have to open the top to access the switch. With the power on, depress the switch and listen for a click. If you don't hear one, the switch MAY BE BAD and will need to be replaced. Confirm defectiveness with a multi meter checking for continuity OHMS. An open circuit reflects a bad switch..
If the switch works but the washing machine still won't start, check to see if your washing machine has a special fuse for the lid switch. It will usually be inside the control panel. If it's blown, you'll need to replace it before the washing machine will start.

Door Interlock The problem could be with the door interlock. If the lights come on but the machine won't start, this might well be the cause. This could either be down to the wiring that runs to the door interlock, or the door catch not activating the interlock itself.

Timer Knob Some models of washing machine use a mechanical timer knob and won't run until the water in the machine has filled to the selected level. If the knob doesn't line up properly with the graphics on the control panel, you can try to troubleshoot the washing machine problem by advancing the timer a little. When you've done this, pull it out a little way and see if the washing machine will start properly.

Push start switch may need to be tested with a multi meter for continuity OHMS should show a closed circuit when pushed in or turned on.
The start switch on some top load washers is often part of the timer and is activated by pulling out on the timer knob. Although not normally available as a separate part, the switch can be tested for continuity with a multi-meter. You will need to remove power from the appliance and then locate the correct timer contacts as noted on the wiring diagram. On some electronic controlled models, the start switch is a momentary contact type switch located on the control console. You can test this switch for continuity with a multi-meter when the push button is held in


Overheating If you've run several loads, one after another, without any problem but suddenly find your washing machine refuses to start, overheating could be the cause. The simple way to discover whether this is the problem is to give the machine ample time to cool down, say for a couple of hours, and then try it again. If it works fine, overheating has been the problem and you may have a motor with bad windings.
By the way my advice is free cuz God is good!


All washing machines use a motor that is responsible for spinning and agitating during the cleaning cycle. Many top load brands use a reversing motor which means the motor spins in one direction for agitating and another for spinning and draining. If the motor does not start, but makes a humming or buzzing noise then it may be defective. To verify if the motor is at fault, remove the drive and /or pump belts and then try to start the motor again. On direct drive models, you will have to disengage the pump and the direct drive coupling to the transmission. If the motor starts, then the problem is with the transmission or the pump and can be further diagnosed by reconnecting each one individually. If the motor does not start or continues to hum or buzz, then it will need to be replaced

Lastly CONTROL BOARD

If the control board does not provide the proper voltage to the drive motor, fill valve, drain motor or door lock then the washer may not start. The main control board on most washers is complicated and difficult to diagnose without proper test equipment and procedures. You can visually inspect the control for signs of electrical arcing or burned or damaged components on the board. You should use caution when replacing a control board as sometimes the burned components are caused by external component failures.



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Posted on Jan 13, 2017

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SOURCE: Maytag A612 washer washes, but will not drain

Replace the lid switch. Open the control console and find the lid switch in the center of the console.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Mah6700. Not filling/ draining simutaneously=NO CYCLE

try to blow through the pressure switch hose back into the tub and if you have a piece of same size hose when you disconnect the tube to blow through it use you spare hose connect to the pressure switch and blow lightly do you here a light clicking when you blow into it if not pressure switch is more than likely failed when you done tested air restrictions ........RECONNECT THE TUBE TO THE PRESSURE SWITCH.....

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

techbuster
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SOURCE: Made bad noise while draining. No pump water and

Chances are you just put too much detergent in, or maybe the wrong detergent - make sure you're using the HE detergent.

These codes and more details are printed on the service technician diagnostic manual that is affixed to the inside of the washer's front panel.

Unplug your washer, and unscrew the three 1/4" socket screws at the bottom of the washer. The manual should be taped to the back of the panel, and the code and some recommended procedures will be right inside.

The error you have displayed is actually "SD", which is a SUDS detect error. This usually an indication of a restriction somewhere in the drainage system, a failed drain pump, you are using too much detergent, or you are using the wrong type of detergent. The following link explains the error in more detail and how to correct:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608687-sud_error

NOTE: If these preliminary measures do not correct your problem, you may have to replace the drain pump. It does not take much to damage the pump impeller or motor. Since the error code can be generated if the drain cycle exceeds 8 minutes, if the pump is damaged and can't pump at the required volume, the error code will continue to appear until the pump is replaced.

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Posted on Jun 17, 2010

miket756
  • 2702 Answers

SOURCE: pump on maytag neptune is

you need to take the pump pipes off to clear it also look for filters and clear them the only way to get to the pump is from the back,,,

Posted on Aug 08, 2010

FAV6800AWDIY
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SOURCE: I have a Maytag Neptune

See this link for the Service Manual and a pic of Drain Pump/Drain Line on the right side of the machine. leaking at bottom of washer after it spins out not alot of water but a pain in the ****, how do you

You can place the machine in Service Mode once you have the Service Manual and turn on the drain pump thru console commands.

As I mention in the other post here on FIXYA you can only access the drain pump with the front cover removed.

If you place the machine in a Spin Only cycle will it complete the cycle?

If you can give a bit more detail on your troubleshooting maybe I can help.

Posted on Sep 05, 2011

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