Question about Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

To replace part #1477, female hinge part for lid

How do I get the top of the PAV2300AWW Matag washer off so I can get to the screw that holds the part #1477, female hinge part for lid off?

My old matag had 2 screws in the lower part of the fron of the washer that allowed one to remove the front and then the top. The PAV2300AWW does not have any screw?

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 83 Answers

Take a plastic putty knife and insert it under head. On each side.there is a push tab now where the 2 screws used to be push real hard in and the head will pop up

Posted on Dec 02, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I replace lid assembly for Whirlpool WTW8800YC 4.6 Cu. Ft. Cabrio Platinum Top Load Washer

Hi Sarah, there are two screws on each side of the lid holding the shaft for the hinges. Open the lid to access them, You will need an Allen wrench to take them off, after that, just lift the lid up to take it out. Hope this help. Thanks.

Feb 23, 2013 | Whirlpool WTW8800YC 4.6 cu. ft. Cabrio...

1 Answer

My washer will work on everything except the spin will not drain the water out. Please help....don't know what to do

Replace the defective lid switch,it is under the control console. their are screws in the back of each end cap securing the control panel to the top. Also make sure the screws holding the left side hinge to the lid are tight because they also move the arm that activates the lid switch. very easy repair Good Luck

Sep 28, 2010 | Roper RAX4233PQ Top Load Washer

2 Answers

MTW5870TW matag washer

Putty knife front of control panelbetween top of washer and control console (plastic) metal clips need pushed in twards back of unit top will hinge back they may spring off so watch wear they fly

Apr 28, 2010 | Maytag Bravos MTW6600T Top Load Washer

1 Answer

How do I open top of washer to replace lid switch?

If the lid is hinged along the back in line with the lid cover you just use a screw driver and pry it up from the front. SOME are not hinged and you must remove the back cover and slide lid or push lid backward to release
the clips

Oct 27, 2009 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

2 Answers

How to replace hinge lid pins

At the back of the washer just below the control panel there are two 8mm metal screws remove them there are 2 clips they will alow you to lift the top up in the front of the washer the top cover has 2 spring type holders if you slide a small screw driver in the opening and push gentle on the spring clips they will release and you can lift the top off the washer there is a screw on each hinge this will remove the old hinge then replace with new ones hope this will help

Jan 24, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

How do you remove the top of a MAH5500B Front Load Washer

you need to remove the door hinges and the screws opposite the hinges. that will allow you to remove the front panel and the you will see the latch and the top hold down screws. once you have the top up, then you will also need to remove 2 screws that hold the latch to the upper frame. it is hard to pivot the latch out from the frame but it will come out and then you can replace the assembly.
by the way.. why are you wanting to replace the latch?? any failure codes? you might also have to replace the control board as it will fail when the door latch shorts out.
if you look at the control board you might see some of the resistors that have burnt out/ shorted out. sorry but it happens alot.
if it is less then 5 years old, then you might get it fixed under warranty for free part.

Jan 06, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer


ck lid switch earlier modes had switch on right of lid opening later it was moved to left rear hinge area ..those on right just replace those on left first ck hinge screws on left be sure they are secure listen for click when closing click raise lid push on hinge arm on left side toward rear of washer slightly try again still nothing remove console screws on rear of console lift and roll console back ck switch on left side may be broken if so replace

Sep 14, 2008 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

3 Answers

Will not spin Maytag PAV2300AWW top loader

check your door switch. Many times a faulty door switch can prevent the spin cycle. When you locate the door switch, take a jumper wire across the connection and advance the timer to spin. If it spins with the jumper wire, you will need a new door switch.

Jul 04, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6451 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer repair

on rear of console remove the 2 screws 1 on each corner..console lifts and rolls backif switch on right under lid remove clips on each side cabinet then lifts from back to front and lifts off if switch ic under left side of lid at rear make sure hinge scres are tight on left hinge and lid hinge is striking switch solid if not push hinge at curved section toward back of washer

Jun 03, 2008 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

187 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Washing Machines Experts

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

588 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

Are you a Maytag Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides