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Spin Option I can't change the spin option on the display of my Maytag Neptune TL top loading washer. It has been doing that for a couple of weeks now... And when it is washing clothes, it will start beeping and changing the spin option by itself constantly. Last night, I left a load to wash before going to bed, and in the middle of the night, I heard the machine turn on and I guess finish up the loan... HOURS later....????

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Re: Spin Option

The problems posted by kim875 and kirsty2 all seem to be the result of faulty signals from the electronic board. This seems to be a real problem with this model machine. I would try to get board replaced under warranty , if at all possible.

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The TL neptune has a small shock absorber on the middle left hand corner behind the front panel. it uses a small wiring clip that could be loose, with a type of inertia switch.
A common issue I've encountered with this machine is underloading. The snubber and springs allow a fair amount of movement. Don't do a few simple items or mixed load in this machine.
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Nov 04, 2012 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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We just moved and the house came with a Maytag Neptune TL which won't spin if there are clothes in the cylinder. It will spin empty. Please help! Thanks.

Washer bangs around in spin cycle and throws a DC or UC unballance code with cloths in the wash basket is that correct?

If so it's a Clutch issue.

If you want read more about what I feel is your issue read this post Maytag Neptune load unbalance

Sep 08, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Maytag neptune top load washer will not spin out with small loads, large loads are fine. I get the DC error at about 10 mins left in spin cycle. No amount of shifting load will solve problem

This is a Clutch issue could be a easy fix if the Tub Seal is not the root cause.

If you get no help at this forum Google This ""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW""

5th post down you will find the SM and support for the "DC and UC" unbalance error codes. Good luck..............DH1200s

Aug 20, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Neptune TL ( Model # FAV6800AWW) washing machine does spend but clothes still soak after it done. when you spend it by hand, it only spend in counterclockwise.

Any error codes. What happens if you start a Spin Only Cycle witht the same load? Does the times stay stuck at xx minutes in the LED display and the machine constantely starts and stops?

The more info on your problem the better.

Do you want to DIY the fix? Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW see the 5th post down here for general info and the Service Manual. If you want to try to DIY the repair I will help.

Apr 04, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Washer want pump out all the water and it will not go in the spin cycle, and it cut off display UC Code

Google this Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

5th post down in the sticky you will find my service notes to get you back in service.

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Maybe I can help with the Washer if it's a FA6800A/FAV9800A. Is it one of those and why do you feel you need a lid switch? Are you getting OP,OD,FL error codes to the LED display if the machine model is a FAV6800A.....Rich

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Neptune tl washer will go half way threw cyle,start to spin,stop and start to spin,stop and start to spin .tried to unplug it restart and nothin, tried different settings still nothing. tried moving the...

If your machine is a FAV6800A to FAV9800A here is the Service Manual.
If it one of those machines I suspect a possible clutch malfunction.

See this post for what is involved to do clutch maintenance or replacement.

Do you have any error codes to the display if it's a FAV6800A such as dC or uC unbalance codes. Is the wash tub banging around on Spin Cycle of the Wash Cycle? ……Rich

Feb 06, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune won't advance from Rinse to SPIN

If the clutch fails the first thing noticed is a UC or DC error displayed and there is no drain or spin.

If you are seeing the above error and having a problem with spin and drain then the most likely cause of this is the clutch. The clutch fails to lock down the spinners and the basket is unable to go into spin and without a 90 RPM there is no drain.

Replace the clutch.

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A dc error means that the clothing is not being distributed properly in the basket. This usually happens when the machine is lightly loaded. If the load seems o.k. then the problem is probably with the sensor at the side of the basket.

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