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Maytag washing machine. .. spin cycle throws

Maytag washing machine. .. spin cycle throws machine down the driveway!! Tried setting back feet, no luck.

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    doesn't fill on cycle but does spin on cycle

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Did you remove the drum protecion ? (a kind of 2 or 4 big screws that attach the drum to the body of the machine to protect it during transportation - new machines ships like this from factory)
If you continue to use it without removing those attachements, not only it is dangerous but also you will damage it.
Have a look on the installation manual, the re should be discribed how to remove them.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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Could you do a Spin Only cycle with that same wet wash load and set the SPIN for Max Extract. After you start the Spin Only cycle put the machine in Service Mode and watch the RPM range. This cycle sets the display to 12 minutes. Let’s see if the wash load remains wet and what max RPM is reached.

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