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Sits Pretty Doing Nothing,ARG!

Maytag Atlantis,and I've heard enough nightmarish stories about trying to find service or parts.I'm wondering if it's worth my time to ask,but it stopped in spin cycle one night and now only fills with water and does nothing,timer does not move,no drain,no sound,nothing.It acts if it has no power,that is no electric to anything.I thought Maytag was made in the "USA" but good ole Mexico,this one.Anyway I cannot find diagrams,maintenance books,problem shooting,not even on Maytag website,nothing.HELP. I'm about to recycle it and get a few bucks and not buy Maytag again.

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My Maytag Atlantis has done the same thing on occasion. Mine has started screeching loudly during agitation cycle and has a hot or electrical smell, and then just stops and I can't get it to start back. .I have discovered it may be due to overloading it. I unplugged it and removed all the clothes and dipped out the water, and reached inside and rotated the drum by hand, and after letting it sit for a while to cool off tried it again and it started working.

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Any codes on the front?. Try here to see if it's any help: Type in MAV6000 only

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Maytag atlantis filled with water and the dial would keep moving through the cycle like running but drum did nothing. now wont fill with water too.

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