Question about Maytag Neptune MAH6500A Front Load Washer

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Will not start wash cycle

Pause light is blinking
Washer will not start

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  • George S Dec 13, 2007

    Diagnosis correct!
    How do you remove/replace door switch

  • George S Dec 13, 2007

    Further investigation revealed that door is popping open--is it still the switch-catch assembly?

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Check the door switch.if the door swith is defective
the machine will not start sometimes you can get
it to start by closing it several times till it catches
but if it completely shot then that wont work you
could pull the plug jump the switch and clost the
door and plug it back in the pause llight should
go out

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

  • Eugene Merritt Dec 13, 2007

    I hevent seen this model before never heard of it
    eilther I know by the symtoms described its the
    door switch.there should be some clips holding
    the front panel to the cabinet if you take a putty
    knife or something thin like a putty knife and
    pop the clips out you shoud be able to lift up
    on the front panel and the switch shoud be
    accessible.I dont know what or how your
    setup is but there has to be clips or something
    of that nature.If I was present on the scene I
    could discern the location.That what you will
    have to do,or call a technician Once you
    have access to the switch simple matter of
    disconnecting the wires and diamantlling the
    swiltch

  • Eugene Merritt Dec 13, 2007

    I think you should call a serviceman
    he can determine whether the latch
    is defective or needs adjuatment and
    whether that adjustment willl allow the
    door swiltch to operate and whether
    or not the switch in fact works or not
    there may be a broken or missing
    part also

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