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It will not complete the spin cycle at all. When it starts the spin cycle it spins very slow back and forward

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Hi,

This is a Common problem in Maytag Front Loaders. Check Timer and replace it of faulty. Unless you need to replace Control Board.

it might cost you around $200.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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