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When I switch on washing machine the LED display says 'test'. When start is pressed it goes through complete cycle in about 2 minutes without taking any water into machine. Its worked fine for over 2 years. Any ideas ? Thanks

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How to run a diagnostic for washer model MHWE450WW01 Maytag


Starting Error History Software Version and
Diagnostic Test:
NOTE: Washer must be empty and the control must be in the
OFF state.
1. Close the door.
2. Select any one key (except "STOP/CANCEL" and "CONTROL
LOCK" and follow the steps below using the same key:
Press/hold for 2-5 seconds, Release for 2-5 sec, Press/hold for 2-5 sec, Release for 2-5sec, Press/hold for 2-5 sec
3. Upon release, all yellow/green console LED lights will turn ON
for 5 sec.
4. If there are any failure codes stored by the washer, the display
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Note: The last four errors will be displayed.
5. Press the same key to advance to the next code.
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This machine was spinning with an uneven load and stopped working so I emptied the machine and took it apart. I found the shock absorber on the tub needed to be put back together so I fixed that problem...


The error E68 means the ccu has sensed a stuck button on the console. MANY times this is a false error and means that either the ccu or interface must be replaced, but SOMETIMES, there really is a stuck button. TRy to run a diagnostic using the instructions I have provided below, let me know if you need any help with it.
1. Press and hold Select and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds to reset the control. The buzzer will sound
1 time and "rES" will be shown briefly in the display.
2. Immediately after, rotate cycle selector knob 5 turns counter-clockwise to the second position from the bottom.
Press and hold the Options and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 2 seconds. The control will enter test mode,
the buzzer will sound 3 times and all LED's will rapidly flash.
After entering the test mode, the cycle selector knob can now be rotated to select the following tests:
Rotate the cycle selector knob clockwise from the starting position:
0 turns: All LED's will flash.
1 turn: Drive motor runs; heat source is on. Drying LED is lit. "H" and the control thermistor reading will toggle
back and forth in the display.
2 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Cool Down LED is lit and "AF" (Air Fluff) is displayed.
3 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Drying and Cool Down LED's are lit and numbers appear in the
display showing moisture sensor readings. Opening the door (press in on door switch plunger) and placing
a finger on the both moisture sense bars at the same time will make the numbers decrease. In controls that
do not have a digit display, the More Dry LED should be ON. Opening the door (press in on door switch
plunger) and placing a finger on the both moisture sense bars at the same time will make the Damp LED
come on.
4 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off.
Key test:
a. When the Temperature key is pressed, all the temperature LED's should light.
b. When the Dryness key is pressed, all the dryness level LED's should light.
c. When the Options or Select key is pressed, all the Option LED's should light.
d. When the Start/Pause key is pressed, all the cycle status LED's should light.
e. When the Cancel key is pressed, all the cycle status LED's should light.
5 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Cool Down LED is lit. Control thermistor reading is displayed.
6 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is on. Drying LED is lit. Control thermistor reading is displayed.
7-11 turns: All LED's will flash
To EXIT test mode, press and hold the Select and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds or disconnect power
from dryer. Dryer will be reset for regular operation.
If you cant even enter this mode at all, your interface will have to be replaced. There is no way to determine whether its the intrface OR ccu, but in my experience, it's usualy the interface that ends up needing replacement. Here is the part to order.

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Restart off


4.4 Restart Feature
If a fault occurs in the machine, the diagnostic system will detect it. However, instead of displaying
a fault code immediately, the machine will try to restart. If the fault was only of temporary nature,
the machine will restart and finish the cycle. If there is a continuous fault the machine will try to
restart a number of times.
This process could take up to 8 minutes depending on the type of fault. After this, if the machine
still cannot restart, the fault code is displayed and the machine will beep continuously. The number
of retries will depend on the fault that it has detected, however the maximum number or retries for
any one fault is 32 times.
The restart feature is turned on when a machine leaves the factory. For servicing we strongly
recommend that this feature be disabled.
To turn the restart feature on follow the procedures below:
1. Enter diagnostic mode (Refer to Section 4).
2. Press WATER LEVEL DOWN so that the low water level LED is lit.
3. Press POWER to turn the display off (the 5 leftmost wash progress LEDs will be flashing).
4. Press POWER to turn the machine on.
5. The machine can now be tested on any cycle.
To turn the restart feature off, either repeat the steps above or switch off the power to the machine.
The restart feature can be permanently programmed in to the machine's memory. When in
diagnostic mode press and hold ADVANCE down at the same time as pressing WATER LEVEL
DOWN. A long beep will acknowledge the setting has been retained in EEPROM. Press POWER
to retain selection as with size switching. To remove from the permanent memory, repeat the
above procedure.
Note: This feature is designed as a service aid only and should be left on in the customer's
home. To return to normal operation, and to reset the restart feature to the factory setting,
switch the machine off at the wall or disconnect from the mains supply.
4.5 Recycle Feature
The recycle feature, when enabled, will cause the machine to continuously repeat the cycle that
has been selected. At the completion of the spin cycle the machine will power off briefly then
power back up again and will start the cycle programmed.
This feature would be useful to help identify an intermittent problem, and would be best used if the
machine had been taken back to a workshop for service.
To turn the recycle feature on follow the procedures below:
1. Enter diagnostic mode (Refer to Section 4).
2. Press WATER LEVEL UP so that the Medium water level LED is lit.
3. Press POWER to turn the display off (the 3 rightmost wash progress LEDs will be flashing).
4. Press POWER to turn the machine on.
The machine can now be tested on any cycle.
Note: This feature is designed as a service aid only and should be OFF in the customer's
home. To return to normal operation, and to return the recycle feature to the factory
setting, switch the machine off at the wall or disconnect from the mains supply.

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Code LL flashing. Will not complete a cycle.


The LL error code is not documented very well.

Can you tell me what point of the Wash Cycle the Cycle Status LED is in when you error out with the LL error code?

I believe it will be in the Spin Cycle of the wash cycle.

You could try a Quick Spin test and see if the wash basket will spin up to 850 RPM with no laundry in the Wash Basket. See Page 14 of the Service Manual and see if the Wash Basket will spin up to 850 RPM.

You could also check the TDS for proper range of motion using the SM or this typed out process.
Tub Displacement Sensor Diagnostics check.
It is possible the Tub Displacement Sensor may have failed try this check which is in the Troubleshooting guide stored in your washer console or refer to the SM.

a. Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”

b. Press the Super Wash key display reads “in”…something like that.

c. Press Delicates the Display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

d. Push tub to the back right corner of the machine the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open). Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

e. Press Hand Wash.

f. Pull tub to the front left corner while pushing the tub down the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open). Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

If you fail this test it would be time to remove the machine front cover check if the TDS sensor has fallen of its mounting position between the Tub and the washer frame.

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The machine will start a cycle normally, but after the timer reaches a certain point it stops counting down and the machine will continue to agitate until you force it to stop.


Thank you for verifying the model type so many folks post non FAV6800A/FAV9800A questions in this forum machine specific topic area.

FAV6800A/FAV9800A Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

You will need the Service Manual for support. I’m an owner like you with a solid repair skills on the machine and will try to help you DIY the repair if we can ID the issue through troubleshooting.

Do you have this condition in all wash cycles? Will a Quick Wash cycle complete? Do you see the Cycle Status LED ever indicate the machine has moved to the Spin Cycle during the wash cycle? This could be a Control Board failure but we need to troubleshoot.

I want to make sure the Wash basket will spin up with a Spin Only cycle selection. Can you select a Spin Only cycle with a empty wash basket. I would release the washer top so you can observe this test. I want to rule out a broken Clutch large wrap spring.

Page 33 of the Service Manual will show you how to release the washer top from the base. In Spin Only cycle raise the top just enough to make sure the wash basket is rotating Counter Clock Wise – CCW with the Spin Only cycle selected and operated.

If the above test doesn’t indicate an issue I would like you to try the Quick Service Cycle test on page 15 of the Service Manual and see if your FAV6800A will pass that test with no clothes in the washer. When you put the machine in Service Mode press and hold simultaneously the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys until the machine beeps and the LED display reads 00. Then press Wash/Rinse Temp to start Quick Service Cycle test. Did the test complete with a PA indication in the display? It will only display the PA code for a few seconds. End of cycle will beep washer will unlock and Cycle Status LED will indicate complete.

Waiting for your reply….Rich

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Maytag neptune in spin cycle goes slowly fav6800aww


Hello smithe623

I’m an owner of the machine.

I assume the machine is not displaying and error code to the LED Display?

I would download the Service Manual and go to page 14 and perform the Quick Spin Test in Service Mode.

Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”
The Quick Spin Test will spin the wash basket up thru all RPM ranges starting at 90 RPM .15 =150 RPM, .35 = 350 RPM all the way up to .85 for 850 RPM. Report back on the results of the Quick Spin Test and we will go from there.

You can get out of Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or press the off button on the console.

Take care…..Rich

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Maytag neptune washer keeps beeping


The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.
I have tried to work with a few folks on this issue never received feed back to resolution see this post. I feel the issue is caused by one of three possible issues.

A stuck key issue/defective Spin Cycle key making constant contact forcing the Key/LED to cycle thru the Spin Cycle settings. Under normal conditions if you press and hold the Spin Select key it will cycle thru the settings, yours has a mind of its own (defective issue).

A false signal from the Control Board for the Spin Cycle.

A corrosion path issue at the Membrane Pad ribbon cable socket connection between pins 5 and 4. See page 20 of the SM button functionality “Spin” key.

Try to verify that the spin cycle membrane key is not stuck/defective signaling the Control Board to cycle thru the spin settings. I have not experienced this issue but let’s try the Membrane Pad Test to get a start point. See the Service Manual page 15, I have modified the process to make it a bit more understandable at least for me. Make sure the two digit display is not On or Lite.
Press the off button first so there is nothing displayed in the Two Digit display of your FAV6800AW.

Now Enter / Exit Service Mode


To enter Service Mode press the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or until the control beeps. While in Service Mode, pressing the Presoak key will start a membrane switch check that verifies switch operation.

All the LEDs (except Presoak ) can be toggled or slewed by pressing the key associated with the LED or set of LEDs. Do not press the Presoak again during this test.

Press each key once and only once including the Signal Key the on side and the off side, also the UP and Down Arrow key of the LED display. All keys (including the OFF button) must be pressed within 5 minutes for this test to pass. “PA” will be displayed for five (5) seconds once all keys have been pressed and the test is completed (more like PA will be displayed for only a few seconds on my FAV6800AW). Following 10 seconds of inactivity at any point, this test will exit without any display. Let us know the results.

See my additional comment this board has message limit issues.

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My hotpoint ultima super silent displays 'test' but dnt run cycle


its in factory test mode, this can be set by pressing the on and start buttons together. to reset, turn on while pressing the on and start together until dOFF appears

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