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Maytag spiner arm removal

Pretty convinced I need to remove the spinner arm and clean it out but I don't know how. There are no screws.
It's a Maytag Jetclean Quiet Pak.
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Most of them just pull down and off. the little plastic jigger that holds them often breaks, so I would order a new one first before forcing it...


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Could be the berrings need to be replaced or possibly a broken spinner support assembly which is located on the outside of the inner stainless steel basket. Both of these repairs are costly and not worth paying for service to repair them, but if you are mechanically inclined and VERY patient you can probably make the repairs yourself. I'm in the middle of mine and very hopeful at the moment. Lots of information on youtub for berring replacement, but I didn't find much on spinner support replacement. I did figure out how to remove the spinner support and clean it. Mine is still in good shape.
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The 5500 Neptune washer and all predecessors are accessed from the front. by removing the 2 hinge screws, and the opposite 2 screws. The front goal post panel can then be removed, then the door can be lifted off. Maytag made a 1 piece tub and a removable front tub cover. Once the tub cover is removed by pulling all the tension clips you can remove the stainless spin basket one of 2 ways, either remove all 3 of the basket tumblers, then the 3 basket bolts, then the basket can be removed leaving the spinner support behind, or you can remove the rear panel, then the main pulley, then tap out shaft with a 2X4, this will remove the basket and spinner support together. You have not described the nature of your leak. Pleazer Appliance...

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There is no water getting to the top end of the second rack plz help

Hello, welcome to FixYa.

This procedure applies to most modern Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Kenmore, Amana, name a few. There may be subtle differences between them such as options, rack design, lower spray arm appearance etc.

There likely is a blockage in the filter/screen and chopper assembly below in the sump well, it's just not obvious/visible. The place to look for a remedy is the wash pump area, you`ll need to follow these steps to clean it.

This is why the top rack is most effected, poor water circulation.

1 ) Remove the turbo wash tube if applicable to your model, it pulls off, i.e.

2 ) Spray arm removal. hold the center nut and spin the arm.
3 ) Now you can remove the upper spray arm supply tub or referred to sometimes as "rear feed cap".
a ) lift to depress the rear tab, i.e.
b ) Then twist the feeder to the right ( clockwise ), i.e.
4 ) Now you can remove the center nut...


Then remove the four # 20 torx head screws holding the filter in place, and lift the filter out.

Below the filter you`ll find food debris, undissolved detergent etc, but also a cover with a single #10 torx head screw to remove and the cover will pull straight up and out. the arrows from left to right in the image indicate...1) screw location
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Now you should see the chopper and screen assembly,


it too can be clogged up pretty bad, clean it best you don`t really want to remove this part.

If my explanation is not clear enough, here`s a link which provides a pretty good video of how to do this, these guys aren`t pro`s but the "how to" video is pretty thorough nonetheless.

Let me know how you make out, please keep me informed if you need further assistance or anything is unclear.

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Removal of spinner (it turns the spray arm) on top of pump housing.

If your talking about removing the bottom, main spray arm for the MDB7100AWB, in the middle there's the little hole with a plastic cog, button, whatever you want to call it that you can grab in pull up and spin, but this is just a spray jet and has nothing to do with removing the arm. But, around that hole in the middle is a disc that is somewhat flat and only sticks up about an 1/8 of an inch from the arm, this is what you need to unscrew to remove the arm. It almost looks like part of the arm (especially if it's caked with detergent), but it's actually the screw fastener that holds the arm on.  Just muscle that disc, turning counterclockwise, and it should unscrew, then you can remove the main arm unit.

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