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Maytag Neptune Front load washer Model FAV6800AWW not draining or rinsing & showing UC error code.

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Hi.

The FAV6800AWW is a top loader in my schematics. This error would be rather unusual on front loader.

The UC fault code is displayed when the machine is unable to spin the basket, this is often displayed in conjunction with the DC error code, that indicates an out of balance condition.

As first step disconnect power by unplugging the power cord or by tripping the circuit breaker. Ensure that the machine is at balance. Empty the machine and connect back. Start a short cycle with a small load.

If the error comes back, then ther is a problem that is either caused by a faulty tub displacement sensor or by a defective control board.

Testing the tub displacement sensor is quite complicate. The technician must read voltage out from sensor while the machine is cycling. For safety reasons this operation cannot be done by the user.

The sensor is an arm that goes from the tub to the external chassis, located on the front left side of the tub.

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Here the replacement kit: PS2003638 .

Here all parts and diagrams for your model.

In some sporadic case the problem may be a faulty control board or a mechanical problem with the tub caused by a faulty clutch. This is not very common, but to do the repair correctly the sensor should be tested by a tecnician.

Before attempting repair call Maytag at the number listed on the owners manual, so to check your warranty status, and eventually to get a quote on parts and repair.

Also ensure that there was no balancing problem.

Regards.

Ginko

Posted on May 10, 2010

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Maytag neptune top load washer will not spin out with small loads, large loads are fine. I get the DC error at about 10 mins left in spin cycle. No amount of shifting load will solve problem


This is a Clutch issue could be a easy fix if the Tub Seal is not the root cause.

If you get no help at this forum Google This ""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW""

5th post down you will find the SM and support for the "DC and UC" unbalance error codes. Good luck..............DH1200s

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Model fav6800aww drains during the wash and rinse cycle but does not drain during the spin cycle. it give an dc code during the spin cycle which i know that means unbalance but what does that have to do...


Clutch issue and possible time for a tub seal replacement

Google this for a post that covers the Clutch removal and inspection/repair;

""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW"" you will find the Service Manual in post 5 of that sticky.

Google this for Outer Tub bearing rebuild;""
FAV6800A/FAV9800A Outer Tub bearing replacement""

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Fav6800aww machine wont stay balanced move the clothes around it starts back up for about one minute then stops code comes up dc thanks earl


Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

This is a DIY Appliance repair forum and you can get the Service Manual and repair support at that site..

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.

In that Sticky I discuss what is the cause of DC or UC unbalance errors and the fix.

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I keep getting error code dc and it wont spin


Somewhere on this forum I have a response to DC or UC unbalance errors and the fix. It's hard to find my past post on this forum.

Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

This is a DIY Appliance repair forum and you can get the Service Manual and repair support posted in the sticky at that site.

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.

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I no longer post on this site no way to post a Sticky.

If you want to DIY the repair Google this phrase ""Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW""" Read the post Part 1; DC or UC unbalance error codes in Spin Cycle what is causing this issue? Part 2 for the fix action.

Post your issue in the repair forum not in the Sticky. Please include your Model Number i.e. FAV6800A or FAV9800A and I will help you.

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Neptune top load washer model # fav6800aww will not drain and spin if anything is in it, remove all articles and it will drain and spin


Are yiy failing in Spin Cycle wuth dC or uC error codes?

If so see if this post Clutch Fix. There is a link to the SM.....D*ick

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I have a maytag neptune topload washer, & for two days i havent been able to get my clothes to drain & spin, every time i press start, it spins for about 10 seconds & then stops & never...


Can you let me know which model you have…FAV6800A or FAV9800A?

IF it’s the LED display console do you show any unbalance error codes such as dC or uC?

What are the first two digits of you serial number it will be 10,11,12, to 17?

The serial number location;
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Handy Links;
FAV6800A/FAV9800A Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

Let me know if I can help.....Rich

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UC code on may Maytag Neptune Washer FAV6800WW


Continuous Unbalanced Circuit. Improper signal from Tub Displacement Sensor.
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Replace the clutch.

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