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I have a maytag A5910 that won't discharge the wash water. I replaced the pump belt but to no avail.

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Have you checked the discharge hose and pump to see if they may be plugged? Also, pumps wear out or can experience damaged impellers.

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Maytag Neptune MAH8700A tha detergent drawer is filling up with water and running out of the drawer onto the floor not going into the tub.


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Belt, Water Pump If the washer won't drain the pump belt might have broken or might have worn out. Check the belt and replace if it shows signs of excessive wear.

Drain Pump If the washer won't drain water the drain pump might be defective. It's also common for a small sock or other article of clothing to get caught in the drain pump or in the drain hose. Check both for an obstruction before replacing the pump.

Clogged Pump or Hose If the washer won't drain there might be a clogged pump or hose. It's common for small socks or other small clothing items to get into the water drain system and clog the hose leading to the pump or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump in order to remove the article of clothing. Keep in mind that any water in the washer will pour out of the hoses when removed.

Drive Belt If the washer won't drain, should check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't drain properly, if at all.

Lid Switch Assembly If the washer won't drain the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't drain the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Drain Hose If the washer won't drain water check the drain hose. Be sure the hose did not get kinked behind the washer. Also, remove the hose from the pump and check it for obstructions.

Coin Trap If the washer won't drain the coin trap may be clogged. This washer is equipped with a device near the water pump called a coin trap. The purpose of this device is to trap any foreign materials that make their way down the drain. Normally, the coin trap can be accessed through an access panel. It is designed with the homeowner in mind and is normally easy to clean out.


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Oct 11, 2012 | Maytag Neptune MAH7500WH Front Load Washer

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My Maytag diswasher legacy 300 does not drain . Water back up & spill overt the kitchen counter top. What shall I do ?


Hello,

There are several reasons why a washing machine won't drain or spin. The cause could be something as easy as a clog or something difficult that will need a licensed repairman. Start with the simplest possible cause and work down to the more difficult causes.

Find some possible cause and how to solve the problem:

A washing machine won't spin if the water can't drain. Check hoses for any kinks or clogs that may prevent the water from draining. If a hose has kinks, try to straighten out the kinked hose. If it can't be straighten sufficiently, replace the hose. If hoses are not kinked, check for clogged hoses. This can be done by using the screwdrivers to remove the hoses and looking for clogs or running a water hose through the clogged hose to remove the clog. Use the rags and bucket to clean up the water that comes out of the hoses when they are disconnected. Once the clog is cleared, put the drain hose back into place. The washer should drain and spin now if a clogged or kinked hose was the problem.

If the washer still won't drain or spin, check to see if the lid is not closing all the way or if the lid switch is not clicking into place. Close the lid and make sure that it closes all the way down. When the lid closes, the lid switch should click. If there is no clicking sound, then the switch may need to be replaced. Follow manufacturer's directions for replacing the switch. If the lid does not close all the way, visually check for signs that the lid is bent. If bent, try to bend it back into place.

Loose or broken belts could also prevent a washing machine from draining or spinning. Pull the washer away from the wall and, using the screwdrivers and wrenches, remove the back panel. Using the flashlight, visually check for any broken or loose belts. Replace any broken or loose belts. Although replacing washing machine belts is difficult, anyone who has replaced belts on a car, lawn mower or even a bicycle chain should be able to accomplish the task.

Another possibility for a washing machine to not spin or drain is the pump. With the back panel still off the washer, check the pump with the voltmeter to ensure that the pump is getting power. If the washer is getting power, turn on the washer and listen to find out if the pump is running but the water is still not draining. It may be necessary to remove the pump and clean it or to replace the pump with a new one. Once the pump is replaced, turn on the washer to determine if it will now drain and spin.

If all of the above steps fail to produce a washing machine that drains or spins, then it is time to call a professional repairman. Use the screwdrivers and wrenches to replace the panel on the washer and push it back against the wall.

I hope the above helps;

Good luck.

Apr 14, 2011 | Maytag Dishwashers

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I need a circuit (schematic diagram) for a Maytag A5910 washing machine


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly

If you have a problem I can certainly point you in the right direction. I have been working on Maytags since the late 60's. Even had to fix my own Maytag washer earlier this year :(

The MAYTAG Service manual (PN 56283), Maytag 2 belt washer - is no longer available - This part has been permanently discontinued by the manufacturer and we don't know of any source for the part.

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-A5910-%3d%3dc265i421563&PartID=421563

(maybe ebay???)

Replacement parts diagrams of the complete machine are here:

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=26872

If you descibe your symptoms I am pretty sure we can solve this via good comunications here.

Kelly

Feb 15, 2010 | Maytag Washing Machines

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How do I adjust the pump belt on Maytag washer ?


Depends on model.
For top load units with two belts under botton panel, tilt empty washer against a wall to allow access to belts and loosen the 3 pump mounting screws. See page: http://www.applianceaid.com/maywash_belt.html

Jan 07, 2010 | Maytag Atlantis MAV5000

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My maytag washer won't drain


Take off the front panel (Use a putty knife to press in the tabs near each upper corner where the top lid meets the front panel).
Check the wiring (esp. the ground) on the pump - it may be corroded or loose.
Tip the machine back to access the underside & check the motor-driven belt that drives the drum & the discharge pump - it may have broken or come off.
Check the discharge pump for blockage.

Dec 06, 2009 | Tecnik TKL9260 Front Load Washer

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MAYTAG TOP LOADING MACHINE NOT DRAINING


HI, check the following to address this issue.

1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

**The most common issue will be an obstructed hose or, line

Jul 08, 2009 | Maytag MTW5900TW Top Load Washer

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Water remains in the drum (Maytag washer).


NO, there is a small blockage within the drainage system. check the following to combat this issue.




1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

Jun 15, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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My Maytag washer leaks badly around the bottom on the spin cycle


Sounds like you might need a new pump belt. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. Unplug the washer and with the water out tilt it back so that you can see the bottom. You have a main drive belt that goes from the motor to the big pulley in the middle. There should be a second belt that goes from the motor to a smaller pulley which is the pump. Make sure that this pulley turns freely in both directions. One direction is agitate and the other is discharge. If it does and your belt is loose a new belt might do the trick.

If the pulley does not move freely take off the front panel, two philip screws about 3 inches up from the bottom of the front panel. Inspect the pump. One time I found a scouring pad in the pump!! If after inspection the pump still does not move freely you may need to purchase a new pump. Find the part number and check out prices on-line. The pump is relatively easy to replace. Good Luck

Jan 26, 2009 | Washing Machines

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