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Greetings, I Have a maytag cloths washer MAV7700AWW. The drive motor will turn on with no load and loudly hums with no movement with belt on. Ckecked the transmition and water pump - they move freely. Took motor out and found what looks like a capasator mounted near the windings. it's about 1/4 inch thick, rectangular in shape, 1 3/8 inch by 1 inch. It has 2 stabs for staykons on either side of the 1 3/8 inch sides. The number 801 is on the 1/4 inch thickness and obliterated numbers look like 20MA0? on the top. Is this the capasator for the start or is this motor a start winding motor?

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SOURCE: Maytag Performa PAV1000AWW top load washer

Try to replace the capacitor. Good luck

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SOURCE: Maytag Performa PYE2200AYW - not working

Yes there is a fuse in the dryer. The black circular thing is a high limit thermostat. Beneath it is the thermal fuse. It is smaller (dime size) and is mounted to the right side of the heating element housing. It is alittle tough to see and get at. You must use the original Maytag part kit.It comes with a new high limit therm. and fuse.

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SOURCE: Black mark on clothes after washed in Maytag top load washer.

Check and make sure the seal at the bottom of the washer is not wore out. Alot of times you will get grease from the bearins and drum assembly if this wears out.

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You have a worn brake

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SOURCE: maytag top load washer won't pump water out=intermittent problem

You have a belt driven pump on this machine.
Maytag redesigned the lid switch for this machine because of this problem.
Try a new lid switch first.
It is possible that the problem could originate from the timer. Which would mean a new timer.

I believe the lid switch will correct your problem.

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