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Mav6260 washer will not spin

I have a maytag atlantis mav6260aww the machine works fine except for the spin mode, I have checked the bet and it is ok. it spns sometimes, but not fast enough to remove all the water from the clothes. I you open t5he lid when it is spinning the tub stops abruptly and will not start spinning again untill it is filled with water. ANY SUGGESTIONS??????

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  • johntheman Apr 28, 2008

    my mav6260 has the same problame it spins but does not spin fast enough to get the water out of the clothes, i have to run it through the spin cycle twice to get the water out of the clothes anyone know whats going on

  • psiceman May 02, 2008

    I had an appliance repair service come to my home and check out my washer. They came to the conclusion that the transmission has gone bad, and needs to be replaced.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    maytag washer will not spin but will let the water out

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The belts on these units will streach, and alot of the early unit had bad belts.

the unit should spin with or with out water in the spin cycle

also the thrust bearing on these units go bad often.

this is a magic chef washer with the maytag name on it.

Posted on May 16, 2008

My washing machine maytag wheny out but i had it for a long time no problems untill now with motor burn out is it worth paying $200.00 to get fix or buy new one???

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