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When my Maytag MAV-12 Washer stops spinning, it comes to a screeching halt. It sounds like brakes screeching. The Maytag Atlantis is going to be 10 years in December. My Warranty said if it is a transmission problem then they would give me the part but I would be out the transportation costs plus all labor. Is it worth fixing or should I just get a new washing machine. JR from Texas

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I would not fix it myself .

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SOURCE: My maytag atlantis mav6200 only spins on whites cycle

Try running the machine in another cycle the very next time you use it. I'm trying to determine if this is machine fault something else.

If you just used the machine wait for about 1/2 hour before starting it again.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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SOURCE: loud squeal during wash and spin cycles, maytag atlantis washer

The belt is slipping and needs replaced.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag atlantis washer mav-31

Hello
Welcome to fixya.
I'm Huuum and happy to assist you,

Is t your washer cleaning the clothes and operating fine other than the noise?
If so do not spend any money on it unless it breaks or does not operate!

"If its not broken do not fix it!"

I know this is not the what you wan to hear!

I have a telephone number of the consumer affairs of for maytag that's hard to find!
If you call them thay will demand that thier servicers find and remedy the problem or swap it out for you!.
Even if it is past warranty.

I'm not at work for another couple of hours.
When I get there I'll give you the 800 number for Whirlpool (They now own Maytag) Consumer affairs and you can cal Monday!
I do this frequently for my customers!
Everyone knows,
"It's easyier to keep the customers you have than find new ones"


But no matter what happens,you have no need to pay the repair persons child's college tuition!
You have your own needs!.

How much did you spend on this machine even though it did wash and perform?
Noise is not broken or failure.
I had a Maytag Neptune that did this for 6 years and I fixed 2 other problem unrelated .
Then on the third break down I dumped it in the trash and bought myself a Speed Queen Commercial
washer that will last me 25 years for half the price of the $999.00 Maytag Neptune.

When I complained to my father about the noises in our family car he used to tell me,
turn on the radio.






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Thank you

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag washing machine #mav6260aw

I found the crazy sound where comes from, it was an aluminum ring in the drain pump.
First of all, I took out the belt under the bottom, checked moter to run itself, it was fine, so, I suspected some waste in somewhere, it was lucky I disassembled the drain pump first, no waste in the drain pump, but I saw a ring that was cut under the pump (seems should be connected), when I try to spin the pump wheel by hand it is broken because of the ring.
I ordered the entire drain pump on the website, the cost $74 + delivery fee, I recognized Maytag re-designed the drain pump due to the ring ( new pump does not have the ring anymore). Now the washer works fine like new.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis MAV-14

Hi,
If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

Washing Machine2_bing.gif does not Pump or Spin
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Front Load Washing Machine2_bing.gif not draining and or not spinning
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heatman101

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My Maytag Atlantis on the last spin it makes a high pitch screech Wat is it


Hi, Welcome to fixya. Based on your description I'd say you're right on and have a worn brake rotor. It is quite common for this make of washer. While the washer will otherwise work fine the pads on the brake rotor have made the brake drum "sheen" therefore causing a screech when it comes to a stop. Fixing it really depends on how much you'd like to spend and how much you can do yourself. The brake rotor & drum is about $30-$40 at "repairclinic.com". Part #'s 1480293 and # 1057484... **Make sure to unplug the washer before servicing...safety first** macmarkus_114.jpg You'll either need the brake tool to replace it, as I've attached...

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Or three long fine thread screws to back off slowly to allow the spring to decompress.

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I always use the tool so I don't recall, but I think the screws need to be 3-1/2" to 4" long to allow safe removal.

It's a pretty strong spring...be careful.

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Double check on-line by entering your model number. Hope that answers your immediate question. Let me know if you require any further assistance. Thanks for coming to "fixya" today. Please take a moment amd rate this info favorably. Good luck. Regards, Macmarkus :)

Jan 18, 2011 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer

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He tub will not spin


If you hear the motor running, then possibly the brake is not releasing.

These models have brake issues, typically which start with a screech when the spin stops, and often wet and/or smelly washer issues due to poor spin speed.

Most likely either part of the brake release mechanism is jamme, the thrust bearing is bad, or the reversing switch.

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Hi,
If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

Washing Machine2_bing.gif does not Pump or Spin
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4617986-washing_machine_not_pump_or_spin

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Sounds like belt or bearing failure. Possible motor break down. Usually rear panel removal for access. Always unplug unit. Inspect workings for failure. Belt tight, tub turns freely. Usually the motor is the culprit. Tub removal is rarely needed. Search online for specific washer layout.

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Maytag MAV 7000 stopped in rinse cycle with water in tub. When turned on, there is a low buz sound. Was making a louder noise prior to stopping.


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The top of the washer lifts up like a car hood after two clips between the top and the front panel are pushed with a putty knife. Once the top is flipped open, the screws that hold the front panel in place at the top can be removed and the panel lifted off. The belt may be bad or something may be stopping the belt like a bad pump. Or the transmission drive pulley and bearing may be going bad. If the bearings above the transmission drive pulley fail the brake will not release correctly in the spin cycle causing weak, slow or no spin. The belt & pulley system can be accessed by tipping the washer back. The belt is routed around all three pulleys under the washer and is fairly loose until the motor starts. It is the torque of the motor that gives the belt tension. Leaking or loud "jet engine" sound in spin indicates a bad main tub seal at the outer tub which has caused the spin bearing to fail. This is a complicated repair as the inner and outer tubs need to be removed from the washer to access and replace the seal and bearing components.

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