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Washer fill with water, lid closes but no sound-like it wants to start... no spin, no rinse... also looks like where lid closes no connection

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Hi,
You may be right.. the lid switches often break...

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check the lid switch,open and close the lid just a little and listen for a clicking sound,every time the lid closes and opens the switch should click,also you can set the timer to spin,open the lid and stick a screw driver into the hole where the strike on the lid would go into,that's the lid switch,if it starts to drain and spin then you'll know the switch is bad,the lid coulld be bad and not do anything and that's why you have to listen for the clicking sound,if it does click and the lid switch is good another thing it could be is that no cold water is entering the washer,when in rinse all that fills into the washer is cold water no matter what setting the water is on,this is to keep the clothes from wrinkling but it sounds like the lid switch

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My Maytag top load, looks like PAV2300 but not sure, will not rinse. The water drizzles a bit during the cycle and I hear the timer but the machine does not rinse. I cannot force it into rinse. I have to...


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly

There is a water level pressure switch inside the top panel that has 3 wires on it and a vacuum line. That pressure switch controls the water inlet valve functions via the timer.
If by chance the pressure sensing line is getting hydraulically locked with water due to some form of obstruction it can cause the symptom you describe.

This pressure switch also controls the start of the spin once the water level has dropped (prevents the wash tub from being a water brake and damaging the motor clutch)

If the water level pressure switch is working normally then the only thing left is the timer.

You can do your own testing of the water level presure switch with an external vacuum hose (3 feet in length) connected in place of the machine hose. (DO NOT drop the machine hose when you disconnect it!)

1. place timer on wash and start filling. LID CLOSED
a. Force air orally into the external line
1) Result fill stops agitation begins

2. place timer in spin LID CLOSED and force air into external line until the pressure switch clicks.
a. START SPIN CYCLE NOW and listen for water pump out
b. release pressure on external air line
1) result tub starts spinning

If it passes the above tests your looking at a timer problem causing your no rinse situation.

Thanks for using FixYa!

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Please be carful as running the agitator without enough water will overheat and kick out the motor, however it should be ok when it resets itself.
Yes, the machine should stop agitating when you lift the lid so this too is part of the problem.
After looking at the print I can only suggest that the cam contacts in the timer ( contacts 12 and 14) that start the motor are burned and stuck together.
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Check around your lid and washer lid opening to find the mechanism that is used to activate the safety switch mounted just under the lid opening inside your machine. Sometimes it is a plastic plunger(protrusion) on the lid that mates with and opening(hole) in the machine around the lid opening to cause this switch to close. Other times it is on the hinge side of the
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