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Maytag Neptune FAV6800AWW Washer was working fine then failed to enter spin mode and would not drain after a wash cycle. Repair tech came and said both control board and clutch was bad. What are the odds of both going at the same time? Does this tech know what he's doing?

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What error codes if any for failing in Spin Cycle?
If the Clutch One-Way Roller bearings are Slipping in spin cycle you will get tumbler movement as the wash basket begins to spin up.
If the TSD is working as designed you will get unbalance errors such as dC or uC and the machine will shut down. This tells me the Control Board is responding correctly to the Tub Displacement Sensor (TDS) signaling. Is that the failure scenario?
See this post Clutch Fix for Fail to spin issues related to a Clutch malfunction. This is a very common problem for the FAV6800A and FAV9800A machines
If you can provide additional info on you issue that would help me. Does the tub bang around as you enter spin cycle then fail with unbalance error codes?
Most service techs do not have much hands on experience with the machine. If we can get closer to the fail point and you can DIY the fix you will save big dollars.
I will guess you quote to repair is in $350 to $500 range maybe more

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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Google this for a post that covers the Clutch removal and inspection/repair;

""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW"" you will find the Service Manual in post 5 of that sticky.

Google this for Outer Tub bearing rebuild;""
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Open the washer lid and see if you can rotate the wash basket CCW this is the Spin direction.


The wash basket should not rotate CW. If the the wash basket will not rotate CCW then I feel the One-Way Roller Clutch bearing is seized. If you place the washer cycle in a Spin Only cycle I believe you may see the same fail process with no error code.


If you want to DIY the fix Google this Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW. That will take you to a FAV6800A Sticky.


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I feel you will find that the Clutch has failed due to a leaky Tub Seal. A replacement Clutch Pulley will more than likley get you back in service. Once you have the Service Manual you can pull the front cover off drop the Clutch Pulley out and inspect.

I won't offer any more help on this site it is just to difficult to work issues. You can see by past ratings I know the machine and have helped owners. If you are not the DIY type then callin in a Service Repair will cost $65 to $90 range and more than likely they will not have a clue. Go thru the FAV6800A forum here and search the post. i.e. this is typical repair service result for support........ http://www.fixya.com/support/t8683813-6_year_old_maytag_neptune_tl_washer_just

Not hammering service people, most just don't have the hands on knowledge to diagnose machine issues. Once you know the fail point anyone that has very basic mechanical skill sets can repiar the machine. Go to the forum that has the Sticky and open up an issue in the Maytag washer part of that forum and I will help. I scan the forum a few times a day. If you are not into a DIY fix just disregard this post.







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Is that the issue? Have the Lid locks failed to release and you can't open the Lid?

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If you need help post in the Maytag/Magic Chef/Admiral/Jenn-Air forum with your issue and we will try to help. No cost to you for the support..........D*ick

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Hello smithe623

I’m an owner of the machine.

I assume the machine is not displaying and error code to the LED Display?

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