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FAV6800AWW MAYTAG NEPTUNE

WILL NOT SPIN DUE TO LOAD IMBALANCE. WHEN I MANUALLY ADJUST & BALANCE THE LOAD IT STILL IS OUT OF BALANCE BECAUSE THE SIDE ROTATORS MOVE. WHAT CAN I DO? AM ABOUT READY TO CRUSH THIS P.O.S.

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If you are sure that the load sensor is not the problem then you really need to get a service person to try to correct. The side rotators should not be moving.

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FAV6800AWW won't spin without going out of balance


Each of the legs supporting the washer need to be adjusted and the washer leveled. You will need a Level with bubble indicators to see the exact position of the liquid within & it is in the center of the glass container. Level front to back and side to side. When done the washer should be level at all 4 sides and it will not move around and cause the level indicators to trip any switches.

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Maytag neptune top load washer will not spin out with small loads, large loads are fine. I get the DC error at about 10 mins left in spin cycle. No amount of shifting load will solve problem


This is a Clutch issue could be a easy fix if the Tub Seal is not the root cause.

If you get no help at this forum Google This ""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW""

5th post down you will find the SM and support for the "DC and UC" unbalance error codes. Good luck..............DH1200s

Aug 20, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Maytag FAV6800AWW appears to have some imbalance even with no clothes or water in machine.


Your unit should have leveling feet on all four corners that you can adjust up or down to level it out. Personally I like to mount my washer and dryer on a short level platform.

Jul 16, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Yes I just want to know I it's worth fixing this prob. I have a maytag Neptune tl washer model fav6800aww it's starts fine but after 3 minutes it stops on wash cycle an after 5 minutes Lr shows on...


Lr error code is locked rotor. Could be a couple different issues.

Google this phrase and read thru the post ""[FIXED] Maytag Neptune Top Load FAV6800AWW -- tub/motor will not spin""

Post in that forum if you want to DIY I do not offer DIY help here any more.

Jul 12, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Neptune TL ( Model # FAV6800AWW) washing machine does spend but clothes still soak after it done. when you spend it by hand, it only spend in counterclockwise.


Any error codes. What happens if you start a Spin Only Cycle witht the same load? Does the times stay stuck at xx minutes in the LED display and the machine constantely starts and stops?

The more info on your problem the better.

Do you want to DIY the fix? Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW see the 5th post down here for general info and the Service Manual. If you want to try to DIY the repair I will help.

Apr 04, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I start load of wash, with setting of Max Extract being ON. Clothes come out very wet


I would put the machine in Service Mode with that Wet Wash Load in the wash basket and do a Quick Spin Test on page 14 of the Service Manual and record the fastest RPM that the wash basket will pin up too.

If you don't have the Service Manual Google this Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.


If you want help post your issue in that Maytag DIY froum and I will help you......or stay here and see how it's goes.

Mar 21, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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My MAytag will not spin the water outta my clothes on spin cycle


If you machine is a FAV6800A or FAV9800A don't worry about the last two letters of the model number.

Google this; Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

This is a DIY Appliance repair forum and you can get the Service Manual and repair support at that site..

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.

If you need help post in the Maytag/Magic Chef/Admiral/Jenn-Air forum with your issue and we will try to help.

Feb 28, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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How do i get to the drainage hose in back of neptune FAV6800AWW?


You have to remove the front cover from the machine.

Do you have the FAV6800A/FAV9800A Service Manual?

I'll see if this site can let me post a pic of the wash tub removed. In this pic you can see the Drain Pump/Pressure Switch and drain line on the right side of the machine. There is no side or rear panel access.

What is the issue? Won't drain?

I would suggest you Google "Maytag neptune FAV6800aww wont spin" this forum has a Sticky for Maytag FAV6800A and FAV9800A machines and you can get the Service Manual from this site. I feel it's a better DIY site.

OK let me see if I can attach a pic;


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Jan 04, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune top load washer model # fav6800aww will not drain and spin if anything is in it, remove all articles and it will drain and spin


Are yiy failing in Spin Cycle wuth dC or uC error codes?

If so see if this post Clutch Fix. There is a link to the SM.....D*ick

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Excessive wobble


If there's a loud thumping noise during the spin cycle, the load of clothes has probably gotten unbalanced. Open the lid, redistribute the clothes in the washer, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

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