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Fav6800aww top load

First the washer would not drain the "nd" code flashed. we drained the the lines. now the washer will not fill with water and it doesnt rotate during the wash.

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Your drain filter is clogged with debris. Usually small items like dirt, paper, money, and much more. Clean the filter and you should be set to go.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread. If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!

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Could be a Tub Seal leak my 1st choice. Could also be a leak caused by a cracked outer tub, issues from the hoses from the drain line connections to the drain pump, drain pump and or drain line.

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Yea it a PITA for working on anything to do with the Drain Pump/Pressure Switch

Do you have the front cover off?

Front Cover access is it.

Do you have standing water in the Tub? If not the ND error code for No Drain may be false.

If you Power Cycle the machine will it clear the ND error code? If so put couple of gallons of water in the machine then (if you don't know how to turn the Drain Pump on in service mode) start a Spin Only cycle and observe the discharge line at the sink or bucket. It should empty less than 20 seconds.

If it does then the Pressure Switch contacts are stuck closed.

I'll post a pic of the Outer Tub removed while I was doing a Outer Tub Bearing job on my machine.

If you need additional help go to a real DIY forum. Google this; 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 with the machine.

If you need help open a post in that repair forum and I will try help you through your issue.
The forum is free and my time is free I just don't want to waste my time in this forum. If you need additional help to troubleshoot the ND error code re-post in that forum.........D*ickfav6800awdiy_1.jpg

A shot with the front cover off looking into the drain pump/pressure switch. Look like fun right.


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In this post Clutch Fix the first couple steps will help you get the front cover off. See ya on the other forum if you need additional help.

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My washing machine is displaying the letters "nd",


ND is no drain error code for the FAV6800A and most Maytag machines.

Is there water in the Wash Basket. If not this could be a stuck Pressure Switch. If there is water in the Wash Basket then there could be a Drain Pump issue/Drain Line clog.

If you want to DIY I can help you.

Feb 05, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Error code ND


FAV6800A or FAV9800A correct?

Could be a Pressure Switch issue not reporting correctly, failed Drain Pump or Cloged Drain Line.

I have troubleshooting buried somewhere in this forum. This forum makes it extremely difficult to find previous post. No effective search engine or Sticky post. This is not a true DIY forum.

If you want to DIY the issue Google Google "Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW" you can get the Service Manual from that site to help you DIY the fix along with forum guidance.
Post in the Maytag/Magic Chef/Admiral/Jenn-Air and I will help you. The only other options are to call in a repair service and spend a lot of extra money or junk the machine.

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We are talking about a FAV6800A or FAV9800A machine correct?

You will need the Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

If so it sounds like you have a stuck Water Valve or a Pressure Switch malfunction that never signals the Control Board of wash tub water level. And or a possible drain pump/drain line clog. I don't think you have a Drain Line issue because you don't report an ND error code for no drain.

Are you up for troubleshooting to DIY the repair?


If you unplug the washer does water continue to flow which requires you to shut the water valve to the washer? If water doesn’t flow I would next step you through how to check that the Pressure Switch is signaling the Control Board to turn off the 120VAC to the water inlet solenoids on proper water level fill.

Before we go any further let’s hear back from you.

I own a FAV6800A and I'm very familiar with troubleshooting and resolving issues with both it and the LCD version the FAV9800A.........Rich

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Error code nD, won't go into spin cycle


Is the Machine a FAV6800A or a FAV9800A?

Do you want to DIY the fix?

The nd error code = No Drain error code.

You could have drain line clog, an issue with the drain pump or a stuck pressure switch. Do you hear the machines drain pump turn on and pump out water before entering lnto the spin cycle? Is there water left in the tub with the nd error code? If you can provide feedback on the questions above I will help guide through the troubleshooting steps.

You will need the Service Manual to troubleshoot.

The FAV6800AW/FAV9800AW Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

Rich

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Won't finish cycle, water still in tub, code nd


check the following to address this issue.

1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom and towards the back of the washing machine).

2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect time to replace the belt(s) if needed.

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Code nd FAV6800AWW, Serial number 10


Hello HopelessR,
Don’t buy a clutch I don’t feel it’s a clutch issue at this point. I hope you can hang in there for some basic troubleshooting. I’m an owner like you not a repair person but I have worked some issues. I feel with the info supplied that you have a true “nd” alarm. The “nd” alarm is triggered when the washer fails to drain completely as monitored by the pressure switch input to the control board and the factory program time limit required for draining the washer. I have never experienced an “nd” alarm until this evening. This was a user induced “nd” failure by pumping wash water back into the tub during the drain cycle of Quick Wash cycle. I started a Quick Wash cycle with no clothes in the washer and with the remaining three settings set to min settings. At the 22 min mark the washer started the drain pump and began a slow spin CCW of the wash basket. It took several minutes of pumping wash water back into the wash tub to trigger “nd” alarm. The washer indicated time stayed at the 21 min mark until the “nd” alarm triggered. 1st test; could you start a Quick Wash cycle with what you would consider a full wash load with the settings I mentioned and let’s see what the results are. I don’t feel you have a clutch issue with no dc/UC error codes to the console. I believe at this point that you have a drain restriction problem. I can’t explain why the washer completes the cycle with the wash basket empty at this point. The 2nd test, do you have a deep sink you can pump the wash water into and observe the stream output? The stream my FAV6800AWW will produce is about a 3” vertical column of water out of the drain pipe held over the deep sink with the drain pump running and no clothes in the wash basket. If you have a deep sink and a helper that can turn on the drain pump in service mode as outlined below we can compare your drain pump output to mine.
You can turn on the drain pump in Service Mode with the process below.
1. Enter Service Mode by pressing both the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys simultaneously until the washer beeps.

2. Next you need to go into the Board Output Test by pressing the Delicates key; your display should now read “ot”.

3. Now press the Presoak key this will start the drain pump and it should begin to empty the tub.

You can press the Off button to stop the drain pump.
If the output stream is low we can troubleshoot the restriction starting at the Sump Cap Item 9 and work back toward the drain pump.
I’ll hang in there with you if you want to continue to troubleshoot the issue. Maybe we can get some suggestions from other forum members. Rich
The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

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Will not fill with water goes right down the drain,works sometimes


Your drain line is too low or there is a air gap blockage.
Remove the drain line from the drain and hold it up high while filling with water and see if it fills and stops.
If so, correct the drain line problem.The drain hose should be 36 inches from the floor.

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