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MAYTAG BRAVO Quiet series 300 washer - top loading 2010 model. I had to pull the internal basket to remove coins that had slipped by and were banging around. Nasty noise but I successfully cured the problem. Recently we've been experiencing a very bad stagnant water odor coming from the machine. I pulled the basket again and saw very dirty water full of black gunk settled in pockets at the bottom right before the pump suction strainer cap was. Unsure why it is there but that is definitely where the smell is coming from. Otherwise, the machine works great. Please help.

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Possible that you would have a tub seal leak if it is only noticable during spin cycle. Possible that it "drips" slightly while in agitation, but not enough to notice it. While in spin mode you have a lot more parts moving as well as a lot more water pressure on the seal itself. Pump could also be leaking, but highly doubtful since it would leak a constant amount at all times. Good Luck!!! Jim

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its better do a maintenance, or put it to wash without cloths, only water and clorox, and varsol with the max level (water)

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Tub bearings and seal have failed. My SAV405DAWW just started with the loud grinding and I am now in the process of finding out if I can fix it myself. Kurt

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Our control panel is fine. For now. (The machine is only 3 months old). This is our problem--and I haven't yet seen this complaint at all over the internt: The lower wash arm is getting stuck on the bottom rack and stopping immediately. This seems to be a design flaw. The bottom rack is just built too low. A service man was out once. He tightened the wash arm. Didn't work. The service department at the dealership is now ignoring our subsequent calls!! So I wonder if the "not cleaning" problem you have is because of this.

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It's possible to wear out the impeller. To remove the impeller: after removing the motor and impeller from the housing, you remove the cover from the electric end. Carefully find a flat on the shaft that usually fits an open end wrench close to where the shaft goes into the motor. Not on the end of the shaft where the spring thing is. Hold the shaft with a wrench while turning the impeller, don't let the wrench break anything. Double check the threads on the new impeller to see if they are left-handed. The impeller should unscrew in the direction of the motor's rotation.
Put in a new seal while you're there.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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