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Will not spin

When it starts the spin cycly it makes a noise, like there are some loose screws, metal parts grinding, then it usually pauses and goes back to the wash cycle.

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  • pat_kennedy Aug 16, 2008

    my machine either stops with a DC or UC code in the spin cycle.





  • ketcs Aug 18, 2008

    Yes same problem here ,,, so frustrating. it also clinks like a chain is lose or something to that effect. . washes then all of a sudden it stops an says unbalanced load. duh . nothing was in it. so i put a towel in it an then it stops an says

    wash did not appear to drain ..refer to the help section or the users guide for possible reasons or call, 1 888 462 9824... bought new from maytag. has broke twice . 2 yrs old....

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Your machine is in need of a new transmission or the clutch

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