Question about Maytag Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a Maytag (Performa) Top loader. The washing machine is leaking water from the pump. It appears that the rubber seal is causing the leak. Where can I get such a rubber seal?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,911 Answers

Searspartdirect.com carries all the major brand names. Just type in your model number in the search menu and use the exploded view diagrams under the various parts headings on the next page. If you do not wish to order on line, or wish to use another website, use the part number provided on the Sears website. Maytag identifies some of their parts by different series. If the part you need is listed this way and you are confused, please post back and I can assist. Make sure you provide your model number for me. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Washer leaks a little water when I put in a full load in it. Also leaks bleach when poured into dispenser. This is a top loader


Do you now where the leak is coming from? You may have to remove the outside sheet metal to observe the motor and tub. More than likely, the leak may be caused by a faulty pump or a seal in the pump.

If the machine overfills, you can get water on the floor as well, but you would notice that the machine appears too full.

The leaky bleach dispenser probably just needs to be removed, inspected and thoroughly cleaned. Water gets pumped thru it and any clog or problem with the pathway the water follows can cause overflow or a leak. BUT deal with the water problem first, that's the most important. A leaky pump will only get worse.

Also check the hose connections on the back of the washer. Old and cracked rubber washers can allow water to leak.

Sep 25, 2015 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

Maytag performa mod#pav2200aww leaking between rinse and spin cyc


My Performa started leaking from the Drain Pump rubber gasket. It had dryrotted. However, Maytag doesn't make a replacement O-ring gasket. You have to buy the whole new pump! Thanks Maytag.

Jul 05, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

Leaking from the bottom of maytag washing machine


a good possibility that the front door seal is leaking check for tears or any small holes if it is that it it is hard to do

Jun 07, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MAH6500A Front Load Washer

2 Answers

My Maytag Performa has an odor problem. Please let me know how to remediate the odor. Thnanks for your help.


Odors usually come from bacteria . Assuming that is what is causeing it look fro some washing machine cleaner. The newer style front loaders have a water door seal that the bacteria can collect in and this may be your trouble. the gasket folds down some for cleaning. Ask any appliance sales person for conformation on this and how to clean - service the gasket. It its is a top loader same thing can happen but no seal to deal with that you can reach. Use a washing m,achine cleaner in it as well.

If it is comming from your water a chet with a water treatment person is what you need. Culligan or others are what I recomend.

If this helps you please rate me as high as you can, thenk you for using fix ya. .

May 06, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Leaks water on floor and spin cycle very loud


if it sounds like a boeing jet, you will need a new seal & bearing kit. This is something a technician would have to do. many "special" spanner wrenches and spring tools required

Feb 23, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag leaks water in the spining cycle and makes a loud noice.


how old is your maytag top loader ? pump do not leak that often on maytag top loader you may need stem&seal kit &tub bearing kit

Feb 18, 2009 | Amana 3.2 cu. ft. Top-Load Washer

2 Answers

Maytag Atlantis Top Load MAV6250AWW Drum Leak?


It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

Oct 22, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MAV7260B Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag Performa washer


Hi jamac74

The leak could be comming from one of 2 places, either the pump or the main seal. the best way to find wherer the leak is comming from is to take the front panel off. you can do this by poping the top up there is 2 clips that hold the top down. use a putty knife to pop the top up then there is 2 screws holding the front on.

Sep 16, 2008 | Maytag Performa PAV2200

1 Answer

THE WASHING MACHINE IS LEAKING A OIL LIKE FLUID UNDER THE MACHINE?


It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

Jul 18, 2008 | Maytag Performa LAT2500A

1 Answer

Washing Machine leaks intermittantly


It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

Jun 12, 2008 | Maytag PAV5158A Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

77 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Washing Machines Experts

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Al Clark

Level 2 Expert

290 Answers

Todd Marr
Todd Marr

Level 2 Expert

77 Answers

Are you a Maytag Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...