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Just powered up the Maytag Neptune, when the door is open the power comes on, but when it's closed there is nothing

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Door won't open


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Dec 31, 2012 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Neptune dryer that when we start it up, it will run for about 30 minutes before kicking into "PF." There is usually a pretty strong smell at this point. Then after a while of...


pf is for power failure,what kind of a smell is it,electrical or like shellac,when motors heat up it kind of smells like shellac.you can do this,open the door,remove the four fillips screws that you see,two in the door hidges and two on the other side,don't remove the door,shut the door when all screws are out and grab the front panel on both sides and pull forwards,the panel will come off and you can still run the machine,put clothes in it and run it like always and try to see if you can find where the smell is coming from,if the motor overheats and the overload pops that would kill the power going back to the board and it would be like unplugging it while it was running and give the pf code or another thing is to check the block where the power cord connects to the back of the dryer,make sure the wires are tight but i think you have a bad motor.let me ask you this,do you have to wait a while before it will start again?if so it's the motor.let mek now what you find.

Apr 24, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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May tag Neptune showing codes


Error codes appear when there are problems with the door, the inflow and drainage of water and the motor.

Do
Your Maytag Neptune washer displays the "do" help code when the washing machine is trying to start a cycle, but the door is open or not locked properly. If this message is displayed, close the door securely and restart the washing cycle.

FL
The "FL" code indicates that the washing machine was unable to lock the door after you closed it. Open and close the door tightly, then restart the washing cycle.

Sd
The "Sd" code indicates that you have added too much detergent to the washing machine and your laundry has too many suds. The machine will stop displaying this code if it has successfully run the suds recovery cycle, which removes the excess suds from the wash load. If the code remains, reduce the amount of detergent in the load. Use less detergent for similar loads of laundry in the future.

PF
The "PF" code indicates that a power failure has occurred. Restart the wash cycle. If the code still appears, check that the washing machine is still plugged in to the electrical outlet.

Nd
The "nd" code indicates that your Maytag Neptune is not draining as it should. Check that the drain hose isn't kinked and that the stand pipe isn't clogged. If you find either of these problems, fix them before restarting the washing cycle.

LO
The "LO" code appears when the washing machine has finished the selected wash cycle, but cannot unlock the door. Verify that the door is closed properly, push the "Off" button, and wait two minutes. The door should unlock and the error code will disappear. If the error code remains, unplug the washing machine, wait two minutes and plug it back into the electrical outlet.

Lr
The "Lr" code indicates that the washing machine's motor is not running as it should. Have your Maytag Neptune washing machine serviced by a certified Maytag repair professional. Maytag Neptune Priority One Service: (888) 462-9824

NF
The "nF" code appears when the washing machine has tried to fill with water and has failed. Verify that the inlet hoses aren't kinked and that the faucets are fully open.

Od
The "od" code appears when you must open the washer door. The Maytag Neptune washer requires that you open the door between cycles.

Other Codes
* If your Maytag Neptune washing machine displays any codes that are not listed above, contact Maytag Neptune Priority One Service for assistance. Maytag Neptune Priority One Service: (888) 462-9824


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Apr 03, 2011 | Maytag Dryers

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If you get the FL how do you get the door to open??


  1. Your Maytag Neptune washing machine displays error codes, also called "help codes," to identify specific problems with your washer. Once you close your Maytag Neptune's door, the machine locks the door, goes through the selected wash cycles and unlocks the door when the laundry is finished. Error codes appear when there are problems with the door, the inflow and drainage of water and the motor.
  2. Do
  3. Your Maytag Neptune washer displays the "do" help code when the washing machine is trying to start a cycle, but the door is open or not locked properly. If this message is displayed, close the door securely and restart the washing cycle.
  4. FL
  5. The "FL" code indicates that the washing machine was unable to lock the door after you closed it. Open and close the door tightly, then restart the washing cycle.
  6. Sd
  7. The "Sd" code indicates that you have added too much detergent to the washing machine and your laundry has too many suds. The machine will stop displaying this code if it has successfully run the suds recovery cycle, which removes the excess suds from the wash load. If the code remains, reduce the amount of detergent in the load. Use less detergent for similar loads of laundry in the future.
  8. PF
  9. The "PF" code indicates that a power failure has occurred. Restart the wash cycle. If the code still appears, check that the washing machine is still plugged in to the electrical outlet.
  10. Nd
  11. The "nd" code indicates that your Maytag Neptune is not draining as it should. Check that the drain hose isn't kinked and that the stand pipe isn't clogged. If you find either of these problems, fix them before restarting the washing cycle.
  12. LO
  13. The "LO" code appears when the washing machine has finished the selected wash cycle, but cannot unlock the door. Verify that the door is closed properly, push the "Off" button, and wait two minutes. The door should unlock and the error code will disappear. If the error code remains, unplug the washing machine, wait two minutes and plug it back into the electrical outlet.
  14. Lr
  15. The "Lr" code indicates that the washing machine's motor is not running as it should. Have your Maytag Neptune washing machine serviced by a certified Maytag repair professional.

Dec 06, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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My Neptune Dryer keeps giving message to "close door"


Call the repair number listed for your dryer and a technician will be able to come out and look at your dryer and identify the problem.

Jul 14, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MCE8000AY Electric Dryer

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Maytag Neptune Gas Dryer "do" code


sonds as if you have abad door switch assy, uint not reconozing the door closed

Oct 29, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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Maytag Neptune - died with clothes inside and door locked


hi there,

sounds like you may have had a power outage or tripped the breaker on the main electrical panel on your house. can you have a look for me please?

if not it's the main control board that is defective.

can you tell me the full model # & serial # (these will be located on your bill of sale, since you can't open the door).

i will check the warranty info and let you know if the board has warranty.

thanks.

Sep 26, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Washer door latch stuck, can't open


ahh..time for "Q" from 007, eh? this interlock feature is a relay controlled issue. Seems that your washer is telling you that it's closed. most likely a relay replacement in control panel area.

Feb 10, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Maytag neptune front loader


I would say that you have damaged your door lock. Most appliances have a door lock or a mico switch. this is the first port of call for the power to supply the w/machine.Safety measures??? go back to basics,is the door locking, any power to the going to the electronics. a door. Change faulty components???

Aug 14, 2007 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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