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MAYTAG LAT9235AAE TOP LOAD WASHER WILL NOT WORK

My Maytag clothes washer fills with water but will not run after that. The timer moves thru it cycles and nothing happens. I have check the water level switch by hitting it with a screw driver and also blowing in it to see it will start...it will not. I have continuity in the lid switch, motor and timer thru its functions...What am I missing. Some tell me it is the load switch and other say the motor....anyother suggestions....I do not just want to buy another one if this is such a quick fix!!!.. Please help!

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  • phil smith Oct 08, 2006

    It was the timer! It was my original guess but was looking for the cheaper solution. An entire contactor arm was burnt up and gone. Cost anywhere from $70 to $100.

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Pt, Should be a yellow wire from the water level switch according to the diagram I have. See if it has 120V to motor when full. Just take it to ground. Same with the lid switch in closed position, it shows here as yellow, but could be grey, these diagrams are not always accurate. I think you have a level switch or lid switch problem. Check for voltage to the motor when it should be agitating. Catriver..post back.

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