Question about Maytag MAH55FLB Front Load Washer
At the end of the spin cycle, my clothes are still too wet. How do I fix this
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Clothes are too wet after spin cycle:
This may be a spin problem or a drain problem
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
SOURCE: noise/not draining on spin cycle
I had that problem and it was the drain pump trying to drain but it coulsn't because it had lint, plastic, 3 underwires a looney some costume jewellery stuck in the pump. By the pump underneath you'll see a black plastic boot leading away from the pump. disconnect this and inside you'll find the lint trap and if you dig you'll probably find the culprit that stopping your pump from moving. Put it all back together and Voila!
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
The clothes are wet after spinning
When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these:
Motor coupler To test the motor coupler, re-start the washer in its spin cycle. Let the machine run for a minute, and then open the lid and notice whether the tub is spinning:
Alternatively, there could be clothes caught between the inner and outer tubs. Read the "It spins but won't pump" section of the "It won't drain" section. Also, there could be other things that cause friction on the drive train. Seek the assistance of a qualified appliance repair technician.
Siphoning If the water that pumps from the machine goes right back into the machine after the spin cycle, it may be because your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub with a slow drain, back into the washer. Try to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is there something stuck in the drain?) Also, be sure the drain hose doesn't reach more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub. If it does, cut off the excess.
Water-inlet valve Water-inlet valves eventually fail. One problem that may develop with a water-inlet valve is that it can no longer completely shut off when the electricity is turned off to it. Then, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub--you may notice that your washer has water in it when you haven't used it for a few days. To fix this, replace the valve.
Posted on Feb 09, 2009
If the pump is clogged and can't release all the water it won't go into final high spin. Remove lower cover and locate coin catch and unscrew it. Water will come out, so be ready. If it's full of stuff, this is probably the problem.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
I assume you are saying the spin cycle is not working. Is the drum turning at all (for example, during the wash or rinse cycles)?
If it is, then the problem is most likely in the controller (or timer).
The things that have to work for the drum to move are the controller/timer, the motor, and the gearbox.
If this helps you, please select YES to one of the first two ratings questions. Thank you, and Good Luck.
Posted on Oct 13, 2009
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