I want to clean between the inner and outer tubs of my Maytag Atlantis MAV6257 top load washer. I flipped the top off, removed the top plastic collar, removed the agitator and removed the four bolts at the bottom...but I cannot get the inner, white tub to budge. Please provide detailed instructions (or a link to a site with instructions) as to how to remove the inner tub/basket. I looked for a long time on the web but can't find the info I need. THANKS in advance.
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Under the agitator is a flat nut with notches in it. this nut requires a spanner wrench that will fit into the notches. You can use a large channel lock plier. rotate the nut counter-clockwise. under the nut will be a seal. remove the nut and the seal and pull up on the inner tub. to replace you'll need to replace the seal. if the nut isn't too chopped up, use this to refasten the tub.
I have used several remedies and products for a smelly top loading washer, but the odor persists in the rim at the top of the tub. I have tried cleaning as far in as I can with vinegar and bleach and tried spraying a disinfectant inside, but the odor persists.I took the fabric softener dispenser apart and cleaned all the gunk too. is there anything else i can try?
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Remove top cover, take out the bolt remove the small cover to expose the plate with several screws,remove the screws and lift the inner tub up. Usually this requires two people to get the tub up and out as it is very hard to pull up as it kind of sticks to the shaft
Barrel ? The inner spin basket or the outer tub ? Both require a lot of work. But everything has be removed, disconnected and or replaced. Front panel, door, rear panel, pulley, belt, flip up the top, all hoses and harnesses, top and bottom, front tub cover, bellows, un lip from the outer tub, cement block for weight, shocks on bottom and springs on top !
First determine whether all the water is pumping out before it goes into spin. If not, check the pump and drain. If its not spinning fast enough with an empty tub check that there isnt any article of clothing caught between the inner and outer tubs or tub top ring. If thats ok check the clutch by turning the main drive pulley CCW. Substantial drag should be felt before the basket overcomes momentum and begins to turn. There is no repair for the clutch on this machine. The transmission must be replaced.
If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump.
you will need to remove the agitator by removing 1/4"hex screw at the bottom of agitator,then you need a "spanner wrench" to remove inner tub-basket hold-down nut then you can remove inner tub to clean outer tub
yes you can remove both the cover the and the cup
the cover just pops off
grab it with both hands a gentle squeeze and pull tword you,, it should pop right off
then snap back in when your ready
it would also be a good idea to wash your tub once a ytear with crystal dish washer detergent
1 cup and and empty load this will help keep your outer tub clean of soap residue
The water always goes from the tub to the outer shell, that is where the pump connects. Put a little bleach in the tub with some water, shake the agitator side to side to move the drum enough to circulate the bleach around the tub. Then pump the water out and then lower the hose down to a bucket to get the last of the water out. Feel around between the inner and outer drums for anything that has jumped out of the inner tub to the outer drum. You should be able to push the inner drum aside enough to get your arm in. You may have to open the top to get your arm in the space. http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/model-display.php Check this site for your machine.
Hello, the most common problem was clothing objects getting stuck between the inner tub and the top tub cover, run your fingers between the two and see if you feel any stuck clothing (socks) for example. Good luck
I broke a hammer removing the basket on a 6000 series today. These are known to be a real ***** to remove. Once those screws are out there is a seal nut to remove and the basket hub assembly is what it sits on. Look at 5 and 7 below.