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Washer motor hums....

My top load washer stopped just before spin cycle...the motor hums, but nothing else. I replaced the lid switch, start capacitor, and pulled the motor/transmission out, removed the trans. cover to find any problems there. NO OBSTRUCTIONS in the trans. case...
It SEEMS like the motor is locked up...and I'm not going to plug it in and see it smoke. Any ideas?? It's only 4 years old, minimal use-2 to 3 times per week.

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  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2009

    I checked the switch with an ohmmeter, and it's good, no burns, etc. This machine sounds like the motor JUST CAN'T TURN....

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2012

    I replaced the motor with a new Maytag motor and it runs like new!

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Have you tried the timer switch?

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