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Offline mcoomer

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Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« on: December 27, 2015, 06:13:01 PM »
Maytag front load washer (MAH3000AWW) tries to spin but stops.  Took the rear cover off to watch the motor.  Tries to spin one way, begins jerking motion with the tub moving around a lot, stops, tries to spin the other way with jerking motion, stops, repeats.  I can spin the tub easily by hand and it feels very smooth.  Spinning the rear tub pulley is also very smooth.  Door lock light comes on and door is locked when it's on. 

Needs some ideas on what to check.  Video of failure is here:



Note:  As I was taking that video the washer began to spin smoothly and hasn't failed again?!?  Spins smoothly at low and high speed.

Thanks,
Mike

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Re: Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2015, 11:12:36 PM »
Washer has run most of the day today, without a hiccup.  Not sure what to make of yesterdays trouble.

Mike

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Re: Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2015, 02:42:42 PM »
Bad connection.

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Re: Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2015, 04:35:11 AM »
Sounds like you had an unbalanced load and/or your shocks are starting to go.

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Re: Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2015, 09:39:16 AM »
It looks like the motor controller to me.

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Re: Maytag MAH3000AWW tries to spin
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2015, 12:54:50 PM »
Washer was empty when I filmed the clip.  Continues to run normally.  Thanks for the tips.  I'll keep an eye on the washer and if it acts up again I'll update the thread.

Happy New Year all.

Mike

 

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