Author Topic: Maytag Centennial washer MVWC6ESWW1  (Read 1583 times)

Offline iliiinieis

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 89
Maytag Centennial washer MVWC6ESWW1
« on: September 05, 2013, 03:33:01 PM »

The washer cycle began normal. Filled and then stopped. Now no matter where you set the dial it just emites this humming noise. it won't drain, spin or anything else. Ideas? Is there a way to manually drain it that does not involve a bucket or hose?


Maytag Centennial
Type 849-05
Ser # CY3341294
Mod # MVWC6ESWW1

Offline fairbank56

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 414
  • Country: us
Re: Maytag Centennial washer MVWC6ESWW1
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2013, 04:28:24 PM »

  There  may be something in the pump jamming it preventing the motor from running. Remove the cabinet, jump out the lid switch and pull the pump off of the motor and see if washer will now go into spin. If so drain the tub and remove hoses from pump to investigate. You can drain it by slowly lowering the drain hose into a bucket. If it still won't run with pump removed, try spinning the motor shaft while it's humming to see if it will start. If not, remove motor and set it on the floor and try spinning motor shaft while humming again to see if it will start.

Eric

Cabinet removal: 
Lid switch bypass: 

Offline iliiinieis

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 89
Re: Maytag Centennial washer MVWC6ESWW1
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2013, 05:50:43 PM »
That is going to take some time to do. I will have to do that this weekend. I did play with it a bit today and found out a few more things.

When I move the timer to the start of a wash cycle it actually releases a little water like it is topping it off but then goes straight to the humming noise. The agitator turns freely clock wise (obviously) and I can turn it counter clockwise with a little force, likes it engaging something. It has always done this. Not sure if that helps. All other locations give only a hum including the beginning and ending of a spin cycle. It makes no attempt to move at all.

 

ML-3 Maytag Centennial Washer Service Repair Manual

Started by AJ

Replies: 0
Views: 7404
Last post August 17, 2009, 12:47:20 PM
by AJ
Maytag Centennial TL Washer won't Drain/Spin Motor Hums

Started by rockinrobin

Replies: 4
Views: 6031
Last post March 24, 2012, 10:00:20 AM
by RegUS_PatOff
maytag centennial top load washer model mvwca450xwl

Started by gregaguilar

Replies: 1
Views: 861
Last post January 17, 2013, 08:37:32 AM
by theoldstoveguy
Maytag centennial top load washer fills with water when the spin cycle is ending

Started by alimunib83

Replies: 9
Views: 3213
Last post April 20, 2013, 04:04:51 PM
by dab147315
Maytag Centennial TL won't Fill during Wash/Rinse Cycle (MVWC6ESWW1)

Started by rockinrobin

Replies: 2
Views: 1928
Last post April 25, 2013, 09:06:50 PM
by AJ
Maytag Neptune washer MAH4000AWW

Started by Sue

Replies: 8
Views: 8843
Last post February 09, 2013, 07:41:01 AM
by def