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Offline qmark

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Maytag A608 no agitation
« on: September 28, 2011, 03:49:24 PM »
Hi, my washer won't agitate. It seems that the belt is too loose. If I pull the motor it will work. I get tired doing that. The springs seem ok and I wd40ed the track itcetera. It seems like the pump belt takes too much of the tension. Do I just need a new drive belt? It seems to run smoothly when I tension it. It takes quite a bit of time to build up to full spin speed.            thanks        mark

Model  A608

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Re: Maytag A608 no agitation
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2011, 08:35:49 PM »
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Do I just need a new drive belt?

That is what I would try first. These are great machines and a lot of times all I need to do to them is put a new set of belts on them.

Buy the Pump & Drive Belt together and replace them both.

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Re: Maytag A608 no agitation
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2011, 08:37:37 PM »
See if the pump is stiff or hard to turn
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Re: Maytag A608 no agitation
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2011, 08:48:35 PM »
See if the pump is stiff or hard to turn

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Re: Maytag A608 no agitation
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2011, 11:16:54 AM »
Thanks for the replies.  The motor and pump seem to run freely. Anybody know a good parts source in Canada.      mark

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