Intense, a bit, rewarding a lot. Sure there is faulty connection somewhere but I lost the wiring schematic diagram that comes inside the back cover. These Maytag Neptune's had so many problems its not even funny. I re-did that load and all was fine. They have outlasted every other front load washer on the market and were made by Billy in Iowa, not like the ones on the market now days.
Wish I'd done some research before I've gotten to where I am. Worked great for a few months, then wouldn't spin full speed. I was skeptical but did this and the results were amazing. I'm wondering about struts, springs, hoses, etc. There is also some wear front shroud assembly where the spin basket scraped on it when it dropped while spinning, but it does not look like significant damage. We didn't have the mold issue and I've never had a service call on it for anything before.
I ended up putting a thin shim behind it so that the piston would travel far enough. I'm just debating how much money to invest in parts. If I were in your shoes I wouldn't waste my time or money on your Neptune, unless you want an endless money pit. Is attempting a repair on this a good idea? It was like washer heaven thinking back. Her invoice said her washer needed a new door latch and a new circuit board. I almost hate to ask, but did she get taken, or is there anyway that was legit. You can send any part you purchased back to RepairClinic within 30 days, installed or not for a full refund.
If there is no continuity across the Door Lock, Spin Enable Switch, replace the Door Lock Switch Assembly. Note: This manual does not cover Maytag front-loading washers; only Maytag top-loader washing machines. The author of this site has no liability for errors, omissions, or any defects whatsoever in the information or instructions, or for any damage or injury resulting from the utilization of said information or instructions. The washer stops momentarily at the end of the wash cycle then continue to tumble as the machine control checks the activation of the door lock switch. Its failure then leads to the breaking down of components in the expensive machine control board. I tried all the troubleshooting in the manual and everyting mentioned.
Pretty much every washer sold by whirlpool was a direct drive at the time under a different brand name. Last time I did the laundry I got one load where when I went to move it to the dryer the clothes were still in the tub with soapy water. I had to miss something. See video of the noise 50 secs , another 83 secs and lastly 18 secs. And it's 10 years old.
Find which Maytag washer parts in your machine need replacing and how to do it yourself. Diagnosis and repair procedures are included for the most common symptoms, such as leaking, slow or not filling, clothes too wet after cycle ends, no agitate, not spinning, no draining, timer, drive motor and other electrical troubles. Maytag Washer Troubleshooting Our Maytag washing machine repair manual can help! Today I did about 3 loads just fine, then wham, again: it did not drain. I've double checked all the connections of wiring to switches and all seems good. What wears out after 10 years? Why not save yourself a lot of time, hassle and money, and just go there first? Many have come and go in the same time frame that this has been chugging away cleaning clothes.
Do you understand that the bearings are locked into the outer tub and you have to replace that,the outer tub. Check to make sure the Door Locked Light comes on, after a 30-60 second delay. Our Free Maytag Washing Machine Repair Manual was designed to assist the novice technician in the repair of home domestic washers that have been operating successfully for an extended period of months or years and have only recently stopped operating properly, with no major change in installation parameters or location. Take a look at the wiring diagrams for this machine on the referenced site. I can not figure how to get the timer motor running.
What other indications are you getting? Althought it spins, water is not sucked out of the tub. It was keeping the pump from turning. I don't mind putting in the time to do the work. Ordered a new belt from RepairClinic. Maybe you can find one for me and also give some hints on what to look for in the process.
Since the problem of no spin started right after the motor control board replacement. The bearings however, have become a different story. The washer was purchased back in April of 2000 and it's done a lot of loads. It's great to have your help and hopefully others can use all your knowledge as I have. Does your Maytag Neptune front loader sound like a runaway freight train when it is in high speed spin cycle? If there is continuity in this wire, replace the Machine Control. Try replacing the drain pump and motor assembly.
Might be a doog idea to have the parts depot replace that and thne retest the washer. I finally gave up and put the washer back together and put a load in even if it doesn't high speed spin at least the clothes will be washed and I can wring by hand and throw them in the dryer. I meant to check in with you back then why I took the video , but then the noise sorta went away. Control board was toast, replaced it with a rebuilt and put in a new wax motor. It has worked perfectly inclusing high speed spin for 6 loads of laundry including one that my daughter over filled a bit. It is a safety feature of the washer to prevent accident due to accidental opening of the washer door during a high speed spin. Jul 01, 2011 I would check the motor control board located near the floor on the right side for burnt components.