Get Answers to your Appliance Repair Questions

Washer Parts  ·   Dryer Parts  ·   Refrigerator Parts  ·   Dishwasher Parts  ·   Range/Cooktop/Oven Parts  ·   All Appliance Parts 

Author Topic: Maytag washer not draining  (Read 2797 times)

Offline ppainter

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 3
Maytag washer not draining
« on: January 31, 2009, 06:03:32 PM »

My Maytag washer is not draining before spin cycle, I checked in all the different settings and can hear the timer click but the motor does not start to run the pump.

Model pav3200aww

Offline Repair-man

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Feb 2008
  • Posts: 3023
  • Country: us
  • The Virtual Repairman
    • The Virtual Repairmans Appliance Help
Re: Maytag washer not draining
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2009, 07:21:28 PM »
If it will not run when you set it to spin manually, the lid switch may be bad. If it does run in the spin cycle but not at the end of the wash, the timer is the culprit. Checking the lid switch is a basic step in the Performa manual.
"It's only expensive if someone else fixes it for you" -
The Virtual Repairman   www.repair2000.com

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8827
  • Country: us
  • Caregiver, DIYer
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Maytag washer not draining
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2009, 09:46:14 PM »
Unplug the harness to the lid switch and check it for some continuity.
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair