If your Maytag washer is completely unresponsive begin by excluding the obvious–is it unplugged? Are the circuits tripping? To determine if the electrical outlet is the issue then plug in a hair dryer or another device that is electrical into it. The wiring inside the outlet could be the problem in the event that the dryer does not function. Get an electrician involved to fix the electrical outlet. If the hair dryer is working then there is an electrical issue within the washer. These are the steps to check the wiring of your Maytag washer:
- Unplug the Maytag washer and inspect the power cord for damage. Replace the power cord, if damaged.
- Check the wire connections to the control board’s main circuit or the timer. Connect any loose wires.
- If your Maytag washer features an electronic display, make sure you check the wiring connections between the control board that controls the washer and the board for the user interface. Reconnect any wires from the user interface that are loose. It is possible to replace the main control board, or the user interface board, in the event that the wiring connections are in good condition.
We recommend having an expert service technician check the Maytag washing machine control board and user interface board, or the Maytag washer timer before replacing control components. Live voltage checks are required to test the controls. We do not recommend that you do a live voltage test for your Maytag washer by yourself, as those tests can be risky. Replace the Maytag washer main controller board. The main electronic control board (also called the mother board) determines the timing and execution of washer components. It is responsible for the fill valves and drain pumps, as well as the drive motor.
Replace The Maytag Washer Timer
A timer often referred to as a cycle selector — is the dial you use to select the cycle on the Maytag washing machine using mechanical controls. The timer makes the washer move through its cycles, from the beginning of filling to the final spin. If the timer does not move the washer throughout its cycle, it’s time to replace it. Replace the Maytag washer user interface board The user interface board houses the buttons you press to initiate the washing cycle. If any or all of the buttons are not working, replace the user interface board. A Maytag washing-machine that isn’t working can be frustrating and overwhelming. But many of the reasons behind a Maytag washing machine not working can be easily fixed by the homeowner. This article provides the most common reasons a Maytag washing machine isn’t working which include water supply issues and problems with power supply. It also gives step-by step instructions for how to resolve them. Always unplug the Maytag washing machine prior to making any repairs, and if you’re uncertain about any aspect of the procedure, it is best to go through the manual of the manufacturer or consult a professional assistance. With a bit of patience and time it is possible to get your washing machine running smoothly to avoid the cost of repairs. Remember that in some cases, the issue could be more complex and in such cases, it’s best to consult an expert as quickly as you can.