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what causes the washer to not drain the water, if you dont

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what causes the washer to not drain the water, if you dont babysit the machine it wont drain and it smells like the belt is slippng. You have to open the lid so it will drain and still doesnt seem like it is working correctly.its a maytag top loader
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can you get me the model #? also when you say you have to open the lid to drain do you mean open and then shut it again ? thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

model # XXXXX and yes open and shut the lid sometimes still doesnt work


ok you have two issues that are easy to fix. 1 tip the machine back and change the belt. thats the smell (belt slipping ) 2 you have a bad lid switch. heres the switch. Part 1456this comes with instructions. and heres the belt. Part 1318this just simply rolls on. very simple. you can get the parts here. belt # XXXXX this site 1318 switch 3 on this site 1456 the two parts will cost you around $34.00 in all. hope this answers your question, please dont forget to press accept ,its the only way i get paid for assisting you , thanks and well wishes. Bryan
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