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My Maytag Atlantis washer, model MAV7000AWW 1)stops washing

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My Maytag Atlantis washer, model MAV7000AWW 1)stops washing mid cycle (sometimes) 2) will not spin on Whites or Colors, but will spin on "Delicate Cycle. Any suggestions
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
the second problem is definitely a bad timer, the first is likely a bad timer although it could be a bad lid switch assembly. Here is a link to the timer. I would recommend replacing that first since that part is definitely bad, and if that doesn't fix everything then replace the lid switch assembly.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Is this something I can do myself??
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
probably yes. Just unplug the washing machine first and then remove the back panel to the control panel for access to the timer.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

machine is 11 years old, is it worth fixing or should I consider a new one? Going on the possibility of having to replace the lid switch assembly as well.

Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
well it will still definitely cost less to fix then replace but if you fix it I would assume at 11 years old you may only get another 3-5 years. If that is worth it for about $150 or so then I'd fix it, otherwise it's a great time to replace the unit.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Okay, I think this is the last question. Based on the hope it's just the "timer issue" Do I need just the timer or the circuit board as well? Thanks for your help
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
just the timer, not the circuit board.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thanks, I'll give it a shot.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 years ago.
alright good luck.

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