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Hi! My Maytag Centennial washer wont spin. It agitates but

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Hi! My Maytag Centennial washer won't spin. It agitates but won't spin. I have almost the entire machine apart. I don't have a spanner wrencho remove the spanner nut. I know (because I could visually see it) that there is a tube of lip gloss between the outer tub and the washing tub. Could this cause the machine not to spin? I can't get to the lipgloss tube without removing the inner washing tube.

In addition, about a half of an inch of water seems to remain in the bottom of the outer tub. I removed the drain hose to get it out (and hoping that the lipgloss tube would drain out too). There is no clog in the drain hose, why would there be standing water?

Thank You!
Vicki
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Can you give me the model number from the sticker under the lid?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


MVWC300VW0


 

Does the machine reach the spin cycle then just go dead like there is no power?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


No, it completes the cycle, sounds like it is working. When you lift the lid you can tell it wasn't spinning and the clothes are still very wet at the bottom...not plastered up against the sides of the tub.

Ok your problem here is going to be either the motor coupler or more likely the clutch. First i would check the coupler part 13, If this is damaged it will need to be replaced, If the coupler is good then the clutch would need to be replaced part 5.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


what about the issue of water remaining at the bottom of the outer tub?


 

How much water remains?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


about a half an inch deep

Ok this is just likely water that runs off the clothes after the spin shuts down because the machine is not spinning the water out of the clothes, This is a very common problem and will either boil down to the coupler being damaged or the clutch.

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