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My name is ***** *****. I have a bravos washing machine,

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My name is ***** *****. I have a bravos washing machine, model MVWX700xw1. I have run a scan, and I have the error code of F7 E1. I have read your post on a similar, but not same, model about replacing the actuator and motor control board. I think I can handle that. I have ordered an actuator, but when I search for motor control board, I can only find the main control board part. I think they are different. Do you have a part number for where I can get just hte motor control board?
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Customer: The machine got the final drain/spin cycle. It drained but would not spin. When I tried to turn it on again, it would not go past the initial sensing and then the lid lock light would just flash. I had to unplug it and reset to get the lid to unlock. The basket spins freely by hand
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 8 months ago.

You do not need to replace the motor control board for this error. All you need to do is replace the actuator. Below is a video that shows you how to replace it. Don't be confused by the part being made by Whirlpool. They own Maytag since 2006 so the washers are the same now.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 8 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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