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Maytag Bravos washer won't start. It starts to sensor then

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Maytag Bravos washer won't start. It starts to sensor then shuts off.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 6 to 7 years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: maybe my son can do it. Not sure. I'm 79 years old.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: approx how much for repairs if I call a tech ?
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 17 days ago.

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 17 days ago.

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That sounds like a control board issue, I would have a tech check it out for that issue, but normally the issue is the control board in the console. Normally a repair like that may run 150-275 dollars depending on the control in the unit.

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