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I have a maytag front load washer that made a loud noise when

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I have a maytag front load washer that made a loud noise when it started to spin and turn off. when we opened the door we found a cable about 5' long and a spring. the washer starts but when it starts to spin it makes a loud noise and turns off. what is the cable and spring for and how do I get it back on?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  The Appliance Guy replied 4 years ago.
Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I am here to assist you. Do you happen to have the model number of the washer we are talking about?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
modle isMAH5500BWW it a maytag neptune
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
,Do you have a diagram or something to show us what this cable and spring is used for?
Expert:  The Appliance Guy replied 4 years ago.
Okay, this is more than likely the spring and cable the holds the rubber gasket to the tub. It is #19 and 20 on the diagram. Here is a step by step procedure to replacing the boot but since you don't need to replace the boot just pay attention to the spring and cable portion. I am here for further assistance and thank you for your time and patience, Randy.

MAYTAG Washer Spinner assembly & outer tub cover Parts

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