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Have a maytag dishwasher about 6-7 years old. Have a much

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Have a maytag dishwasher about 6-7 years old. Have a much larger motor hum on the unit than before. Has gotten lot louder the last 4 months. It is a MDB6604AWW model with serial number 17683343CN. Got any idea what it wrong. We are in area of hard water, but have softener that is used all the time?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

Hi thanks for the question.

Does it still wash the dishes .Are they clean.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
The dishes appear spotty more lately especially the glasses. The inside especially gets very warm. The noise level gets more and more and has a cycling type of noise.
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

Take the nut off the top and the screws and check for a worn wash impeller.If its clean in the pump housing then it could be the main motor.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

What should be cost if impeller, and what if motor. I dont do repairs myself.

Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.
12.5L x 12.25W x 8.87H
In stock
$170.33 List price: $170.33 Quantity:


The impeller is $ 9.00.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
So to call maytag what would be the estimated cost approximate to replace motor if faulty and to replace impeller if faulty?
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

Depending on the area you live in service calls are different prices.

Call Maytag and a few other service places and shop around for the best price.

An average would be $ 70.00 for the call.

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