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Maytag XL STEAM front loader - lights go on, but no little

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Maytag XL STEAM front loader - lights go on, but no little start-up tones and won't start. Says it's sensing load (light load) , then lights go off . There is no error message.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 2 years ago.

Hi, unplug the washer for 2-3 minutes and try again? If that does not work, post back and we can enter diagnostic mode.


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Matt?
It seems to have worked. No start sounds, but it's washing.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What next? I have leave.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
That was supposed to be - I have TO leave
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 2 years ago.

Awesome! That usually indicates an issue with the electronic control. Either the board has a glitch or a software issue. If it happens again, the board will most likely need to be replaced.

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