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Our front loading Maytag has been in storage years. Now I am

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Our front loading Maytag has been in storage for two years. Now I am trying to start it. It makes a banging noise like the drum is turning but rubbing on something.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

Hello from JA
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 35 Years,
and have over 100,000 in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.

Can I please have the Full model number of the unit to better assist you ?
And have you removed the top panel so that you can look down inside of the unit?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
MFW9700SQ1Have not removed the top panel.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

ok so lets remove the top washer panel ,(two screws on the rear of the panel ) then push the panel back and lift off and run the washer to see if you can see anything rubbing as it runs.

Let me know what you find.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I Dont See any thing wrong. The machine turned quietly for a short while. Then it stopped. An H and then F appeared and it stopped.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.


If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine, the valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.

OR If the control has turned the water valves on, and after 8 minutes, the flow sensor has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off, and the error code will flash.

Is the Hot and Cold water supplies turned on ?

Did any water enter into the washer?

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

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