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I have a maytag bravos x washer & the lid keeps locking &

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I have a maytag bravos x washer & the lid keeps locking & unlocking & won't work
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Model # is mvwx700xw2
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Not sure don't know what is wrong with it I've only had it about 3 yrs
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It had started messing up not agitating or spinning that started working now it won't do anything but lock & unlock
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 10 months ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

I have uploaded the service manual for that model for you so that you can follow the directions on page 5-3 under fault code display mode and give me the error codes that are stored in memory so we can figure out what is going on.

click here to open/download service manual

let me know what error codes are reported, thanks. In the meantime please read below:


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