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Washer starts and stops for a few seconds. Maytag model maz…

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Washer starts and stops...

Washer starts and stops for a few seconds.

Contractor's Assistant: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Maytag model maz 5000 aww ser no 10450746 ww

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

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Normally that is either caused by a bad timer contact or possibly a bad lid switch. Often if you wiggle the dial on the timer and it starts again replace the timer. At that age it would be pretty common for that failure. See part link below.

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