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Washer flooding, NEED HELP ASAP!
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Post# 1057151   1/10/2020 at 15:04 by teeeem (West Coast)        

I have a Maytag MAV8557AWW,
and lately, the washer has been flooding at the bottom whenever it fills the tank during the wash.

Some say its washer inlet valve, but I'm not too sure. Also, rarely, but sometimes the washer doesnt spin, is this because of a bad lid switch?

Thanks,
Teeeem


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Post# 1057156 , Reply# 1   1/10/2020 at 15:43 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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I would say over active bladder.....it Depends!

Post# 1057159 , Reply# 2   1/10/2020 at 16:06 by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

HA!

Post# 1057169 , Reply# 3   1/10/2020 at 18:16 by cfz2882 (Belle Fourche,SD)        
new washer time...

main seal and bearings are bad-major repair on an old used washer or replace with another washer.

Post# 1057184 , Reply# 4   1/10/2020 at 20:46 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Self-Washing Baseplate Feature

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No Brenden is correct [ reply #3 ], new or rebuilt washer time, this was a Norge designed machine and they are not worth doing major repairs on.

 

John L.


Post# 1057191 , Reply# 5   1/10/2020 at 21:21 by 70skid (Texas)        
RIP

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Recommend putting the money into a used Whirlpool / Kitchen Aid / Kenmore Direct Drive washer....

Can be repaired inexpensively to run for many years to come. Huge supply of inexpensive parts and designed for easy repair.





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