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Smoking Maytag Performa PAV2300, won't spin


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#1 hellowashington

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:00 PM

My 10 year old Maytag washer stopped working during the rinse cycle. It sounded like it was about to start spinning and sorta made a Pffft sound instead. Also made a burning smell. I can hear a weak motor sound but it won't spin. I can spin the tub and agitator manually. Hubby took off the front panel and we tried to spin again and smoke came from the motor(the rectangle-ish covered box mounted on the front right base).
Is it the motor?Transmission? Are they the same thing?
Can we fix this or is it a better value to replace the washer at this point?

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:16 PM

need to remove the belt and turn the the 2 smaller pulleys by hand. 1 is the motor and the other is the pump pulley. Both should turn freely by hand. Its common on this machine for the pump to sieze up causing your symptom. Its also common for the motor on your machine to go out as well as the tranny unfortunately. Let us know how the pulleys feel.

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