My washer has been running perfectly since I took your advice and bought a used direct-drive Whirlpool last year.
But, as I eagerly awaited the inevitable motor coupler meltdown, I had a lapse in judgment.
I volunteered to fix a friend's washer.
This note is about that washer, a two-year-old Maytag MVWC300XW.
Her initial problem was that it wouldn't drain. A repairman told her she needed a new control board.
She bought the control board.
I installed it today.
But now the washer won't even fill.
The sensing light comes on. The door locks. I hear a periodic clicking noise. But nothing happens.
Instructions said to calibrate it. All new to me. I followed the instructions attempting to get it into "diagnostic mode" -- L-R-R-R-L-R -- but it wouldn't go into diagnostic mode.
How did this go wrong?