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Patricio

Maytag Washer MAH4000AWW

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I know this unit will be scrapped after I show up to customer Because it is making noise. Alreadynthinking bearing failure. But is a service manual available for it. I already know that the parts houses have outer tub with bearings only at the tune of $400 plus. Thankyou. Patricio

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Spinner mounting bolts have been known to come loose/break on these - access them by removing paddles

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Thank you KDog. The bearings definitely going, can hear them talking by hand turning. Are not the Neptune the washer that bankrupted Maytag because of the class action suit?

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Ya was dumb though, no different than the issues with other F/L's - pretty simple machine to service

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Yes the bearings did not seem to much off a problem, could not find them online, I could get them matched up a a bearing supply in Corpus Christi 30 miles away.

Teh customer had the machine 15 years, & already replaced (according to him) the motor control & electronic control board over the years, plus the machine stunk to high hell. I quoted $550 The cost of the replacement drum. He ask me if I would recommend it, I said no He should not fork out any more because of its age & condition.

I have done work on other units for him He & wife have their own reality company & are plenty wealthy, $million home. I'll make money down the line, Job security, I also do small engine & house repairs, He pays well. He likes my service, honesty, & work ettique. I am here in this poor/rich community to stay.

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