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Patricio

Maytag PAV1000AWW

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Client wanted their dead Maytag repaired not replaced.   The  2 speed motor was on its last leg.   The brake While was sguelling also.   I quoted the motor job I also recommended installing a snubber ring & thrust bearing since I was going to pull the tube to quiet the brake.

 

I replaced the old style bearing with the new thrust bearing kit.    I never had so much trouble getting the retaining clip back on with other units I had serviced.   I used the thin washer, double checked that I left no old washer in place,   There was no room for the clip in the slot,  I filed down the clip ends to help it get started.  I ended up having to beat it on & it still did not seat correctly.  It is working & looks like it is going to hold for the duration.

 

Has anybody had any trouble like this?     :wacko:

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When the grove for the clip is only half exposed  I can usually get the clip  on by hooking  a flat screwdriver in to the grove and pulling the shaft down. It may only gain you a hundredth of an inch but sometimes thats all thats needed.

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I have been able to do that before.  This one had no clearance what-so-ever.   I put the old thrust washers back on & had plenty of clearance for the clip.  Don't understand why this kit gave me so much trouble.

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  What did you do to quiet the brake? Are the pulley and cam alignment marks correct when you manually rotate pulley?

 

Eric

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I cleaned the brake pad & drum with rubbing alcohol.  Basically I inspected the pad which was good & it did not need replacing.  Pulley & cam are aligned about have way between the two marks.   Machine sounds normal & runs normal.   Tub stops about 1/2 to 3/4 revolution,   without slamming down.

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  Sounds like all is good. I have an idea that I will try on my next one is to block the transmission from moving, rotate pulley CCW to release brake and then place a couple spacers between brake rotor and stator so that when you release the pulley, the brake remains released. This should give plenty of room for removing/replacing the C-clip. Then remove spacers and check alignment marks.

 

Eric

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