How can I reset my Maytag washing machine?

How can I reset my Maytag washing machine?

The easiest way to reset a Maytag washer is to disconnect the power to the washing machine for three minutes. Disconnecting the power allows the electrical charge to dissipate from the washing machine, which allows it to reset. If the reset fails, unplug the washer again, this time leaving it unplugged for ten minutes.

Why is my Maytag washer not spinning and draining?

One common cause why a Maytag top load washer won’t spin is due to an uneven load or jammed clothing. Larger items or loads tend to settle on one side of the washer drum during a cycle. Try to redistribute the load or remove a few articles of clothing and run the spin cycle on your washer again.

What causes a Maytag washer to stop working?

Common solutions for: Maytag Washer stops mid cycle If the door lock is defective, the washer may stop mid cycle. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Inspect the door lock for damage. If the door lock is damaged or does not latch properly, replace it.

Why is my Maytag washer stuck on sensing?

Is the lid closed fully (and locked)? Another thing we recommend you take a look at is the lid (you want it to be closed fully and also locked). That’s because the washer tends to remain in sensing mode (without going on to actually start washing the clothes) if the lid is not closing and locking as it is supposed to.

How do you fix a Maytag washer that will not spin?

Make Sure the Wash Load is Properly Sized and Balanced Overloading the washer with too many items or a single item that’s too large can result in a Maytag washer not spinning clothes dry. If the washer drum is too heavy or unbalanced, with too much weight on one side of the drum, it can slow the spin speed.

Why won’t my washing machine finish its cycle?

Some of the most common faults that will make your washer stop mid cycle include thermostat failure, problems filling up with water for the rinse cycle, or even pump problems that prevent your washer from draining. One thing that you can check yourself is the lid switch.

What to do if my washer is stuck on sensing?

Reset the washer First, try to cut off power to the machine for a few minutes (about 3-5 minutes) then reconnect it to power and see if it will behave. Quick Tip: Every so often, leaving the washer unplugged for longer (you can even leave it unplugged for 15-20 minutes) does the magic.