Left hinge pin & hinge sheared

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelPAV2300

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Tom From Camp Verde, AZ

Jan 07, 2009

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Hving read some of the tips in regards to this repair I set out with equal parts of confidence & apprehension. The advice of shifting the tub toward the hinge to be removed is in itself the key to the whole procedure. After having done so & wedging a dust pan handle between the tub & frame to first one side & then the other, I removed the entire lid with the hinge & hinge pin assys. attached as ther is not sufficient clearance to slide a servicable hinge pin from a hinge when only one hinge has beeen removed. With the lid completely removed access to the hinge pin(s) is straight forward. I suggest screwing & unscrewing the fastening screw into a new hinge assy before mounting the hinge onto the machine & also using an offset philips screwdriver or ,as I did, a 1/4" drv. ratchet with a #2 philips apex bit which allows for a better feel & more control over the upside down blind operation of removing & replacing the fastening screw into the hinge assy. Hope this helps. Tom

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Screw (Now subbed to Screw)

Part Number: PS2026498

$2.70
In Stock

Lid Hinge

Part Number: PS2037922

$4.05
In Stock

Lid Hinge Pin

Part Number: PS2037923

$7.46
In Stock