Washer was shaking and noisy, wasn't spining fast and overall running poor.

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers
Socket set

joseph From columbus, OH

Aug 21, 2009

12 out of 14 people found this instruction helpful

The hardest part of this is the springs. The best way to disconnect and reconnect was to tilt the tub towards the spring I was trying to work on (thus putting less tension on the spring and cutting down the distance). I took a large boot and jammed it into the oposite side wall to hold it in a tilted position before I disconnected the spring and then redid that to reconnect using a vice grip wrench. I replaced all three things, snubber, brake roto and stator and it went back together very easily. The key on the pully shaft was hard to reattach but there was a trick to that as well. The shaft has to move up slightly to slide ring on so you need to have something under the tub to help raise it. After that was back together it was 15 mins. to finish and now the washer is running like new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Snubber Ring

Part Number: PS1792928

In Stock

Brake Stator

Part Number: PS2038295

In Stock

Washer Brake Rotor

Part Number: PS2347192

In Stock