Water pump failure

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

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John From Alhambra, CA

Jan 22, 2010

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Disconnect electricity....remove front panel by gently prying up lid.... Remove two small screws at corners of front panel. You may need small nutdriver here or very small hands, you can easily swivel tub out of the way....once front panel is off water pump is at the bottom right... It is only connected by two squeeze clamps and 3 nuts... This is obviously where the adjustable wrench and nutdriver come in very handy... Otherwise this job will be a bit longer....be prepared for residual water to pour out...you will need towels or a bucket....replace old with new one by reversing the process...at this point tilt the entire washer on it's backside or at least at a 45 degree angle to access the bottom... Swivel the motor away to slack up the belt...remove belt and replace in reverse order of diassembling.... Should take no more than 15 minutes.... Good luck!!!!!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Pump with Pulley

Part Number: PS2347187

In Stock