Machine growned when washing, brake was slipping

ApplianceMaytag Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

Daniel From Sugar Land, TX

Jun 04, 2008

10 out of 16 people found this instruction helpful

Tried to remove brake stator with machine tilted back. Thisforced the stator off center. Removed the 6 holddown springs, water level hose and drain hose. Pull drum & transmission out of the case. Placed the drun on the ground, brake facing up. Replaced the short screws on the brake stator with 2" screws one at a time. Caution the spring has 200 lbs of force. Used 2" screws to back off spring. With spring tenshion released replace parts. Reversed proceedurer. Machine quite. Wife is happy.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL 12002213 (Now subbed to Transmission Pulley and Bearing Kit)

Part Number: PS2003651

$38.86
In Stock

USE WPL 21001910 (Now subbed to Brake Spring)

Part Number: PS2018230

$3.82
In Stock

USE WPL 35-6918 (Now subbed to Brake Stator)

Part Number: PS2038295

$18.07
In Stock

USE WPL 35-6714 (Now subbed to Washer Brake Rotor)

Part Number: PS2347192

$44.61
In Stock