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GA8600 Maytag Washer - Overview

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Water Inlet Valve

This part has two ports for water to enter. It is blue and is intended for use with many washing machines and comes with a multi-mount bracket and an outlet adaptor.


Mounting Stem/Tub Seal Kit

This kit comes with hub assembly, agitator seal and spanner nut. If your washer leaks once full (with or without clothes in it) or leaks during agitation, then you should replace the seal.


Drain Pump

This assembly uses 2 belts. Order belts if you notice wear and tear.


Rubber Injector Valve

This part is commonly known to cause a leak at the top left corner of the outer tub. It fits over the injector nozzle.



This screw is sold individually.


Hose Clamp



This screw is sold individually.


Tub Bearing Kit

This kit is used on 2-belt washers. It is recommended to change the seal kit at the same time.


Syphon Break Elbow Kit with Clamp

For drain hose 7/8".


Lid Switch Assembly

This black lid switch assembly comes complete with a bracket, two switches, and a fuse. An open fuse might indicate that the lid switch is bad. The point of the lid switch is for the tub to stop spinning when the washer lid is opened. It is a safety precaution just in case someone decides to stick their hand inside the washer while the tub is spinning.

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water leaking from around center shaft below fixed tub

  • Customer: douglas from bonita springs FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 358 of 368 people found this instruction helpful
My washer is 5 years old and water began to leak on the floor. I took off the front panel and filled the tub. Water did not leak immediately, but after the tub filled with about 3-4 inches of water, the water began to leak from a rubber washer between the fixed tub and the drive shaft. I looked online for exploded diagrams of Maytag washers, when I came a... read more

Cold water valve only opened to a trickle

  • Customer: Brian from El Cajon CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 134 of 140 people found this instruction helpful
I started by unplugging the appliance and then shut off the hot and cold water faucets then I disconnected and drained the hoses. Next, I removed the two screws that held the valve assembly in place. I then pulled the assembly out about 3 inches and disconnected the two wire plugs. The last step was to loosen the hose clamp on the outlet hose and pull off... read more

Leaking water

  • Customer: Joseph from Plano TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 134 of 152 people found this instruction helpful
Well, I found the washer leaking water from the bottom a couple weeks ago. I finally got around to pulling off the front panel and ran a couple cycles to see where the water was coming from. Turns out the leak was at the plastic pump that does the draining after wash and rinse.

So I got the model number and googled online. I found Partselect an... read more