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MAH4000AWW Maytag Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for MAH4000AWW parts

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All Instructions for the MAH4000AWW
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water leaking on the floor.

  • Customer: john from st helen MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the door on the washer,and pushed on inner tub upward.it moved about 1 inch and the I knew tub bearings where shot .So I removed all components and repaced the outer tub with new bearing pack.. NOTE... Not an easy repair..but when i finished i had no probems with water leakage.ALL GOOD.

Bearings making noise.

  • Customer: James from Greer SC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
If you are using the newer style seal be sure the taper part of the seal is toward the front of the machine. Installing it backward will ruin the seal and burn up the motor and or controller. The seal installation tool will fit on the side oppsite the taper. It will require a helper to hold the drum support while torquing the nut on the pulley. Better instruction would help too.

fabric softner, and bleach dispenser not working

  • Customer: anne from gaston OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
First off, unplug the machine.
Next remove the existing screws in the plastic dispenser. Then remove the door, there are two screws holding the door on connecting two brackets which need to be lifted to get them to release.
That gives you the access to the remove the front panel, which is done by pulling on the panel itself.
Once that is done you need to remove the two screws that are in the corners upper left, and right that are holding the brackets that hold down the top of the machine. Remove the brackets by gently turning them.
Once done the lid should easily lift up.
The dispenser can then be disconnected by removing the 2 rubber hoses on top and the the larger rubber hose on the bottom along with the electrical connections under the unit. Keep track of which wire goes to which lead.
After removing the dispenser just do everything in reverse.
The machine is like new, and the repair took about 45min and saved me at least $200 dollars.

Dispenser Bezel plastic cracked at screws

  • Customer: Gary from McQueeney TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was only 4 screws.

THE AMAZING STORY WAS I ORDERED THIS PART ON MONDAY AND RECEIVED IT ON WEDNESDAY!!!!!!

Dispenser lid plastic around metal pins that insert into washer broke so it fell off everytime I opened to add soap etc

  • Customer: Margaret from Burleson TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I got the part, but it did not come with the pins needed to insert into slot in washer. I had to go to Lowes and buy some pins and improvise to make them fit on both ends. It is working well....Probably saved myself $100.00 (service call etc) Thanks

Flanges on the bezel had broken (poor design).

  • Customer: Patricia E. from Roselle NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old screws and bezel.
replaced new bezel and screws.

The exoloded views and drawings were a great help.. Thanks for being there with views and the right parts that fit perfectly.. Love the service.. Patty O'

Torn and moldy boot seal

  • Customer: Brenda from EL Paso TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
We followed the directions in other people's repair stories here. Removing the spring was a challenge, as was getting it back on! The rest of the repair was simple. Be patient with removing the soap dispenser. Ours had some plastic cords connecting it to the frame which we didn't anticipate, and we broke them because we didn't see them.

We're going to try that new Affresh product in the hopes of avoiding this repair again in the future. We never washed anything harmful in the washer. This seal becomes moldy and deteriorates with time. Using bleach to kill the mold only speeds the process.

Time Knob had broken

  • Customer: dawn from frisco CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed clip that held timer knob in place, replaced timer know with new one and reinstalled clip. The snapped on the new cap. Took a whole minute to do.

Bad tube seals and bearings

  • Customer: DAVID from SANDY HOOK CT
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Disassembled washer as per directions with seal kit. Removed inner tub. Cut both tub shaft bearing in half; punched out from outter tub. Installed new bearings using .5 inch threaded rod, washer and bolts. Installed new seal on inner tub shaft. Installed inner tube. Re-assembled washer.

Dispenser Bezel broked in two places

  • Customer: Neal from Jefferson City MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I visited several web sites looking for repair parts for my Maytag washing machine. Your site was the easiest to navigate and provided great diagrams and pictures to ensure that I purchased the correct part. I liked the ability to track the delivery of my parts via your web site. I received my parts within a couple days.

Door hinge worn.

  • Customer: Joseph from Warwick RI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy.I used a screw driver to remove and install the new hinges. Three screws on each hinge. Door closes like new again.

broken plastic part in soap dispenser

  • Customer: Robert from Oxnard CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the broken plastic bezel and lid assembly. Removed the lid from the bezel by flexing the lid so the hinge pins would clear the mounting holes. Attached the old lid to the new bezel and reinstalled the assembly with the four existing mounting screws.

The repair was easy and for about $15.00 total the soap dispenser is back to new condition.

Moldy Door Boot

  • Customer: Susan from Springfield IL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
My husband completed the repair by himself. He said that the "string trick" was helpful.

Water not emptying out

  • Customer: Rita from Three Rivers MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed back of washer and unscrewed pump band and hose removed pump and replaced pump,replaced hose to new pump,WE really appreciated the fast shipping of the part from your facility.Thank You again

Nasty Mold (standard Maytag issue)

  • Customer: Rex from Clearwater FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removing the gasket was very easy. A couple hints on installing (1) attach the gasket to the drum first!! this is the trickiest part but once you get it on, attaching the cable and spring was fairly easy (just used two people and a pair of needle nose pliers). Once you get that on, "lube" up the other side with soap to make install easier.
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