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MAH8700AWW Maytag Washer - Instructions

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All Instructions for the MAH8700AWW
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Door would not lock

  • Customer: Tina from petersburg VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Peel rubber gasket from drum; remove 3 screws using phillip head screwdriver; disconnect wiring e plugs; remove door lock. Install in reverse order.

Because of sand in my well water,the valve quit working properly and water would run constantly

  • Customer: Robert from Monticello GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I removed two screws on the back of the washer,removed the top of the washer unclipped three plastic wiring clips, removed two screws holding the valve in place.replaced valve and replaced wires and top of washer. Total time about 15 minutes

door latch error code

  • Customer: Gary from Sonoma CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
removed all the panels to change the door latch switch
plug in three plugs ...works great
Thank you

the door fell off the machine. an entire cover had to be replaced because of plastic , plastic plastic. It would seem smart to use something a bit more substantial to screw the door to.

  • Customer: brad from cody WY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
take the cover off and put the new one on..See you in another four years plastic again!!!!

FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE REPAIR MANUEL,

  • Customer: gerard from arvada CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
FIRST I REMOVED THE RETAINER RING AND THEN PULLED BACK ENOUGH OF THE BOOT TO GET THE DOOR SWITCH OUT AND PLUGGED IN THE NEW SWITCH PUT THE RETAINER RING BACK ON AND IT WAS FINISHED. WITH OUT THE REPAIR BOOK I WOULD HAVE BEEN LOST ON HOW TO DO THE JOB.

Water was sprating all over the inside of wash machine onto the circuit board.

  • Customer: William from Marion WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I took the two screws off the back that holds the top down, lifted it , then pulled it back to remove. After this was removed, there were two more screws holding down the assy-s housing and drawer. First remove drawer where you add the soap and softners. Then I pulled that back and the assy-s housing drawer just snaps onto the housing. I pulled the drawer off, then I took the four hoses that are connected to the back and put on the new one in their respected spot. I snapped it back on and reassembled. You don't need a maytag repair man to do this job.

Door lock would not open.

  • Customer: JOHN from LUCK WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Took off top. Removed front control panel.Removed top screws on front door panel,then I had access to door lock for removal.Had to replace door latch also as this was broken while trying to close door before we noticed the door lock was not working.

Door hangs down so you have to lift it when closing. Eventually the whole latch mechanism broke.

  • Customer: Brenda from Bodega Bay CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Pull washer away from wall and find two screws in back next to top edge. Undo and pull top of machine off (lip on fron edge under face cover). reach down and unplug three plugs on door latch small one on top, biggest on bottom. Unscrew the three screw holding the latch on the front of the machine, take out the old and put in the new. Note, I pluged in the plugs before screwing the new one in place, and that might be easier. Put the top back on.
I couldn't find any way to adjust the door, so you still have to lift it up when closing.

The washer was unable to run without door locking

  • Customer: MICHAEL from DERIDDER LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the washer tub gasket and then removed the door part that I order . It was real easy to replace it and the tub gasket . Took about 8 min to complete everything .

Chewed up door latch

  • Customer: Jody from Lafayette CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
The dog ate the door latch so I ordered a new one. All I had to do was unscrew the old one, remove, and screw in the new one. Super easy. Took longer to find the screwdriver than it did to make the repair.

door would not latch , and lights on front just flashed

  • Customer: FRANCIS from leesburg FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
1)I removed the bottom front panel,reached up the right side of the machine and pulled the manual release on the bottom of the latching mechanism.2)I then removed the top to the machine in order to gain access to the latch. 3)I removed three electrical connectors then the three mounting screws using a #15 Torx driver. I then reversed the reverse procedure to install the new latch. total time to do the job was less than half an hour. Machine works OK.

Door latch would not lock

  • Customer: William from Victorville CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 2 screws from rear of top that hold top of washer in place, lifted top at the rear and slid it back then lifted it off. Removed the three wiring harnesses from old switch, removed the three screws holding switch in place, theses are accessed from the door opening. removed the two lower screws first and held the switch from the top while removing the last screw. Placed new switch in place and started the top screw by hand followed by hand starting the remaining two screws, tightened screws with phillips screw driver, reconnected the three harnesses, reinstalled the top and secured with the two screws. Door locks and unlocks as it is supposed to.

Broken Glass

  • Customer: Clint from Arlington WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
(1) Remove all screws keeping them organized as a set,(some are larger than others,for the glass frame only. After all screws are removed remove frame from the door.(2) Remove old glass and replace with the new one and put it all ack together.

Door latch failed and would not lock

  • Customer: David from Post Falls ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Took off bottom panel by removing 3 torx screws. Opened up door seal, removed three latch retaining screws, unplugged three wiring harnesses. Installed new latch and reinstalled in reverse order.

Main sping wore through Spring support bracket

  • Customer: Paul from Green Bay, WI WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
In this model the 2 main springs hang from a bracket built into the top of the machines frame. For some reason one of the pring was installed without the protective plastic grommet (called the guide spring washer). The handened spring eventually wore through the softer metal bracket due to the vibration of the washer.
The purchsed plastic part fit into the bracket so firlmy that even with part of the bracket wore away it appears to be still strong wnough to support the weight of the tub. It has made it through 10 loads so far and it still working well.
Getting at the spring was easy but lifting the tub was heavy. Thanks - $4 part saved a $1000 washer.
All Instructions for the MAH8700AWW
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