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MAV6200AWW Maytag Washer - Instructions

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Terrible squeaking with klunking, grinding and wet clothes

  • Customer: DawgGonGoodies from Clovis CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Well, I am a single mom on a limited budget and decided to tackle this project myself without having to call a repairman. After investigating the source of my noises online, I decided my washer needed the drive belt and transmission pulley/bearing kit. I unplugged the washer and using my teenage daughter to hold the leaning washer, I was able to easily remove the belt, which was frayed in one area. Following the online video, I removed the cap with ease. Reading about the e-ring being difficult to remove, I used a flathead screwdriver and a hammer to take this off. Then, I removed the washer and cam with no issues. I had a very difficult time removing my pulley though… it did not just slide off like the video! I ended up waiting for my daughters boyfriend to show-up and help remove this. He struggled as well, but once it was off, everything else followed easily. We then put the new pieces on in order and had no issues until the end. We were not able to pull the transmission shaft out, so there was no room for a washer to be placed after the cam was put back on. I ended up using the e-ring only to keep it all on before placing the new dust cap back on. Overall, this was a fairly easy installation. The washer sounds like new. I did notice on my last load that the clothes were pretty wet and think the pump may be next on the list. Not surprising for a 14yo washer and yes, I will tackle that myself too!

Replaced the Transmission

  • Customer: William from Bedford TX
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
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Be prepared - the repair kit lacks many needed items. Two tools are missing. This includes the spanner wrench that you need to remove and then tighten the hub shoulder that threads onto the transmission shaft. Also, the tool to remove and replace the hub springs is missing. The instructions only cover the triple lip seal replacement. These get you to the point the spin hub and outer hub are removed. The instructions do not take you through removal of the transmission from the mounting brackets. This is tricky! The brake spring applies 200lbs of force. I used three C-clamps to slowly back off the bottom plate. Two more major items to be aware of. The order you tackle removal of the hub springs (6) and the outer tub is important. I found the only way I could remove and replace the hub springs was with the outer hub removed. So, during disassembly, remove the outer hub then the hub springs. During assembly, replace the hub springs, then replace the outer hub. The final zinger - no new bolts were provided to bolt the spin hub to the hub shoulder. On my washer, the original hub shoulder took a self threading stainless bolt that was 1 1/8" long. These are not through holes. They are closed. So, the depth of the hole is critical. The new shoulder required 1" long bolts. So, when I used the original bolts, they never seated and the hub worked itself loose after 4 or 5 loads. Off to the hardware store for 1" bolts. Luckily, the old bolts at least threaded the holes for me, and I could use standard stainless bolts. Otherwise, who knows where I would have had to go for self-threading bolts. All of these issues ended up creating a 9 hour repair.

washer was making a loud whirling noise on spinout

  • Customer: Brad from Logansport IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
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everything pretty much just unbolted real easy. the parts come with a nice set of instructions. you don't need to use the special hub removal tool. just take a small piece of wood and smack it on the ear of the hub to the left counter clockwise. it might be tough but just keep smacking it till it comes loose. then install it in reverse. simple job. you also might need some big vise scrips to get ahold of the springs real good to get them off and back on...

Changing Suspension Springs

  • Customer: David from Lancaster CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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The repair itself was not complicated: it was just taking off the old springs and putting on the new ones. Where it became difficult was, rather than having the appliance on a platform, I was doing it from the ground. This made it a bit hard to get some leverage to stretch the new springs into place, especially in the back. I would recommend that you have a second person there to push the tank toward the spring you are replacing. This helps reduce the distance you need to stretch the spring. If you ARE in a position to get it up on a platform, that would probably be best and would make the job much easier.

The washer making a ticking sound while in the washing and spinning mode.

  • Customer: Rudy from Yukon OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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I found the instructions on www.ehow.com about how to remove the shell of the washer so I could find what was going on with the washer and why it would smell like burning metal. I found it was the Drain Pump with Pulley Assembly P/N: PS2347187. It was easy to replace and saved $$$$ from having to purchase a new washer or call a repairman or women.

wASHER WOULD NOT AGITATE.

  • Customer: Ernest from Pasadena CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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pURSUANT TO THE VIDEO PROVIDED BY PARTSELECT, I DISCONNECTED POWER CORD, HOT AND COLD WATER HOSES. ALSO, REMOVED DRAIN HOSE FROM DRAIN PIPE CONNECTION. LAY THE WASHER ON ITS SIDE REMOVED THE PULLEY BELT THEN FOLLOWED THE VIDEO TO REMOVE DUST COVER, C-CLIP, CAM, PULLEY, THRUST BEARING ALONG WITH ASSOCIATED WASHERS FROM THE TRANSMISSION SHAFT.INSTALLATION WAS THE REVERSE AS SHOWN IN THE INSTRUCKIONS PROVIDED IN THE KIT.

Washer made loud unusual noise on the spin cycle

  • Customer: Keith from Green Mountain Falls CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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Parts Select had a video that showed the repair, I followed those directions and the repair was quite quick and easy. Washer now works as good as new. Thanks Parts Select!

machine moved and shook when in spin

  • Customer: virginia from central city KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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we followed the video instruction that was given,on how too replace the part of the snugger. it worked really well. we are pleased with everything.

washer shook uncontrollably during spin cycle

  • Customer: Adam from Plainfield IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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I followed the video but didn't remove the motor. Instead I lifted the tub through the top. I also didn't have longer screws with that thread, so I used slightly smaller diameter screws with nuts on the end and it worked great.

Pad missing from both front legs which made washer dance around the room

  • Customer: Michael from DeSoto TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
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Easy as pie but had to cut one with hack saw to remove as it would not unscrew. Rust was the problem. Hack saw was the cure. Otherwise repair would have taken 5 minutes Washer now works as it did as a new appliance.

Washer was making a banging noise and not spinning properly and emptying the tub.

  • Customer: John C. from Estill Springs TN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the brake spring(not really necessary) and the snubber ring.I also installed a new thrust bearing kit,but the problem turned out to be a bad transmission.I found a good working used one at a local junk yard and so far it is working great.Your how to videos were very helpful in getting the job done properly.Thanks very much!

The pump did not fit the washer. The pump sat too far down causing the nozzle to be impeded by the shape of the washer base.

  • Customer: Kenneth from Ponte Vedra Beach FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
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The pump did not fit the washer. The situation required that I drill holes in the washer base to match holes in the pump base. The pump sat too far down causing the nozzle to be impeded by the shape of the washer base. To rectify this I used bolts and nuts to secure pump to washer base and used three washers for each of the three nuts to raise the pump into the proper position. After jockeying the pump into place, it works fine, so far. The water pump is a simple enough device that relays on sturdy bearings and a proper seal. If the pump fails it will be entirely because the bearings wore out as with the last much cheaper replacement pump I purchased ($14). The original started leaking eight years after we bought the machine.

Screaming noise from under unit. Belt shot from under it :) No harm.

  • Customer: Louis from Goodyear AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
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Used Putty Knife to release a tab on left split of cover/lid assembly lifting up slightly to release the tab, then I repeated the same on the right side. With the belt already flung off of the unit, I saw the 2 screws inside left/right top corners holding the front cover On. I tilted it forward and up and released from two clips on the bottom of the unit. With the front cover removed I saw the pump on the lower right side of the tank. 3 screws and 2 hoses hold the pump in place. Once pump was removed reversed how it was taken apart.

Machine was noisy and slow @ spin cycle

  • Customer: Steve from McHenry IL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
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Took apart liked shown in diagram. Re-assembled in reverse order. Destroyed tub seal on disassemble. Also had to cut spanner off with sawzall as it was corroded badly. On the transmission pulley bearing kit. I had to file the pulley shaft down in order to get the correct adjustment for brake release. Took me awhile to figure that out as there was no way the jesus clip was going back on with either washer. Once filed went right together and using the thin washer I was still at the min adjustment.

Shaking, bouncing, banging, during the spin cycle

  • Customer: Shad from Clearfield UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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I followed the directions online, but they don't talk about two difficulties with this model. The first is removing the drive belt. This is CRUCIAL! Tilt the dryer backwards, and remove the belt from the pulleys. When putting it back on, when the repair is complete put it on the two smaller pulleys first, and then the large pulley. The other difficulty that is not addressed with this model is accessing the suspension springs. If you choose not to remove the entire housing, I would use a wooden block (2x4 works great) to act as a lever for the vicegrips. I may be weak, but I have a bruised forearm that would have been avoided if I had thought of the wooden block earlier.
All Instructions for the MAV6200AWW
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