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PAV2300AWW Maytag Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for PAV2300AWW parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the washer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the PAV2300AWW
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springs were worn out

  • Customer: roger from houston TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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After removing the washers front, I removed the springs that holds the tub upright and in balance. From the video, it decribed the ease of installing the new springs after removing the original springs. The new spring needs a great deal of force to reattach them. I attached a pair of minature vise grips(4") to the springs upper shaft and attached the strap (I used a ratchet strap long end strap with hook) to the vise grips and had a helper pull up until I could attach the spring to it's spring bracket. The back ones were quit difficult so be advised, if your not strong (physical) and have a strong helper, don't attempt this task.

Lid hinge on right side broken, lid hinge pin broken on left side

  • Customer: Layne from Waynesboro VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video , after that there was no problem, really easy.

washing machine shakes and moves during spin cycle

  • Customer: Erich from Sheffield Village OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had no problems taking machine apart following online instructions. At first couldn't find snubber ring because it was completely worn away. Once found it was very easy to replace. Only problem with putting back together was getting the first spring back on, after that it was a breeze. Machine up and running.

washer danced around in spin cycle

  • Customer: Donald from Rapid City SD
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I would not recommend trying this without the spring removal & re-install tool. Very difficult to impossible to remove the springs with pliers. Not meant for novice handy persons.

Won't Agitate, Won't Spin, Jumping around, squealing in spin cycle, abrupt stop

  • Customer: Gina from Los Angeles CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Washer was jumping around in the spin cycle to the point that it disengaged the water fill level hose which in turn caused it to overflow. I fixed the hose but almost immediateley it stopped spiining or agitating. I looked online to find that the jumping around was most likely the snubber ring ... the hard stop and squeal most likely the Brake Stator ... the no agitaion or spin was likeley the thrust bearing. I ordered the parts and were received in a couple of days ... by the time they came I had already torn apart everything and was just waiting on parts for reassembly. The instructions were concise and complete but I did benefit from watching a YouTube video on the repair. All the parts went together just like they were supposed to even with my limited mechanical skills. All I really used was a small socket set, a couple of screw drivers and a pair of pliers. Taking the Brake assembply is dangerous but can be done with no special tools if you buy a couple of 2 inch 10-24 screws to replace two of the short ones and then back them out slowly (look for a youtube video on this procedure EASY!) ... took me a couple of hours but any one who has used a screw driver more than once could probably do it in under an hour. Washer now running like new ... No Jumping!!! People at Parts Select were Great!!! BTW ... So that the springs would be easier to re-install, I stuck about $50 of quarteres between the coils before removing ... worked Great!

Motor hummed and did not operate.

  • Customer: Cheri from Crowley TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1.Removed front panel to access the motor. 2.Tilted the washing machine onto it's back, in order to remove the belt. 3. Unpluged motor wiring and removed the old motor and mounting plate.

Broken hinge pin

  • Customer: Edwin from Bloomingdale IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was easy. 5 minutes after grabbing my tools the job was done. It was easy to find the part I needed on the web site.

alot of noise when spinning

  • Customer: Kathleen from High Point NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
..watched the video..easy as pie..took longer to figure out what part was making noise than to fix..

Washer making a very loud squealing noise when spinning and washing

  • Customer: Greg from Weatherford TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
When I received the replacement part it did not look exactly the same as the one that came off the washer. After watching the video that was sent with the shipment confirmation I very clearly understood it and was able to do repair in about 10 minutes. It was so easy, I wish that there were more repairs to do to take advantage of your wonderful customer service. You have created a customer for life. Thank you

water wasnt draining and machine wasnt spinning, lots of noise

  • Customer: Paul from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
turned off the water, drained the water from the machine, pulled it out and removed the back plate on the machine. disconnected all hoses and belts, then removed part. inserted new pump, 3 self tapping screws later the hosed were attached, then the back plate. worked like a champ after that and saved me at least 200 bucks.

Washed hubby's overalls with a 6 in screwdriver in his pocket. Flooded the Kitchen and the basement.

  • Customer: Judy from Osceola MO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We went on line and found the correct part. It arrived in 3 days. said it might take 7. Husband and son dismantled the old plastic outer tub that had been slit by the screwdriver. Put the new one in, and filled the tub up with water to check for leaks. When the water got to the level of the fill line, it started leaking. We pumped the water out and stopped to wait for daylight. Next day we lifted the top of the machine and filled it again...the line that goes to the water level knob...was off. The woman found the leak and put the hose back on. We were semi worried when we read the reviews, but in the daylight, it really wasn't all that difficult to change out the broken tub.

Drain pump broke

  • Customer: Robert from Buena Park CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove front cover and fastened new pumpin .hooked up hoses pretty easy. The part was easy to order and was shipped really fast. Thanks for your

Lots of water on floor

  • Customer: Jim from Oxford NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took access panel off of back saw that hose had pulled off of tub, thus the rinse water was just running on floor, re attached hose when the rinse cycle finished and the brake stopped the spin it jerked the hose off once again. It had a spring clamp holding it on, so I reinstalled it with a worm/screw clamp, no problems since. Ordered a new hose to have on hand in case. Jim

The agitator would float up and did not agitate

  • Customer: Eric from Staten Island NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
you need a ratchet with a socket extension 6" or better to remove the bolt then replace the agitator. The Job is extremely easy.

Frozen water pump

  • Customer: Steven from Cleveland GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply watched your video, which was very well done, followed step by step and in about 20minutes the washer was successfully repaired. You have a great business model, the the part was easy to order, the shipping was prompt and the video was a plus Steven Hopkins
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