Quick and Easy Troubleshooting for Your Maytag Bravos Washer

Quick and Easy Troubleshooting for Your Maytag Bravos Washer

Troubleshooting common issues with your Maytag Bravos washer can save you time and money. Here’s a quick and easy guide to help you diagnose and fix some common problems:

1. Washer Won’t Start:

  • Ensure the washer is plugged in and the circuit breaker is not tripped.
  • Check the lid or door switch to ensure it’s functioning properly.
  • Verify that the water supply valves are open.

2. Washer Doesn’t Fill with Water:

  • Check if the water inlet hoses are kink or clogg.
  • Ensure water supply valves are open and providing adequate water pressure.
  • Clean the inlet screens on the back of the washer if they’re clogged.

3. Washer Doesn’t Drain:

  • Check for clogs in the drain hose or pump filter.
  • Verify that the drain hose is not kink or block.
  • Ensure the drain pump is functioning. If not, it may need to be replaced.

4. Washer Vibrates Excessively:

  • Make sure the washer is level on the floor. Adjust the leveling feet if necessary.
  • Check that the load is balanced inside the drum. Avoid washing large and small items together.
  • Make sure the shipping bolts (if any) have been remove from the back of the washer.

5. Washer is Noisy:

  • Inspect the drum for foreign objects like coins or small items that might be causing noise.
  • Check for loose parts, like the agitator or impeller, and tighten or replace as needed.
  • If the noise persists, the bearings or drive pulley might be faulty and need replacement.

6. Washer Doesn’t Spin Properly:

  • Check for an unbalanced load. Distribute the clothes evenly in the drum.
  • Inspect the drive belt for signs of wear or damage. Replace if necessary.
  • Test the lid switch to ensure it’s working correctly.

7. Error Codes Displayed:

  • Refer to the user manual for the specific error code. It will guide you on the problem and possible solutions.
  • If the error persists, it’s best to contact Maytag customer service or a professional technician for assistance.

Always refer to your user manual for model-specific troubleshooting tips and safety instructions. If the problem persists or you’re unsure about the solution, it’s recommend to contact Maytag customer support or a certified technician for further assistance.