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Old 04-06-2009, 11:32 AM
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Model Number: MAV4057AWW   Brand: Maytag   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Our 9 year old washer has begun to vibrate badly and loudly on the spin cycle on any type of clothing. It is much more frequent and getting worse. My husband is mechanical and would like to fix it himself, but we don't know what part we need. Maytag is no help. Please help.


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Old 04-07-2009, 04:04 PM
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The first thing I would do is make sure the washer is properly leveled according to the Installation instructions.

If this is not the issue then remove the front panel and check all suspension parts.

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Old 04-16-2009, 06:53 AM
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We have determined that it must be the snubber ring. We have the part from your company together with several other associated parts. My husband would like some guidance on how to proceed. He is a former machinist and millwright and can do anything mechanical. At the same time we are going to replace the transmission. The transmission was offered by Maytag without cost because it is under warranty and we accepted with the condition that the warranty remaining would be void. We have never had a serviceman in our house and Jim does it all, but he would like some type of instructions for the replacing of transmission, snubber ring. Please respond with any help. Thanks
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Hopefully this Service manual will help.

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We want to thank GENE for sending the service manual. My husband replaced the transmission (which was under warranty and no cost to us) and snubber ring and associated parts himself. He made several of the tools to take it apart also. Between your service manual and parts manual, we were helped greatly. The machine is working well and hopefully will last several more years now. Thanks
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You are welcome. We are glad you were able to fix it.

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