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Maytag Washer Won't Drain

MHWE300VW12

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer won't drain are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer won't drain

Cause 1Drain Pump

Sometimes, small objects or articles of clothing can get caught in the drain pump. To determine if anything is blocking the drain pump, remove the drain pump and check the pump for obstructions. If the drain pump is clear of obstructions, but is still noisy during the drain cycle, replace the drain pump.

Parts
Drain Pump for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drain Pump - Part # 1200164 Mfg Part # 280187

Washing machine drain pump assembly. If the washer does not drain the pump may be clogged, damaged, or defective.

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Cause 2Clogged Pump or Hose

Sometimes, socks and other small articles of clothing can get into the drain system and clog the pump hose or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump and check for any obstructions.

Cause 3Drain Hose

First, check the drain hose to determine if it is kinked, twisted, or bent. If the drain hose is bent, straighten it out. In addition, remove the drain hose and check it for obstructions. If the drain hose has any obstructions, try to remove them. If necessary, replace the drain hose.

Parts
Drain Hose for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drain Hose - Part # 906522 Mfg Part # WP8181737
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Cause 4Drain Hose

First, check the drain hose to determine if it is kinked, twisted, or bent. If the drain hose is bent, straighten it out. In addition, remove the drain hose and check it for obstructions. If the drain hose has any obstructions, try to remove them. If necessary, replace the drain hose.

Parts
Drain Hose for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drain Hose - Part # 907863 Mfg Part # 285863

Washer drain hose extension kit. Used to extend washing machine drain hose approximately 4 feet. *Also, order the required adapter to connect the extension to the existing drain hose.

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Cause 5Drain Hose

First, check the drain hose to determine if it is kinked, twisted, or bent. If the drain hose is bent, straighten it out. In addition, remove the drain hose and check it for obstructions. If the drain hose has any obstructions, try to remove them. If necessary, replace the drain hose.

Parts
Drain Hose for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drain Hose - Part # 1394058 Mfg Part # WPW10003250

Washing machine inner drain hose assembly.

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Cause 6Door Lock

Inspect the door strike assembly for damage. If the door strike is broken, replace it. The door strike is not repairable—if it is broken, you must replace it.

Parts
Door Lock for your MaytagWashing Machine
Door Lock - Part # 1419926 Mfg Part # WP8183270

Door lock/latch assembly for front load washer

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