Maytag washer timer replacement part

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Old 01-04-13, 07:48 AM
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Maytag washer timer replacement part

I have a Maytag close washer with a broken timer switch. I checked e-bay for a replacement under the part number 2-04454-2, and came up blank. Is there a different part number that superseded this timer number? Anyone have a source for the part? All help is apriciate. Earl.


 
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Old 01-04-13, 09:39 AM
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Go by the model # of the washer. here is a site or just google model #
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/part...S_HSV_RL_PARTS
If you google it you will get several sites with different prices.
 
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Leave the model number and we'll see what we can find.
 
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Thanks for the help. On the electrical schematics it has the part # A-208 but nothing on the washer itself. Under Sears link that you gave me I get a ďWe're sorry. This item is no longer available.Ē But no picture to confirm itís the part I need. The part # they give is 204463 which also draws a blank on e-bay. I really donít want to buy a new washer, is there another part number that will work? Thanks, Earl.
 
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Old 01-04-13, 02:57 PM
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Model # are usually on back panel left side, Just behind console. Should be a tag with model and serial #
 
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Other times if you lift up the lid...you'll find the ID tag just below the bottom of the lid.

It looks like you may have a Maytag A-208 washer.
Links I left :
Timer is part # 204454

Do you realize that washer is over 30 years old

You had part number of 204463 but it should have been 204663. Not sure if that's a complete timer or just motor.
With the top link you must enter timer to refine your search.
Maytag A208 Parts List
OEM Part 204454 Timer Assembly
Maytag #204454 Washer Timer - Residential Maytag Laundry Parts

and eureeka ....one is listed on ebay
204454 Maytag Washer Timer New | eBay
 
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Hey guys, thanks for the help. Just my luck with 662 Maytag timers coming up on an e-bay search only one will fit my machine and it cost 130 bucks as compared to the rest, mostly costing 30 bucks or less. Thatís defiantly the part. And yes, I know the washer is over 30, probably original to the house (circa 1978). Am hoping I can give it another 30 years but it might be time to replace it. Earl.
 
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Old 01-07-13, 02:14 PM
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Aren't there still places that will rebuild timers? I did it a while back for my then MIL. Believe it or not some sort of little pin had worn down and I used one of those plastic parts inside a typical US Gov ballpoint to repair it. Took about 20 min and some epoxy. Luckily the motor and gears still worked. Lasted for at least the 5 yrs we were married.
 
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Should be interesting if it doesnít work out. I offered the e-bay guy 60 bucks for his timer, if he doesnít take it, then timer surgery. If I can replace the timer with a new one I ought to get another 30 years out of that tank. If I canít fix it then I will replace the whole unit. Thanks again guys, Earl.
 
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