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The fuse is part of the lid switch assembly...

The fuse is part of the lid switch assembly inside the control panel. If it is blown, the lid switch is probably bad so just replace the whole assembly. The fuse will blow if the lid switch is stuck...
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It's the drain pump. Runs about $60 ...

It's the drain pump. Runs about $60

Whirlpool 35-6465 Drain Pump Assembly - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-drain-pump-assembly-35-6465-ap4372886.html)
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Gentle cycle should agitate 20 seconds on and...

Gentle cycle should agitate 20 seconds on and then 20 seconds off but while it's on, it's the same speed as regular cycle as this machine only has a single speed motor. That's why it uses an...
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Well, your wrong about the drum turning in your...

Well, your wrong about the drum turning in your direct drive model. I don't know of any other model that doesn't have brakes to prevent that besides the newer Whirlpool VMW models. There are no...
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Meant to say that if you can rotate the upper...

Meant to say that if you can rotate the upper agitator, while holding the lower part, in both directions, you need new agitator dogs. It should freely rotate in the clockwise direction but not in the...
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The tub should absolutely not rotate during...

The tub should absolutely not rotate during agitation cycle. If it does, then the brakes are failing. As far as agitation speed, depends on what your speed switch is set to. Have you tried different...
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Posted By fairbank56

Faulty timer. GE WE4M533 Timer -...

Faulty timer.

GE WE4M533 Timer - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/ge-timer-we4m533-ap5780508.html)
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There should be two distinct flat sides on that...

There should be two distinct flat sides on that transmission input shaft. If the shaft is rounded off so bad that the coupler slips on it, you will have to replace the transmission. Are you using the...
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What's the model number? What do you mean, "it...

What's the model number? What do you mean, "it didn't do anything"? Motor running or not? Noise from motor (hum), or all quiet? Does it fill? Drain? More info please.
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Faulty timer is the only thing that could cause...

Faulty timer is the only thing that could cause this problem.

Whirlpool 3951702 Timer - AppliancePartsPros.com (http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-timer-3951702-ap3020314.html)
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Replace the load sense switch (fabric softener...

Replace the load sense switch (fabric softener switch). This is a load sensing machine and you should not lift the lid once it is running as this will reset the load sense board.

Whirlpool...
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I see that it does have a speed switch so try...

I see that it does have a speed switch so try that first. What about drain and spin cycles? Are they working? During the minute or two that agitation has stopped, is there any noise at all from the...
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In your first post, you said the timer proceeded...

In your first post, you said the timer proceeded through the cycles, now you say it doesn't. If all timer contacts checked ok, why would you replace the timer? Sounds like a lid switch problem. Your...
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How did you bench test the motor? Did you apply...

How did you bench test the motor? Did you apply power to both the run and start windings simultaneously? You have the wiring diagram, testing is pretty straight forward unless you have no experience...
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The last three letters is just the version,...

The last three letters is just the version, voltage and color
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MAV5000 is a valid model number, Maytag Atlantis...

MAV5000 is a valid model number, Maytag Atlantis model. If the lid switch was bad, the timer motor would not work. Sounds like a faulty timer to me (internal contacts).

Whirlpool 22002715 Timer -...
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"It will fill and drain but won't spin or...

"It will fill and drain but won't spin or agitate"

Take the motor back off. With one of the plastic coupler halves still on the transmission input shaft, try to rotate that shaft by hand. If you...
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Sounds like you need a new water inlet valve...

Sounds like you need a new water inlet valve assembly. That's not the correct model number for the washer. There should be a label somewhere with model number and serial number, usually under the lid...
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Model number is valid. Remove front panel and try...

Model number is valid. Remove front panel and try rotating motor pulley by hand in agitate direction. This would be CW looking down on it. It should be easy to rotate and this should cause the...
05-22-15, 04:09 PM
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Maybe a couple photo's will convince you. The...

Maybe a couple photo's will convince you. The first dryer has a 4 wire cord connected to it. It previously had a 3 wire cord connected. The smaller green wire was connected to the metal chassis where...
05-22-15, 03:48 PM
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Posted By fairbank56

Your not getting it. I'm not talking about the...

Your not getting it. I'm not talking about the green wire in the four wire cord, I'm talking about the small green wire that is part of the dryer wiring harness.

Ground wires are rarely shown in...
05-22-15, 02:42 PM
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True BUT, older dryer models that were typically...

True BUT, older dryer models that were typically connected with a 3 wire power cord used a green wire. One end of the green wire connected to neutral in the wiring harness. With a 3 wire cord, you...
05-22-15, 10:50 AM
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Posted By fairbank56

Yes, it is correct. Somebody deleted my other...

Yes, it is correct. Somebody deleted my other post. That little green wire is not ground. The other end of it connects to neutral. This is why in later models, the wire color was changed to white. To...
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Posted By fairbank56

His model does not have electronic control and...

His model does not have electronic control and therefore does not have any diagnostic mode. It is a bottom line Whirlpool direct drive machine. Single speed motor, no ATC, no extra's, just a timer...
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Posted By fairbank56

Lot's of machines nowadays have a lower rinse...

Lot's of machines nowadays have a lower rinse level than wash level. Can't provide any accurate information about your machines without having the model numbers.
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