Maytag MAH9700 model front-load washer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Maytag MAH9700 front-load washer. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your washer.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
dc

Unbalanced load

Check/Repair

Redistribute the load in the washer and run the spin cycle again. If the load still won't spin, empty the tub and run the spin cycle again. If the washer still won't spin, check the drive system and suspension components for damage. Replace any defective components.

Possible parts
Drive motor, Shocks
E2

Stuck key on the control panel

Check/Repair

Check for a stuck key on the control panel. If the key can't be freed up, replace the control panel.

Possible parts
Control panel
FL

Door failed to lock

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and check the door lock assembly for damage. Check the wire harness connections on the door lock assembly. If the door lock assembly is damaged, replace it.

Possible parts
Door lock assembly
LE

Water level sensor defective

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and check the wire harness connections on the water level sensor and the electronic control board. Check the air hose connection on the water level sensor. If the wire and hose connections are okay, replace the water level sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

Possible parts
Water level sensor, Electronic control board
LO

Door failed to unlock

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and check the door lock assembly for damage. If the door lock assembly is damaged, replace it. Check the wire harness connections on the door lock assembly.

Possible parts
Door lock assembly
nd

Water isn't draining before the spin cycle begins

Check/Repair

Remove any clog from the house drain for the washer. Remove any clogs or kinks from the washer drain hose. Unplug the washer and check the drain pump, and then replace the drain pump if damaged.

Possible parts
Drain pump
nF

Washer fills continuously for more than 12 minutes

Check/Repair

Open the water supply valves for the washer fully. Check the water supply pressure and flow through the fill hoses; if the pressure and flow are adequate but the water trickles in during the fill, replace the water inlet valve assembly. , Check the drain hose configuration according to the installation guidelines. An improperly installed drain hose can siphon the fill water.

Possible parts
Water inlet valve assembly
od

Door hasn't been opened after 2 complete wash cycles

Check/Repair

If the washer door hasn't been opened after 2 wash cycles, open and close the door to clear the code. If the door was opened, unplug the washer and check the wire harness connections on the door lock assembly and the electronic control board. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the door lock assembly. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

Possible parts
Door lock assembly, Electronic control board
OE

Water overflow

Check/Repair

If the washer is overfilled, unplug it to see if it continues to fill while unplugged. If it does, replace the water inlet valve assembly because the inlet water valves aren't shutting off water flow. If the washer isn't overfilled, replace the water level sensor because it isn't accurately detecting water level.

Possible parts
Water inlet valve assembly, Water level sensor

Symptoms common to all washers

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Main causes: worn agitator dogs, bad clutch, broken motor coupler, shifter assembly failure, broken door lock, suspension component failure
Main causes: no water supply, bad water valves, water-level pressure switch failure, control system failure, bad door lock or lid switch
Main causes: clogged drain hose, house drain clogged, bad drain pump, water-level pressure switch failure, bad control board or timer
Main causes: leaky water inlet valve, faulty water-level pressure switch, bad electronic control board
Main causes: water heater failure, bad water temperature switch, faulty control board, bad water valve, faulty water temperature sensor
Main causes: bad lid switch or door lock, bad timer or electronic control board, wiring failure, bad water inlet valve assembly
Main causes: unbalanced load, loose spanner nut, worn drive block, broken shock absorber or suspension spring, debris in drain pump
Main causes: lack of electrical power, wiring failure, bad power cord, electronic control board failure, bad user interface board
Main causes: broken lid switch or lid lock, bad pressure switch, broken shifter assembly, faulty control system

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