How do I find out how old my washer and dryer is?
To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not model number) to find date of manufacture. Our serial numbers begin with two letters followed by six numbers. The 2 letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made.
Is there a fuse in a washing machine?
Washing machines have fuses that protect them from power surges. Washing machines require lots of power to run. The other fuse sits in the lid switch on some machines; if the washer overheats or there is a power surge, the washer will not run again until the fuse in the switch is replaced.
Where is the line fuse on a Maytag washer?
The lid switch assembly containing the fuse, on a Maytag washer, is located behind the control panel console. Removal of the control panel is required to check or replace the fuse. Blown fuses, many times, are indicative of a problem with the switch and replacement of the assembly is recommended.