The owner's manual is the best place to start with troubleshooting a Maytag washing machine. Help is also available with online manuals at such websites as ApplianceRepair.net. Customers whose Maytag washers are still under warranty (or who just want a certified Maytag repair pro) can schedule a repair through Maytag.com.
Online washing machine repair manuals discuss some of the problems that all washing machine brands encounter, such as the cycling system, the fill system, pumps and the occasional leak. Carrying out some of the basic troubleshooting steps that these sources recommend can save the cost of having a repair professional examine the machine.