** The model number on ours is strange. **
Not for Sears, no. Everything after "MOD." is it: 110.22922101
That is the model number of a *Kenmore* washer built by Whirlpool not a Maytag.
** when it's time to drain, it'll stop. **
Does the timer progress on as usual through the cycle or does it stick right at that point?
** Doesn't the water have to drain to a certain level before it kicks into spin cycle? **
No, it has to drain for a certain amount of time and then pause briefly before starting up again to spin.
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