Do not use an extension cord. Thread starter cedric; Start date May 10, 2011; C. cedric Premium Member. After it completes a cycle it usually will not start again until I wait about 24 hours. Check to see if a household circuit breaker or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlet has tripped. The start/ pause push pad will not start the washer. ... Identify your washer type. In the past the panel started working again but we are not sure how we fixed it. The button to start the cycle does not respond and it will not enter … If the washer … ... done it had a minute to go and now it does not want to start … What would be the repair … Maytag won't start - blinking start button. I have a MayTag Centennial washer. This technique is a simple method to release a stuck Power / Cancel button on the Maytag / Whirlpool premium front load washers that have a chrome housing ring - type of button. We just start … The Power / Cancel button may differ with different models. The off push pad also will not function. Plug power cord into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Everything else on control consul is working and the lights are on. If so, reset the circuit breaker or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter.