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