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(based on 164 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
Made no mistake buying this washer
We purchased this washer in Aug, 2011and have no regrets. It cleans very well, better than our old agetator washer. It is very easy to load, the options you can select from...Read complete review
We purchased this washer in Aug, 2011and have no regrets. It cleans very well, better than our old agetator washer. It is very easy to load, the options you can select from is far superior to most all washers in this price range. Looked at a front loader, and this made more sense as I wasn't stooping all the time to unload and I didn' t have to buy a $200+ pedistal. I've washed large loads such as our comforter, and smaller loads like a single shirt and they both came out great. Less time to dry. You have to read the manual. This is different than what you're used to.
Most Liked Negative Review
If you're thinking of buying this washer...do yourself a fav
This washer is, without a doubt, the WORST purchase I've ever made. AWFUL! Unless you wash everything on "Bulky", your clothes don't get clean. I've had clothes come...Read complete review
This washer is, without a doubt, the WORST purchase I've ever made. AWFUL! Unless you wash everything on "Bulky", your clothes don't get clean. I've had clothes come out of the washer with dirt still on them! That means, to me, that water didn't even touch them since the dirt and clothes were not even damp. But, washing everything on Bulky has added about 40% to my monthly water bill. Also, if you don't balance everything JUST RIGHT, the washer will just shut off. It's loud and, even on bulky, doesn't do HALF the job that my 25 year old "other brand" washer did. I wish I could have brought that with us when we moved. If I could give this ZERO stars, I definitely would have. I dread doing laundry now, but I'm stuck with it since we paid a fortune for it! So, like the title says, if you're thinking about possibly purchasing this piece of junk, do yourself a favor and DON'T!
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Comments about Maytag Bravos X HE MVWX600XW White Top Load Washer:
Just spent 500 dollars to repair this machine as it needed a control panel and lock device. wish I just purchased a new machine. Very disappointed. thought maytag was the best , but it's not
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Lasted 4 years
By Sorry Charlie
I bought this machine in good faith thinking Maytag stood for quality and service. I couldn't have been more flawed in my assessment of this product. The bearings in the tub went bad after 4 years of gentle use (2 people). I hired a repair service to identify the problem and then reported it to Maytag. With the way these machines are built, you cannot simply replace the worn bearing as it is connected to a transmission that seizes up to the tub assembly causing $600.00+ $$$ in repairs. When I called customer service and explained the situation I was turned away "sorry Sir those parts are not covered under our warranty". I said...huh? are you serious? you are kidding right? 4 years and it costs less to by a new unit? really?
The Dependability People
from San Antonio Texas
Felt the electronics are not State of the art. Which may be the reason why they do not carry the same Warranty as other elements in the appliance.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
You think qualty when you buy Maytag? Think again.
from Okeana, Ohio
After enduring the NOISE, look forward to grease all over your floor and then puddles of water. When is a REPUTABLE MANUFACTERER GOING TO MAKE A DECENT PRODUCT AND THEN STAND BEHIND IT???? This machine is only 5 years old and useless, probably like all the other Maytags out there.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Have had for a couple years but didn't like the washing machine from day one. Should have been taken back but oh well. Doesn't wash well at all. Have to wash multiple cycles for cloths even moderately dirty. Had trouble with the lid lock mechanism many times and it's totally broken now. The machine has been discontinued as far as I can tell but DO NOT BUY THIS MACHINE if you find one even if it's cheep!! They should recall and replace this model if they want to keep customers and a good upstanding name.
By Jacalyn Mitchell
from Newfields, NH 03856
This washing machine should definitely be recalled. It is so loud that I can't enter the laundry room because it hurts my ears. During some construction in our home workmen were frightened when they heard the washing machine and wanted to know what it was. Last week oil started to squirt out onto the floor from underneath the washer. Now I can't use it and we have to replace it after less than 5 years. When I Googled the machine I could not believe how many people had the same problem. What does it take to recall a bad product?
By Not happy .
from New Mexico.
To bad this has Maytag name on it. It makes awful noise when washing a load of clothes. They should of recalled this model and fixed its issues. It now a dead Maytag. I do laundry once a week. for just 2. It should not of failed .No over loading and yes He soap.
By buyers remorse
from pottstown pa
I bought this washer 3 years ago and like many of the reviews I have recently read online (started at the 3 years mark) the washer got louder during the spin cycle and the stopped working. Its not as though this was a "Cheap" purchase. And of course the manufacturer warranty is limited - however OBVIOUSLY the manufacturer is aware that this is an ongoing issue is as I easily googled the issue and found tons of similar complaints. Im currently filing complaints with the BBB and CFPB as I do not think it is acceptable to have to purchase a new washer after only 3 years, - buyer beware!!!!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
We bought this washer 4 years ago. Just recently it stopped spinning and draining the water. Everything is left soaking wet in there. Does not matter what wash cycle we use, IT WILL NOT DRAIN ANYMORE. Time for a new washer and I do believe we will steer clear from Maytag from now on.
Doesn't get clothes clean
By Dave R.
from Seattle, WA
We bought this a few years ago and are finally replacing it with a front-loading machine after much frustration. The glass lid lets us see exactly what's going on. We call it swishy-swishy. The clothes never or rarely actually turn over in the wash so the clothes on top are always on top and never get washed. The clothes on the bottom get ground to death by the bottom plate. It's particularly bad for loads like jeans, the ones on top may not even get wet! We've tried everything from adding more water or even washing everything on bulky load setting with marginally better results. The only thing that seems to wash half normally on a "Normal" wash setting are light weight materials like socks and underwear. We called Maytag thinking that the electronic load sensor may be defective but they offered no help. They said that it was designed to work that way! The amount of water this machine uses may be fine for a front load machine but it just does not work with a top loader.
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