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Maytag Performance Series White Front Load Washer - MHWE201YW

Abt Model: MHWE201WH | UPC Code: 883049231631
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3.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Advanced Vibration Control/ 1200 RPM Spin Speed/ IntelliFill Water Level Sensor/ Commercial-Grade Stainless Steel Wash Basket/ 3-Tray Dispenser Drawer (Detergent, Bleach And Fabric Softener)/ 12 Wash Cycles/ White Finish
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Maytag Performance Series White Front Load Washer, Model MHWE201WH

Features:

  • Best Cleaning in its Class Enabled by PowerWash™ Cycle
  • PowerWash™ Cycle
  • Maytag® Commercial Technology
  • 10-Year Limited Parts Warranty On Washer Motor And Basket
  • 6 hour Fresh Spin™ Option
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified - CEE Tier III Rated
  • Advanced Vibration Control
  • 3.5 cu. ft. Capacity
  • Allergen Removal Washer Cycle
  • Cold Wash Cycle
  • Reinforced, 6-Rib, commercial-grade washer belt
  • 1200 RPM Spin Speed
  • IntelliFill™ Water Level Sensor
  • Whites Cycle
  • Extra Rinse Option
  • Clean Washer Cycle with Affresh®
  • Commercial-Grade Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Sensor-Controlled Suds Detection
  • Delicate Cycle
  • Heavy-Duty cycle
  • Front Serviceable
  • 3-Tray Dispenser Drawer (Detergent, Bleach and Fabric Softener)
  • Control Lockout
  • Delay Start Option
  • 12 Wash Cycles

Specifications:

Construction

  • Drum Material: Stainless Steel wash basket
  • Washer Top Finish: Powercoat-on-steel spillsaver top

Performance

  • Dispenser Type: 3-tray dispenser drawer ( Detergent, bleach and fabric softener)
  • Temperature Control System: Care Control
  • Number of Temperatures: 3
  • Spin Speed: 1200
  • Number of Chambers: 3
  • Detergent Dispenser: Detergent Dispenser
  • Tier Level: CEE Tier III level
  • Number of Cycles: 12
  • Whitest Whites Cycle: Whites
  • Heavy Duty Wash: Heavy Duty
  • Normal Wash: Normal
  • Quick Wash: Quick Wash
  • Pre Wash: Pre-Wash Option
  • Extra Rinse: Extra Rinse Option
  • Estimated Time Remaining: Estimated time remaining display

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 36"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 30-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 214 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor

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Load TypeFront Loading
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)3.5
Height (inches)36
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)30.5
DispensersDetergent, Bleach, Fabric Softener
Control TypeRotary-Electric
End-Of-Cycle SignalNo
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperature Settings3
Wash Cycles12
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1200 RPM
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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Maytag Performance Series White Front Load Washer
 
4.1

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82%

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Pros

  • Cleaning performance (198)
  • Energy savings (183)
  • Convenient features (157)
  • Large capacity (154)
  • Quiet (135)

Cons

  • Loud (40)
  • Pricey / poor value (34)
  • Cleanability (14)

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Great (stackable) front-load washer

We purchased this washer and the accompanying electric dryer after our old, awful top-loader went out. We have had them now for 3 months. We have a small space and this was by...Read complete review

We purchased this washer and the accompanying electric dryer after our old, awful top-loader went out. We have had them now for 3 months. We have a small space and this was by far the best stackable option we could find that was 72" or under in total height. The front loading washer uses far less water and spins so fast that clothes come out more dry than our prior washer (meaning shorter drying times). The number of options is great. The quality and performance so far seems great. The capacity seems smaller than our old washer but not by much making the difference negligible. The washer does cavitate at the highest spin speed, making some noise, but still quieter than the old washer and not being an issue even with a dryer stacked on top of it. Overall, we really enjoy this washer and dryer combo. It has made the room they are in look much better and, believe it or not, doing laundry is actually a bit more fun now that we have this.

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I should have gotten a different brand.

The other reviews posted are hilarious. People are giving this washing machine great reviews based on its water savings and efficiency. Seriously? EVERY front loading washer will save you water, that?s what...Read complete review

The other reviews posted are hilarious. People are giving this washing machine great reviews based on its water savings and efficiency. Seriously? EVERY front loading washer will save you water, that?s what they do.

What those reviews don?t tell you is that is the ONLY benefit of this machine. I?ve been a miserable owner of this washer for ONE DAY, and it?s already been a horrible situation. This washing machine is LOUD; much louder than the old, cheap top-loader I just replaced. When the water runs through the soap dispenser it sounds like a hamster on a squeaky wheel. When the water pumps out of the machine to drain it is louder than the engine on my car! These noises are so loud, I set the timer to wash in the middle of the night, through 2 closed doors and down a hall, this machine woke me up! The only perk I?ve noticed is that whatever mechanism spins the drum is actually quite quiet. If I could find a way to wash my laundry without using running water, it would be a very quiet process.

But probably the most ridiculous overlook in this product development is the very large gap in the rubber seal around the door. I have washed a whopping 4 loads of laundry with this machine, and I have already had to pull 9 socks and one washcloth out of this seal. This is 9 socks and one washcloth that were lodged into the seal very early in the cycle and were not cleaned as a result. This is 9 socks and one washcloth that will need to be washed again. Reviewers on other sites have complained about this particular model ripping garments; I?d bet the farm this faulty seal is the reason. If the sleeve of my favorite top were to become lodged in this rubber gap while the body of the garment remained in the drum, what do you think will be the outcome when the drum begins a spin cycle? Yeppers? a ripped sleeve.

I would call to complain about this? but there is nothing functionally wrong with this machine. It?s working as well as it was poorly designed. How is it a housewife can pick out a SERIOUS design flaw in a product in five minutes of use, but all of the engineers at Maytag missed this one? I should have gotten a different brand; I won?t ever trust a Maytag again

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1.0

Maytag doesn't back up their waranty

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from Ridgecrest Ca.

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I bought this set (washer and dryer) with a 10 year waranty. After 5 years of operation, the washer door would not unlock and washer displayed a code of F1 E2. I investigated the codes, paid for professional help and found out it was the code for a bad motor. I inquired with Maytag about the Waranty (covered basket and motor) and found out they would only honor the waranty if the machine was diagnosed from a authorized Maytag repair man. This cost for diagnoses from the nearest authorized repairman would have broken down like this (80.00 for service call, 65.00 per hour labor to diagnose problem, 80.00 for 2nd service call to install part after recieving it, 65.00 per hour labor to install part), in total it would have cost me out of pocket 290.00 to have an authorized repairman do what I did in 1 hour. I ordered the the motor from Maytag, 233.00 plus 25.00 shipping and installed it myself. Maytag parts department said they do not accept core (old motor). So doing the math, what would you rather do? Pay 258.00 and not have to take vacation for a maintenance man service call OR pay 290.00 and have to take vacation twice for a maintenance mans service call. I am not happy about this. I feel dupt and will not be buying another Maytag anything.

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Horrible machine

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from montreal canada

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we bought this machine 4 years ago.two months after purchase it would not empty.service call 2 months later same problem.service guy said gasket was leaking.now the bearings are finished and the shaft is probably done too.over 700 to repair.will now purchase a samsung.never a maytag again!

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HATE IT

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from Coon Rapids, MN

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Bought this washer on 8/7/2012. Cycles are way too long and it eats the clothes (have found rips, twisted, torn, etc shirts, pants, etc. I had a front loading machine before this and never had a problem. It takes me twice as long to do laundry than in the past since I can't put many clothes in the drum and the cycles take so long. Today (haven't even had the thing 4 years) water starts coming out of the detergent area (and not going into the drum). Came back to water all over the floor. I was so happy to finally buy a Maytag appliance - glad this one is discontinued but I'm never buying another Maytag appliance.

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Matabele front loader washer

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from Booklyn

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Only 2 years old and problems after problems

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Disappointed

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from Drexel Hill, PA

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I must say I swore by Maytag. We've had several maytag appliances but this stackable washer/dryer set has been a real problem from the day we bought them. We are paying for our 4th repair visit on this set. I'm truly disappointed with this combo and it's costing me a fortune for the repairs. If I had the money I would replace this set with another brand. Anyway it's a shame that I've lost confidence in Matag. This set is only 3 1/2 years old.

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Horrible washing machine. Do not waste your time buying one.

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from Welsh, La

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We had this washer a couple of years now and is a piece of junk.

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Do not buy

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from edmonton, alberta

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Machine was installed 2 years ago and has never cleaned clothes properly. My wife had to use so much pre cleaning spray it's ridiculous. Now the washer continually faults on the "LF" code and will no longer work. Absolute junk.

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Worst machine ever

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from Spartanburg, SC

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I bought this machine in 2012 and have had nothing but trouble ever since I had it. We have had it for a little over 3 years and it has constantly destroyed clothes. We have had to replace the seal around the drum after the first year,in which it was covered under the 3yr warranty but it has went out again and I refuse to pay $265 to replace it just to risk having to replace it possibly in another year or so. Not to mention it has constantly had a leaking problem. What ever happened to quality appliances. You shouldn't have to replace a washer after just 3 years.

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Totally destroying my clothes

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from Long Island

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After reading some of these reviews I see that my machine isn't the only one giving problems, my machine seems to be eating everyones clothes.the rubber seems to be falling apart I don't know what to do about this situation

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Disappointing

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from Lloydminster , Alberta , Canada

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Bought this machine expecting a lot more out of it. 1 year and 1 month old the belt blew. So no warranty and had to pay for it and the service call. Now a year later the water drain pump was clogged with an error code. I ended up reading online to open up the front and clean it out. Apparently it eats socks as that and gunk had completely clogged it.
Not happy with this purchase and would never buy a Maytag washer again

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