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Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer - MHWE251YG

Abt Model: MHWE251YG | UPC Code: 883049231655
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Advanced Vibration Control/ 3.5 Cu.Ft. Capacity/ 1200 RPM Spin Speed/ Control Lockout/ Delay Start Option/ 12 Wash Cycles/ Commercial-Grade Stainless Steel Wash Basket/ IntelliTemp Automatic Temperature Control/ Granite Finish
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Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer, Model MHWE251YG

Features:

Best Cleaning in its Class Enabled by PowerWash® Cycle
Enabled by the Power Wash cycle, this washer provides the best cleaning in its class.

PowerWash® Cycle
Extra cleaning action and a thorough rinse power out tough stains like coffee and soda as well as ground-in mud. Select washers have a built-in water heater that delivers increased wash temperatures to ensure better soil and stain removal.

Maytag® Commercial Technology
Maxima XL™ washers bring long-lasting, commercial-grade components that you can depend on into your home. The pump impeller and corrosion-resistant springs and dampers are all built to easily handle load after load, week after week.

Advanced Vibration Control
Gap dampers and springs to minimize movement of the wash drum during spin cycle. Plus, enhanced software adjusts load distribution reducing vibration and noise.

Allergen Removal Washer Cycle
A washer cycle that has been proven to eliminate 95 percent of common allergens, such as dust mites and pet dander, from fabrics.

Reinforced, 6-Rib, commercial-grade washer belt
This washer belt features 6 grooves for enhanced grip and is reinforced with metal to provide long-lasting strength and reliability.

IntelliFill™ Water Level Sensor
Select washers use built-in sensors to detect the load size and automatically adjust water usage, which helps save resources.

Whites Cycle
Cleans loads of soiled white fabrics with the addition of bleach. An additional rinse helps to remove any remaining chlorine residue. Uses hot temperatures, fast tumbling, longer wash times and an extra-high spin speed for optimal cleaning.

Clean Washer Cycle with Affresh®
Use this cycle once a month with Affresh® washer cleaner, to eliminate odor-causing soap residue and mildew that can build up as a result of regular everyday washing. This cycle uses a higher water level and hot water to remove buildup.

Variable temperature settings
Provides wash and rinse temperature options for a variety of load types.

Selectable spin speeds
The spin speed is automatically selected based on the wash cycle chosen. However, the spin speed can be changed if necessary.

Delicate Cycle
Low-speed tumbling and a medium-speed spin help to gently clean and reduce wrinkles on special fabrics such as those labeled Permanent Press or No-iron.

Heavy-Duty Cycle
Fast speed tumbling, increased wash time and an extra-high spin speed combine to deliver excellent cleaning for heavily soiled items.

Fresh Spin™

3.5 cu. ft. Capacity

3-Tray Dispenser Drawer (Detergent, Bleach and Fabric Softener)

ENERGY STAR® Qualified - CEE Tier III Rated

1200 RPM Spin Speed

Control Lockout

Delay Start Option

12 Wash Cycles

Cold Wash Cycle

Commercial-Grade Stainless Steel Wash Basket

Sensor-Controlled Suds Detection

IntelliTemp™ Automatic Temperature Control

Extra Rinse Option

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 Yes
  • 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): 10 Years Limited
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Load TypeFront Loading
ColorGranite
Capacity (cu. ft.)3.5
Height (inches)36"
Width (inches)27"
Depth (inches)30-1/2"
Dispensers3-tray dispenser drawer ( Detergent, bleach and fabric softener) 
Control TypeElectronic
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings3
Wash Cycles12
Spin Speed (RPM)1200 RPM
Parts WarrantyLimited 10 Years
Labor WarrantyLimited 10 Years
Voltage120 V
  

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Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer
 
4.4

(based on 66 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (40)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleaning performance (45)
  • Energy savings (45)
  • Convenient features (38)
  • Large capacity (36)
  • Style (35)

Cons

  • Loud (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (11)
  • Cleanability (5)

Best Uses

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Water and soap efficient, but not time!

    Very pleased overall with this machine. Have noticed a reduction in monthly water bill. Am using a lot less laundry detergent. Spin cycle removes more water from load, so clothes also dry quite...Read complete review

    Very pleased overall with this machine. Have noticed a reduction in monthly water bill. Am using a lot less laundry detergent. Spin cycle removes more water from load, so clothes also dry quite quickly. On the negative side, the "normal" setting takes 59 minutes to run, and other load settings take even longer. Only the rapid setting takes less time, and sometimes it does not spin the water out very well, requiring an extra "drain and spin" cycle. Occasionally, when removing clean clothes at end of cycle, I can hear water sloshing under the tub even though the clothes are well spun out. Running an extra "drain and spin" cycle after the last load apears to resolve that issue. Recommend taking time after last load to wipe dry the rubber door seal, and remove and dry the dispenser drawer to guard against mold and mildew growth. So ... Recommend this machine to those willing to invest extra time in exchange for water and energy savings.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    This product was not quite what I expected.

    Right after receiving this I wasn't thrilled as it had a problem walking out into the path of my exit door into my garage. Service came out corrected but it started again within a...Read complete review

    Right after receiving this I wasn't thrilled as it had a problem walking out into the path of my exit door into my garage. Service came out corrected but it started again within a week. My mechanical husband made a part for the legs that corrected this. It still shakes to much when it rev's/it wabbles to much as it goes to high spin. Tub not as large as my old washer, wish I would of went with the larger capacity maybe another name brand. Sorry but this was a disappointment for the $. Hind sight 20/20.

    Reviewed by 66 customers

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    5.0

    Large capacity

    By rocky6789

    from graton,ca

    Pros

    • Cleaning performance
    • Energy Savings
    • Large Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

        This machine can handle large loads and is very quite.

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        5.0

        Terrfic

        By JonW

        from Salt Lake City, UT

        Pros

        • Energy Savings
        • Large Capacity
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

            We like our front load washer. It is a little challenging to get to the clothes (the pedestal, sold separately, was pretty spendy so we didn't buy it) but it is quiet fast and apparently efficiently.

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            5.0

            Fantastic Product

            By Debbie1001

            from Geneva, Nebraska

            Pros

            • Energy Savings

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

              Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

              This is a fantastic washer that gets items clean with a minimal amount of water. I've seen our water bill go down, and have used much less detergent since purchasing this washing machine.

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              5.0

              So far so good.

              By Barbarameko

              from Brighton, MI

              Pros

              • Convenient Features
              • Energy Savings
              • Large Capacity
              • Style

              Cons

              • Cleanability

              Best Uses

                Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                The low water level bothers me and at times I worry whether or not our clothes are getting properly cleaned.

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                5.0

                Great dryer

                By o0girl0o

                from Undisclosed

                Pros

                • Convenient Features
                • Large Capacity
                • Quiet

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                    Love this dryer. It drys SO fast and is very quiet. Highly recommend.

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                    4.0

                    This washer/dryer combo makes doing laundry easy

                    By MIpiper

                    from Oakland Park, FL

                    Pros

                    • Cleaning performance
                    • Convenient Features
                    • Quiet
                    • Style

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                        Growing up and throughout my life I never used a front load washer and dryer until my last apartment, which I rented. I liked the change and said to myself that whenever i bought my first place i would buy front loaders. I ended up buying my first house one year ago this week and purchased all new appliances, including a washer and dryer. There were many choices to choose from but I ended up buying the Maytag front loaders I currently have. I love them! They are gray and stainless steel and have a nice design. Both my washer and dryer fit a good amount of clothing, seem to do a good job washing and are quiet in the process. It's been almost one year that I've owned my pair and I usually do several loads a week and I don't mind doing laundry these days. I would recommend the Maytag models I have to anyone!

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                        5.0

                        This Washer is very Good proforms very well

                        By robert1600

                        from Scranton, Pa.

                        Pros

                        • Cleaning performance
                        • Energy Savings
                        • Quiet

                        Cons

                        • Cleanability

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                          For a single Guy I enjoy doing my wash now I Use to let it build up now I like doing my wash with my new MAYTAG

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                          2.0

                          not what I expected

                          By TeriE

                          from Ludlow, Ma

                          Pros

                          • Large Capacity

                          Cons

                          • Expensive
                          • Loud

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                            I have the washer and dryer stacked. The washer is very loud and they shake (vibrate) like crazy on any spin cycle. Also average wash time is an hour.

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                            4.0

                            I like this machine except it has so many different loud sounds.

                            By JeanRose

                            from Omro, WI

                            Pros

                            • Convenient Features
                            • Large Capacity
                            • Style

                            Cons

                            • Loud

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                              This is the first time I have a washer on the main floor of our home. I wish I could afford to move it to the basement because it is so loud and actually shakes the house on high spin, so I never use it on high. So my advice - if it's a main floor washer - get a different one.

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                              5.0

                              Very Glad I bought this washer.

                              By Hardwater

                              from Paradise, Tx

                              Pros

                              • Cleaning performance
                              • Convenient Features
                              • Quiet
                              • Style

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Maytag Performance Series 3.5 Cu.Ft. Granite Front Load Washer:

                                  It fit in the space and still left room for my broom. The sound level is so much lower than the last one I had. I washed a queen size comforter but would not try a king size. I like the drawer to put the soap and stuff in. Not happy about having to buy a product to wash the inside of my washer once a month. Over all I am very well please with this washer.

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