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Before You Call


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Check these points if your washer...


Unevenly distributed load. Redistribute the load, close the lid and pull knob
out. Check for leveling. Be sure water level is acceptable for load size.
Plug cord into live electrical outlet.
Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
Turn the control knob to proper cycle and pull knob out to start the washer. If

equipped with buttons, be sure they are fully depressed.
Close lid and pull knob out to start the washer. For your safety, washer will

not agitate or spin unless lid is closed.

This may be a pause or soak period in the cycle. Wait briefly and it may start.
The washer is equipped with a lid switch failure detector. If the lid switch

should malfunction, the detector will stop fill operations for your safety. Call

for service.

Leaks Water

Make sure hose connections are tight.
Make sure end of drain hose is correctly inserted and secured to drain facility.

Avoid extended soaking - soak for 30 minutes or less.
Avoid overloading.

Is Noisy

Be sure washer is leveled properly as outlined in installation manual.

Weak floors can cause vibration and walking.
Be sure rubber feet are installed on leveling legs.

Fills with

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Turn both faucets on fully.
If equipped with a temperature selector knob, be sure it is set directly on a

temperature setting and not between settings.
Make sure temperature selection is correct.
Make sure hoses are connected to correct faucets and inlet connections. Be

sure water supply is regulated correctly. Flush water line before filling
Check the water heater. It should be set to deliver a minimum 120^F (49°C)

hot water at the tap. Also check water heater capacity and recovery rate.
Disconnect hoses and clean screens. Hose filter screens may be plugged.

For further help, call Maytag Customer Assistance: U.S. 1-800-688-9900 or Canada 1-800-688-2002

U.S. customers using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired, call 1-800-688-2080.

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