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Welcome
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2) Have proof of original
congratulations
on your
purchase
of a
Consumer
Rated No.1 Maytag
Washer! Your complete satisfaction is very important
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date of purchase.
Please attach your sales receipt here.
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Read this manual
for best
results. It contains instructions
to acquaint you with proper
operating and maintenance
procedures.
In addition
you
will find
a Laundering
packed with your washer. It contains
ommended
laundering
procedures,
special laundering
Tips
guide
information on recstain removal and
situations.
go wrong,
we suggest
consulting
the
Save
"Beforetime
Youand
Call"
money,
sectionIf something
in the back should
of this
book. It is designed
to help you solve basic
problems
before consulting
However,
should you need assistance,
1) Have complete
model
a servicer.
it is helpful
and serial number
to:
identifica-
tion of your washer. This is located on a data plate on the
top edge of the control panel. Record these numbers
below for easy access.
Model
Number
For additional
please contact us:
Maytag Consumer Information
One Dependability
Square
Newton, Iowa 50208
(515) 791-8911
(Mon.-Fri.,
8am-5pm Central Time)
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questions,
Internet:
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For service and warranty
information,
see back page.
NOTE: In our continuing effort to improve the quality of
our appliances, it may be necessary to make changes to
the appliance without revising this guide.
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1
Important
_lb W_-_BNING
to persons
1.
2.
Safety
.-. To reduce
when
using your
Read all instructions
Instructions.
the risk of fire, explosion,
appliance,
follow
using electricity
4.
5.
Do not install or store this appliance
exposed to the weather.
Install and level washer
the weight.
and having
6.
a.
Do not reach
moving.
into the appliance
if the agitator
is
.
Do not allow children to play on or in the appliance.
Close supervision of children is necessary when the
appliance is used near children.
.
Do not tamper
of fire or explosion:
11. Unplug power supply cord before attempting
vice your washer.
denatured
14. Do not wash or dry items that are soiled with vegetable or cooking oil. These items may contain some
oil after laundering.
Due to the remaining oil, the
fabric may smoke or catch fire by itself.
alcohol,
15. Do not use chlorine
c. Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be
produced in a hot water system that has not been
used for 2 weeks or more. HYDROGEN
GAS IS
Save
or acids
in the same wash.
17. Before the appliance is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the washing compartment.
has not
These
and ammonia
16. Do not machine wash fiberglass materials.
Small
particles can stick to fabrics washed in following
loads and cause skin irritation.
give off vapors
system
bleach
(such as vinegar or rust remover)
Hazardous fumes can form.
b. Do not add gasoline, dry-cleaning
solvents, or
other flammable
or explosive substances to the
If the hot water
to ser-
13. Store laundry aids and other material in a cool, dry
place where children cannot reach them.
gasoline, kerosene, some liquid household cleaners, some spot removers, turpentine, waxes and
wax removers.
wash water.
These substances
that could ignite or explode.
or
12. The agitator should not be removed. If the agitator
is removed, it must be replaced by pushing down
completely
and the locking screw tightened before
the washer is operated.
on which you have used a cleaning
acetone,
with controls.
attempt any servicing
unless specifically
recommended in published
user-repair
instructions
that
you understand and have the skills to carry out.
solvent, or which is saturated with flammable liquids or solids, should not be placed in the washer
until all traces of these liquids or solids and their
fumes have been removed.
EXPLOSIVE.
.
10. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance
or explosive substances
as they give off vapors
that could ignite or explode. Hand wash and line
dry any items containing these substances.
These items include
or injury
on a floor that can support
Do not wash items that have been previously
cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with
gasoline, dry-cleaning
solvents, other flammable
Any material
damage
the following:
where it will be
this appliance.
To avoid the possibility
property
including
any accumulated
hydrogen gas. As the gas is
flammable, do not smoke or use an open flame
during this time.
This appliance must be properly grounded.
Never
plug the appliance cord into a receptacle which is
not grounded adequately
and in accordance
with
local and national codes. See installation
instructions for grounding
shock,
.
been used for such a period, before using a washing machine or combination
washer-dryer,
turn
on all hot water faucets and let the water flow
from each for several minutes. This will release
moving parts, there are potential hazards.
To use
this appliance
safely, the operator should become
familiar with the instructions
for operation of the
appliance and always exercise care when using it.
3.
electric
basic precautions,
before using the appliance.
As with any equipment
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Instructions
2
Controls
Step O
At A Glance.....
Select
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REGULAR/DELICATE
cycles share the same
portion of the control knob. For regular fabrics, select a cycle and press a REGULAR
WASH/SPIN SPEED button. For delicate fab-
Cycle
Press the control knob in and turn clockwise to the desired cycle. Pull the knob
out to start the washer.
rics, select a cycle and press a DELICATE
WASH!SPIN SPEED button. (See page 5 for
detailed information.) Cycles available:
DOUBLE WASH - provides excellent
cleaning
even with very heavily
soiled items. Detergent is placed in
the bottom of the tub and liquid
detergent in the gray detergent cup
on the top of the agitator. (See page
6 for detailed information.)
HEAVYtime
approximately
NORMAL
wash time
approximately
LIGHTIQUICKwash time
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13-15 minutes
10-12
approximately
of wash
minutes
of
7-9 minutes of
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REGULAR/
DELICATE
HEAVY
NORMAL
wash / soak
LIGHT/QUICK
LIGHT
SOAK ONLY - soaks heavilysoiled or stained
items as
desired.
The
user
then
advances
the control
knob
NORMAL
OFF
rinse
extra
rinse
spin
off
spir
extra
rinse
cool dowr
EASY CARE /
PERMANENT PRESS
OFF
UGH_rEAVY
OFF
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into a wash cycle or spin and
drain. (Overnight
soaking is
not recommended.)
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for
Hand
designed
for items
able." The washer
periods
Cycles
of
is
wash.
labeled
"hand washalternates
between
delicate
wash
and
approximately
- approximately
6 minutes
Cycles
to minimize
spray rinse
PRESS
wrinkles
following
LIGHT - approximately
wash time
of wash
3
the
10-14 minutes
!T (NORMAL)
- approximately
minutes of wash time
of
with
available:
HEAVY - approximately
of wash time
soak.
I0 :minutes
is designed
a cool-down
available:
NORMAL"
wash time
LIGHT
time
Washables
•
CAP, E/PERMANENT
7-9
5-6 minutes of
Step 0
Select
Simply
move
setting
or any point
the infinite
Water Level
slide lever up or down
in between.
the fill is complete,
proper setting.
move
If more
the lever up to reset
Medium
MEDIUM
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LEVEL
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1/3 - 1/2 Full
SMALL
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Mini
WATER
reset
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and then to the
1/2-3/4Full
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once
3/4 - Full
Large
w o,
to the desired
is needed
INFINITE
Super
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water
1/4 Full
MINI
REMEMBER: Items must circulate freely for best results.
Step 0
Press
Select
the appropriate
peratures.
Follow
the chart
below
Water
button
to select
the garment
Temperature
the wash and rinse tem-
care label for best results.
Use
as a guide.
WASH / RINSE TEMP
Hot/Cold
WarrrdWarm
White and heavily
color-fast
items
.... Delicate.items
Moderately
Warm/Cold
Cold/Cold
soiled,
HOT
COLD
....
WARM
WARM
soiled,
colored items;
Care/Permanent
most Easy
Press items
Brightly colored,
lightly
soiled items; washable
WARM _,.
COLD
COLD _
COLD
woolens
REMEMBER: In wash water temperatures below 65 _F, detergents do not dissolve well or clean well. Care labels define cold
water as up to 85 ° F,
4
Step
Press
0
Select
the appropriate
Options
(if desired)
button(s)
to select
Provides
additional
one or more
options.
OPTIONS
Extra
of the cycle
Rinse
remove
,_w_e_e
t*e*oete_
loads
Spin
Energy
Saver
Press
Options
speeds
EXTRA _. :'
RINSE
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from absorbent
(Not available
hot water
button
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w e_
use to save water
to cancel
of the above
Select
appropriate
to fit the fabric
and reset
ENERGY _!
SAVER
CANCEL
OPTIONS
any
options.
Wash/Spin
button
EXTRA
SPIN
cycle.)
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heating costs. Select WASH/RINSE
TEMP desired, plus press Energy
Saver button.
Cancel
the
suds, per-
Ji*oo_e_*e
water
like bath towels.
Restricts
Press
additives,
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more
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Step Q
completely
with SENSI-CARE
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at the end
etc.
Removes
Extra
to more
laundry
fumes,
rinse
to select
Speeds
the
wash
and
spin
type.
WASH / SPIN SPEED
Regular/Fast
Regular/Slow
Sturdy fabrics needing
mum water extraction
maxi-
Sturdy
s!ower
fabrics
spin speed
needing
because
REGULAR
of wrin-
kling
Delicate/Fast
Delicate/Slow
Step Q
- Add
Start
Delicate fabrics needing
mum water extraction
maxi-
Delicate
slower
fabrics
spin speed
tion
needing
because
Washer
detergent.
• Add load and close
• Pull out controt
knob
FAST i '
REGULAR
SLOW
DELICATE
of construc-
lid.
to start.
5
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FAST.
DELICATE
SLOW
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Special
Indicator
Features
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Fabric Softener
Lights
• SOAK - lights during
Dispenser
This dispenser automatically
releases liquid fabric softener at the proper time during the cycle. To use, follow
these steps:
a soak cycle.
• WASH/RINSE
- lights to indicate the washer is in
a wash or rinse portion of the cycle.
• ON - lights whenever
......
1. Pour liquid fabric softener into the dispenser
the amount recommended
on the package.
the washer is running.
2. Add warm water to the dispenser
MAX line.
using
until it reaches
the
Bleach Dispenser
3. Do not use fabric softener
The dispenser
automatically
dilutes liquid chlorine
bleach before it reaches your wash load. To use, follow
these steps:
NOTE:
Do not stop the washer
cause the dispenser
1. Measure liquid chlorine bleach
the instructions on the bottle.
carefully,
with a double wash cycle.
during the first spin. This will
to empty too soon.
following
Never pour fabric softener directly
leave spots and stains.
2. Add the bleach to the dispenser before adding the
load. Avoid splashing or over-filling the dispenser.
on the load. It will
Use the dispenser for liquid fabric softeners
only.
Clean the area in and around the dispenser frequently
with hot water, detergent and a soft brush.
NOTE:
Never pour undiluted liquid chlorine bleach directly
onto the load or into the wash tub. it is a powerful
chemical and can cause fabric damage, such as tearing or color loss, if not used properly.
• If you prefer to use color-safe, non-chlorine
bleach,
pour it into the wash tub with your detergent. Do not
pour non-chlorine bleaches into the bleach dispenser.
Pour liquid fabric softener into cup and
dilute with warm water.
Double
Wash
Detergent
Dispenser
You will find a second gray colored dispenser
cup
packed with your washer. Liquid detergent is poured
into this cup for a Double Wash cycle. It is placed in the
Pour liquid chlorine bleach into
bleach dispenser.
top of the agitator. The detergent will automatically
be
dispensed during the second wash as fresh water enters
the tub.
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Operating
For detailed
information
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stains, etc., see the enclosed
sorting,
Laundry
pretreating
Tips pamphlet.
Put dry, unfolded clothes loosely in the tub, up to the
top row of holes for a maximum load.
Detergent
Use either liquid or granular laundry detergent. For
best results,
be sure detergent
is added to the
washer BEFORE the load and be sure wash water
is above 65 ° F.
Use the correct amount of detergent for the load size,
soil level and water conditions. Use more detergent if
you have hard water and very soiled loads.
If you have soft water or a lightly soiled load, use less
detergent. (See manufacturer's
instructions.)
Wipe up any detergent
Additional
Loading
spills on the washer.
Do not wrap large items like sheets around
tor.
the agita-
Mix large and small items for best circulation.
bulky items like blankets separately.
Wash
When laundering permanent press items or items of
delicate construction,
washable
wooiens or loosely
knit items, never use less than the MEDIUM water
level setting. This will minimize
and pulling of seams.
For best results,
adding the load.
shrinkage,
add the detergent
wrinkling
to washtub
before
"tips
If the washer stops during the spin, it may be due to
an unevenly distributed load. If this happens, push in
the control knob, open the lid, redistribute the load,
close the lid and pull out the control knob. The spin
will resume at the point it was interrupted.
The washer will pause briefly throughout
These pauses are normal.
each cycle.
This washer is designed so that it will not agitate or
spin when the lid is open. It will, however, fill with
the lid open so water is available for pretreating stains
or diluting fabric softener.
If you open the lid during
a cycle, the washer
will
stop. When the lid is closed and the control knob
pulled out, the washer will continue the cycle at the
point it was interrupted.
Care
and Cleaning
Turn off the water faucets after finishing
.... ............ ....... ............. ...... . ....
the day's wash-
Interior
- hard water deposits
needed, using a recommended
er safe.
ing. This will shut off the water supply to the washer
and prevent the unlikely possibility
of damage from
escaping water.
Use a soft cloth to wipe up all detergent,
spills as they occur.
Clean the following
Lint Filter - these are self-cleaning
and require no
maintenance.
They are located under the agitator on
the bottom of the washtub.
During the wash and
bleach or other
rinse portion of
the cycle, lint is
collected
on the
filters. Then dur-
as recommended:
Control Panel - clean with a soft, damp cloth and glass
cleaner.
Do not use abrasive powders or cleaning
pads.
Cabinet - clean with soap and water followed
appliance wax, if desired.
Storing
Washers
can be damaged
the
ing the spin and
drain the filters
are cleaned auto-
with an
matically.
Washer
if water is not removed
hoses and internal components before
the washer for storage as follows:
storage.
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from
Advance the cycle control knob to Spin and lower the
drain hose to eliminate any water that may be in the
drain hose.
Prepare
• Select the NORMAL cycle for regular fabrics and add
one cup of bleach or white vinegar to a full load of
water without clothes.
Run the washer through a
complete
may be removed, if
cleaner labeled wash-
Disconnect the washer from the electrical supply and
leave the washer lid open to let air circulate inside the
tub.
cycle.
• Turn the water faucets
off and disconnect
the inlet
hoses.
Water
Super
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Approx. 40 gallons
(33 Imperial gallons;
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151 liters)
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Super
Approx. 43 gallons
(36 Imperial gallons;
163 liters)
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Large
Approx. 36 gallons
(30 Imperial gallons;
136 liters)
Large
Approx. 39 gallons
(32 Imperi!l gallons;
148 liters)
Medium
Approx. 32 gallons
(27 Imperial gallons;
121 liters)
Medium
Approx. 35 gallons
(29 Imperial gallons;
132 liters)
Small
Approx. 28 gallons
(23 Imperial gallons;
106 liters)
Small
Approx. 31 gallons
(26 Imperial gallons;
117 liters)
Mini
Approx. 24 gallons
(20 Imperial gallons; 91 liters)
Mini
Approx. 27 gallons
(22 Imperial gallons;
102 liters)
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Before
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You
For problem laundry solutions (i.e. fabric damage,
dures, see the enclosed Laundry Tips pamphlet.
residue,
tangling)
and special
.....
laundry care proce-
* Plug cord into live electrical
outlet.
. Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
* Turn
Won't Fill
the control
If equipped
* Turn
knob
both faucets
* Straighten
* Disconnect
to proper
with buttons,
cycle
and pull knob
out to start the washer.
be sure they are fully depressed.
on fully.
inlet hoses.
hoses
and clean
screens.
Hose
filter
screens
may be plugged.
• Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
Won't Agitate
• 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 the lid is closed.
• The washer is equipped with a lid switch failure detector. If the lid switch
should malfunction, the detector will stop operations for your safety. Call for
service.
* Unevenly
distributed
load.
Redistribute
out. Check for leveling.
Be sure water
* Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
Won't Spin
or Drain
.
Straighten
drain
call for service.
.
Close
lid and pull knob
not agitate
.
Suds
hoses.
lock-
rect amount
" The washer
Eliminate
kinked
the lid and pull knob
hoses.
If there
for load
size,
is a drain restriction,
For your
safety,
washer
will
Use
cor-
the lid is closed.
by too much
suds.
of a low-sudsing
detergent.
is equipped
a lid switch
should malfunction,
service.
close
level is acceptable
out to start the washer.
or spin unless
caused
the load,
with
the detector
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Rewash
without
failure
will stop operations
detergent.
detector,
for your
ff the lid switch
safety.
Call for
• Unevenly
out.
distributed
Check
load.
Redistribute
for leveling.
the load,
Be sure water
close
the lid and pull knob
level is acceptable
for load
size.
• Plug cord into live electrical
outlet.
• Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
° Turn the control
Stops
equipped
• Close
knob
with buttons,
washer
should
out to start the washer.
If
are fully depressed.
For your safety,
washer
will
lid is closed.
or soak period
is equipped
malfunction,
and pull knob
out to start the washer.
or spin unless
• This may be a pause
cycle
be sure they
lid and pull knob
not agitate
• The
to proper
with
in the cycle.
a lid switch
the detector
Wait briefly
and it may start.
detector.
If the lid switch
failure
will stop fill operations
for your
safety.
Call
for service.
Leaks Water
• Make
sure hose connections
° Make
sure end of drain
• Avoid
extended
• Avoid
overloading.
• Be sure
Is Noisy
• Weak
soaking
washer
floors
° If equipped
Fills with
the Wrong
Temperature
Water
temperature
• Make
° Make
Cycle Selector
Knob Advances
Through
setting
facility.
or less.
as outlined
on leveling
in installation
manual.
legs.
at the tap.
• Extra
option
correctly.
It should
Also check
and clean
knob,
be sure
Flush
be set to deliver
water
screens.
it is set directly
on a
inlet connections.
Be
settings.
is correct.
to correct faucets
is regulated
heater.
hoses
selector
and not between
supply
• Disconnect
rinse
to drain
and walking.
with a temperature
the water
hot water
and secured
on fully.
sure temperature
selection
sure hoses are connected
sure water
washer.
• Check
properly
vibration
feet are installed
• Turn both faucets
inserted
- soak for 30 minutes
is leveled
can cause
• Be sure rubber
are tight.
hose is correctly
heater
Hose
and
water
line
a minimum
capacity
before
filling
120°F
(49°C)
and recovery
filter screens
rate.
may be plugged.
is selected
"OFF"
For further
help, call Ma_tag Customer
Assistance:
U•S. 1-800-688-9900
10
or Canada
1.800-688-2002
Automatic
Washer
Warranty...
.......................
...
Full One "fear Warranty
For one (1) year from the date of original
repaired or replaced
Limited
Parts
retail purchase,
fails in normal
home
use will be
free of charge.
Warranty
After the first year from the date of original
retail purchase
ed parts which fail in normal home use will be repaired
owner paying all other costs, including labor.
Second
any part which
through
the time periods
or replaced
listed below, the designat-
free of charge for the part itself, with the
Year - All parts.
Third
through
Fifth Year - The drive motor.
Third
through
Tenth
Additional
Limited
All parts of the solid state controls
Year - All parts of the transmission
Warranty
Against
(if so equipped).
assembly.
Rust
Should an exterior cabinet, including the top, lid, and baseframe, rust during the five year period starting from
the date of original retail purchase, repair or replacement will be made free of charge during the first year. After
the first and through
the fifth year, repair or replacement
owner paying all other costs, including
This full warranty
Appliances
labor.
and the limited warranties
located elsewhere
will be made free of charge for the part itself, with the
are covered
apply when the appliance
by the limited
warranties
is located in the United States or Canada.
only, which include parts which fail during
the first year.
To Receive
Warranty
Service
To locate an authorized
service company in your area, contact the Maytag dealer from whom your appliance
or call Maytag Customer Service.
Should you not receive satisfactory warranty service, call or write:
Maytag Customer Assistance
c/o Maytag Customer Service
RO. Box 2370
Cleveland, TN 37320-2370
US
1-800-688-9900
CANADA
1-800-688-2002
was purchased
When contacting Maytag Customer Service be sure to provide the model and serial numbers of your appliance, the name and
address of the dealer from whom you purchased the appliance and the date of purchase.
This Warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Shouldyou still have a problem, write to: Major Appliance Consumer Action Program (MACAP), 20 North Wacker Drive,
Chicago, Illinois 60606, MACAP is an industry sponsored but independent group of consumer experts who receive and act on
complaints from appliance owners.
NOTE:
When writing about an unsolved service problem, please include the following information:
(a) Your name, address and telephone number;
(b) Model number and serial numbers (found on top edge of control panel) of your appliance;
(c) Name and address of your dealer and date the appliance was bought;
(d) A clear description of the problem you are having;
(e) Water hardness, detergent brand and amount, water temperature and cycle used.
MAYTAG
Form No. 523CMA
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Newton,
Iowa
http:/iwww.maytag.com
50208
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Litho U.S,A.
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