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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Welcome
Safety
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Instructions
Controls
Operating
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the Washer ......................
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Before You Call ..........................
_Warranty
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At A Glance ................
Care and Cleaning
Storing
Inside Cover
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7-8
Back Pag_
Models:
MAV5000
Welcome
• MAV5057
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Welcome
and congratulations
on your purchase of a Maytag
clothes washer. Your complete
satisfaction is very important to
2) IMPORTANT:
Keep this guide and the sales receipt
in a safe place for future reference. Proof of original purchase date is needed for warranty service.
Please attach your sales receipt here.
US.
Read
results.
this guide
for
best
It contains instructions
to acquaint
you with proper
operating and maintenance
procedures.
In addition
you
will find a Laundering
Tips
guide
packed with your clothes washer. It contains information
on recommended
laundering procedures,
stain removal
and special
laundering
situations.
go wrong,
we suggest
consulting
the
Save
"Beforetime
Youand
Call"
money.
sectionIf something
in the back should
of this
book. It is designed
problems
before consulting
to help you solve basic
a servicer.
However, should you need assistance
helpful to:
in the future, it is
1) Have complete model and serial number identification of your washer. This is located on a data plate on the
center top edge of the control panel. Record these numbers below for easy access.
If you have questions,
number
Model
Number
Serial Number
and phone
number)
your model
or call:
Maytag Appliances Sales Company
Attn: CAIR sMCenter
P.O. Box 2370
Cleveland, TN 37320-2370
1-800-688-9900
USA
1-800-688-2002
|
write us (include
CANADA
1-800-688-2080
USA TTY (for deaf, hearing
impaired or speech impaired)
(Mon.-Fri.,
8am-8pm Eastern Time)
lnternet: http://www.maytag.com
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.
Important
Safety
Instructions
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_k WARNING
_ To reduce the risk of fire, explosion,
electric shock, property
damage or injury
to persons when using your appliance,
follow basic precautions,
including
the following:
I.
Read all instructions
before using the appliance.
2.
As with any equipment
using electricity
been used lot 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
and having
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.
4,
5.
Do not install or store this appliance
exposed to the weather.
where it will be
7.
Do not reach
moving.
Install and level washer on a floor that can support
the weight.
8.
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
instruc-
Do not allow children to play on or in the appliance.
Close supervision of children is necessary when the
appliance is used near children.
9.
Do not tamper
tions for grounding
6.
any accumulated
hydrogen gas. As the gas is
flammable, do not smoke or use an open flame
during this time.
of fire or explosion:
a. Do not wash items that have been previously
cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with
gasoline, dry-cleaning
solvents, other flammable
or explosive substances
as they give off vapors
acetone,
denatured
13. Store laundry aids and other material in a cool, dry
place where children cannot reach them.
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,
gasoline, kerosene, some liquid household cleaners, some spot removers, turpentine, waxes and
wax removers.
b. Do not add
gasoline,
dry-cleaning
solvents,
to ser-
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.
Any material on which you have used a cleaning
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.
items include
is
with controls.
11. Unplug power supply cord before attempting
vice your washer.
that could ignite or explode. Hand wash and line
dry any items containing these substances.
These
if the agitator
10. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance or
attempt any servicing unless specifically
recommended in published user-repair
instructions
that
you understand and have the skills to carry out.
this appliance.
To avoid the possibility
into the appliance
15. Do not use chlorine
bleach
and ammonia
(such as vinegar or rust remover)
Hazardous fumes can form.
or
or acids
in the same wash.
other flammable
or explosive substances
to the
wash water.
These substances
give off vapors
that could ignite or explode.
16. Do not machine wash fiberglass materials. Small
particles can stick to fabrics washed in following
loads and cause skin irritation.
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
17. Before the appliance is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the washing compartment.
EXPLOSIVE.
If the hot water
system
Save
has not
These
Instructions
1
Controls
Step
Press
At A Glance
Select
the control
to the desired
the washer.
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NOTE: HEAVY and NORMAL settings on all cycles
will change agitation speeds during the wash time.
You may hear this change in speed. This is normal.
Cycle
dial in and turn clockwise
cycle.
Pull the dial out to start
OFF
HEAVY
NORMAL
RINSE
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LIGHT
0 0
COLORS
•
sheets, jeans etc.
LIGH'I
•
WHITES
is designed
to clean
underwear,
T-shirts and other
cotton sturdy items like towels,
I
NORMAL
HEAVY: 21 minutes
RINSE
•
of wash
time.
HEAVY
PIN
NORMAL: 15 minutes
wash time.
e
LIGHT:
time.
SPil
•
RINSI
NORMAL
of
9 minutes of wash
LIGHT
•
DELICATES
DELICATES
is designed to clean items
requiring
a gentle wash action. This
would include blouses, nylons, lingerie
and dress shirts.
COLORS is designed to clean colored items
as well as dress shirts, dress pants, business
casual and poly/cotton to reduce wrinkling.
NORMAL:
HEAVY:
18 minutes
NORMAL:
LIGHT:
of wash time.
12 minutes
15 minutes
soak cleaning
of wash time.
LIGHT:
of wash and soak
action.
WATER
Step 0
Select
Water
Level
Simply move the slide lever up or down to the
desired setting. Select models have an infinite
slide lever that can be set anywhere from
Super to Mini. If more water is needed once
the fill is complete, move the lever up to reset
and then to the proper setting.
REMEMBER:
RESET
3/4 - Full
...... •
SUPER
112 - 3/4 Full
.......
LARGE
......
MEDIUM
1/3 - 1/2 Full
1/4 Full
Items must circulate freely for best results.
2
and
action.
9 minutes
cleaning
9 minutes of wash time.
of wash
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I.
" MINI
LEVEL
Step 0
Select
Water
Temperature
WASH/RINSE
Press
the appropriate
button
to select
wash and rinse temperatures.
garment
care
the chart
label
Follow
for best results.
TEMP
the
the
White and heavily soiled,
color-fast items
Use
HOT
......
COLD
at the right as a guide.
Delicate
or colorfast
Moderately
soiled,
colored items; most
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° E
items
"'.WARM
WARM
wrinkle
free items
Brightly
items;
colored,
washable
lightly
soiled
"'"..
WARM
COLD
......
COLD
woolens
COLD
A
Step U
Select
A Custom
Cycle (if desired)
CUSTOMIZE
Press the appropriate
CYCLE
button to select the custom cycle desired.
SUPER
WASH
Can be used with any wash cycle to clean very heavily
soiled items. Provides fast agitation throughout the
Super
Wash
totQo,oeootoooeolll
WHITES and COLORS cycles. Provides fast agitation
for approximately
3 minutes at the beginning of the
DELICATES cycle.
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Normal Wash
(select models)
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Used for most loads of laundry.
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Provides
an additional
Cancel
(select models)
Press this button to cancel
options.
more completely
fume, etc.
**mm*t
remove
laundry additives,
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CUSTOMIZE
suds, per-
SUPER
WASH
SECOND
RINSE
speeds during the
CANCEL
• Add detergent.
• Pull the control
J****_
and reset any of the above
Washer
• Add load and close
t**O
page for
rinse at the end of the cycle to
* Normal settings on all cycles will change agitation
wash time. This is normal.
Start
OR
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See previous
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Second Rinse
(select models
Step 0
NORMAL
WASH
lid.
dial out to start.
3
CYCLE
Operating
Chlorine
Bleach
lips
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Dispenser
Fabric Softener
This dispenser automatically
releases liquid fabric softener at the proper time during the cycle. To use, follow
these steps:
The dispenser
automatically
dilutes liquid chlorine
bleach before it reaches your wash load. To use, follow
these steps:
1. Measure liquid chlorine bleach
the instructions on the bottle.
carefully,
Dispenser
1. Pour liquid fabric softener into the dispenser
the amount recommended
on the package.
following
2. Add the bleach to the dispenser before adding the
load. Avoid splashing or over-filling the dispenser.
2. Add warm water to the dispenser
MAX line.
NOTE:
NOTE:
cause the dispenser
the
to empty too soon.
Never pour fabric softener
leave spots and stains.
ing or color loss, if not used properly.
non-chlorine
until it reaches
Do not stop the washer during the first spin. This will
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 tear-
• If you prefer to use color-safe,
using
bleach,
directly 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.
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.
Pour liquid chlorine bleach into
bleach dispenser.
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For detailed
information
on sorting, pretreating
stains, etc., see the enclosed
Laundry Tips pamphlet.
Detergent
Loading
• Use either liquid or granular laundry detergent. For
best results, he sure detergent
is added to the
washer BEFORE the load and be sure wash water
is above 65 ° E
• Put dry, unfolded clothes loosely in the tub, up to the
top row of holes for a maximum load.
•
Do not wrap large items like sheets around
Use the correct amount of detergent for the load size,
soil level and water conditions. Use more detergent if
Mix large and small items for best circulation.
bulky items like blankets
you have hard water and very soiled loads.
Wash
separately.
When laundering wrinkle free items or items of delicate construction,
washable woolens or loosely knit
items, never use less than the MEDIUM water level
If you have soft water or a lightly soiled load, use less
detergent. (See manufacturer's
instructions.)
• Wipe up any detergent
the agita-
[or.
spills on the washer.
setting. This will minimize
pulling of seams.
For best results,
adding the load.
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shrinkage,
add the detergent
wrinkling
to washtub
and
before
Care
and Cleaning
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Clean the following
Turn off the water faucets after finishing the day's washing. This will shut off the water supply to the washer
and prevent the unlikely possibili!y of damage from
escaping water.
Use a soft cloth to wipe up all detergent,
spills as they occur.
as recommended:
Control Panel
clean with a soft, damp cloth and glass
cleaner.
Do not use abrasive powders or cleaning
pads.
bleach or other
Cabinet
- clean with soap and water.
Interior
- hard water deposits
needed, using a recommended
er safe.
Storing
the Washer
..............................................
Washers can be damaged if water is not removed from
hoses and internal components
before storage.
Prepare
the washer for storage
• Select NORMAL
• Advance
cycle and add one
faucets
off and disconnect
the
any water that may be in the
• Disconnect the washer from the electrical supply and
leave the washer lid open to let air circulate inside the
tub.
cup of bleach or white vinegar to a full load of water
without clothes. Run the washer through a complete
cycle.
• Turn the water
the cycle control dial to Spin and lower
drain hose to eliminate
drain hose.
as follows:
on the WHITES
may be removed, if
cleaner labeled wash-
the inlet
hoses.
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Before
You Call ...................................................
For problem laundry solutions (i.e. fabric damage, residue,
procedures, see the enclosed Laundry Tips pamphlet.
Always
Check First
Won't Fill
Won't Agitate
tangling)
and special laundry
care
• Plug cord into live electrical outlet.
• Check fuse or reset circuit breaker.
• Turn the control dial to proper cycle and pull dial out to start the washer.
equipped with buttons, be sure they are fully depressed.
• Turn both faucets on fully.
• Straighten inlet hoses.
• Disconnect hoses and clean screens. Hose filter screens may be plugged.
If
• Turn the control dial to proper cycle and pull dial out to start the washer. If
equipped with buttons, be sure they are fully depressed.
• Close lid and pull dial 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.
• Pauses are normal. Wait and see if the washer will start again.
• Straighten drain hoses. Eliminate
call for service.
Won't Spin
or Drain
kinked hoses.
If there is a drain restriction,
• Close lid and pull dial 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.
7
Before
You Call
• Turn
(continued)
the control
equipped
dial to proper
with buttons,
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cycle
and pull dial out to start the washer.
be sure they are fully depressed.
• Close lid and pull dial out to start the washer.
agitate or spin unless lid is closed.
Stops
• This may be a pause
• The
washer
• Make
or soak period
is equipped
should malfunction,
for service.
sure hose
in the cycle.
with a lid switch
the detector
connections
For your safety,
• Avoid
• .
•
°°°°..
• Weak
and it may start.
detector.
If the lid switch
will stop fill operations
for your safety.
Call
are tight.
o•
floors
•
°•°o°°oo..o.
is leveled
can cause
• Be sure rubber
•o
will not
to drain facility.
overloading.
• Be sure washer
Is Noisy
washer
Wait briefly
failure
• Make sure end of drain hose is correctly
inserted and secured
• Avoid extended
soaking - soak for 30 minutes or less.
Leaks Water
If
properly
vibration
feet are installed
°°°°°
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as outlined
•
in installation
°oo
manual.
and walking.
on leveling
legs.
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• Turn both faucets on fully.
• If equipped with a temperature selector dial, 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
Fills with
the Wrong
Temperature
Water
sure water supply
washer.
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.
Ii.m
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Cycle Selector
Dial Advances
Through
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• Second Rinse is selected.
"OFF"
For further
assistance
U.S. customers
contact Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag
U.S. 1-800-688-9900
or Canada 1-800-688-2002
using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired
8
or speech impaired,
Customer Assistance:
call 1-800-688-2080.
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Notes
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Maytag
Washer
Warranty
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Full One Year Warranty
For one (1) year from lhe date of original retail purchase, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free
of charge.
Limited Warranty
After the first year from date of original retail purchase, through the time periods listed below, the parts designated below which fail
in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including
labor, mileage and transportation.
Second Year - All parts.
Third through Fifth Year - The drive motor. All parts of the solid state controls (if so equipped).
Third through Tenth Year - All parts of the transmission assembly.
Third through Lifetime - The inner wash basket.
Additional Limited Warranty Against Rust-Through
Should an exterior cabinet, including the top, lid and baseframe, rust through during the one year period starting from the date of
retail purchase, repair or replacement will be made free of charge. After the first and through the tenth year, repair or replacement
will be made free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation.
Please Note: This full warranty and the limited warranty apply when the washer is located in the United States or Canada. Washers
located elsewhere are covered by the limited warranty only, including parts which fail during the first two years.
Canadian Residents
This warranty covers only those appliances installed in Canada that have been listed with the Canadian Standards Association unless
the appliances are brought into Canada due to transfer of residence from the United States to Canada.
The specific warranties expressed above are the ONLY warranties provided by the manufacturer. This warranty gives you specific
legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
To Receive
Warranty
Service
To locate an authorized
service company in your area contact the Maytag dealer from whom your appliance was purchased; or call Maytag
Appliances
S_.les Company,
Maytag Customer Assistance at the number listed below. Should you not receive satisfactory
warranty service,
please
call or write:
Maytag Appliances
Sales Company
Atm: CAIR s_' Center
EO. Box 2370
Cleveland,
TN 37320-2370
U.S. 1-800-688-9900
U.S. customers
When
contacting
(a)
Maytag
Canada
1-800.688-2002
using TTY for deaf, hearing
Appliances
Sales Company,
Your name, address and telephone
impaired
Maytag
or speech
Customer
impaired,
Assistance
call 1-800-688-2080.
about a service problem,
please include
the following:
number;
(b) Model number and serial number (found on the back center of the control panel) of your appliance;
(c)
Name and address of your dealer and the date the appliance
(d) A clear description
(e)
was purchased;
of the problem you are having.
Proof of purchase.
What is not covered
by these warranties:
1. Conditions and damages resulting from any of the following:
a. Improper installation, delivery, or maintenance.
b. Any repair, modification, alteration or adjustment not authorized by the manufacturer or an authorized servicer.
c. Misuse, abuse, accidents, or unreasonable use.
d. Incorrect electric current, voltage or supply.
e. Improper setting of any control.
2. Warranties
removed,
are void if the original
altered,
or cannot
serial numbers
be readily
have been
3. Products purchased for commercial or industrial use.
4. The cost of service or service call to:
a. Correct installation errors.
b. Instruct the user on proper use of the product.
c. Transport the appliance to the servicer.
5. Consequential or incidental damages sustained by any person as
a result of any breach of these warranties.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so the above exclusion may not apply.
determined.
User's Guides, service manuals and parts catalogs are available from
Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance.
MAYTAG
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Part No. 6 2602420
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