A Maytag washer is a laundry washing machine from the appliance manufacturer Maytag. The term may refer to a front-load washer, stacked laundry pair or top-load washer with varying features.
As of 2015, Maytag front-loading washers are among the top rated machines according to Consumer Reports. However, its top-loading high-efficiency machines do not perform as well as machines by Samsung and LG.
Maytag is among the best washing machine brands on the market, with an A+ rating from Consumer Reports for its front-loading washers and a B+ for its top-loading washers. Samsung and LG score higher for top-loading washers with A+ ratings, as of April 2015.
Customer reviews consistently rate Maytag washers very high, earning an average of between 4.7 out of a possible 5 stars for a variety of models on Lowe's official site. This brand receives an average of 4.4 stars on Home Depot's website.
Parts for a Maytag washer can be found on the websites for Amazon, Repair Clinic and Part Select. As of 2015, all of these websites provide shoppers with a good list of parts for the different models of Maytag washers accompanied by their prices.
The three most common problems with Maytag washers are a washing machine that does not start, a unit that does not spin and the washer not draining water. The specific problems with Maytag washers depend on the particular model.
While Maytag washing machine problems are similar to other manufacturer's machines, one common problem with the Maytag Atlantis series is the development of mold and mildew. Consumers complain of an awful stench, according to ConsumerAffairs. The problem is with the door boot, which retains water. W
Maytag washers can be purchased on the websites for The Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears. All of these websites have online stores that provide customers with access to lists of different models of Maytag washers, accompanied by their prices, specifications, ratings and customer reviews.
Maytag washers are sold on the websites for Lowe’s, The Home Depot and Sears. As of 2015, all of these sites allow shoppers to compare the specifications, ratings and customer reviews for all the models of Maytag washers they carry.
To repair a Maytag washer without calling in for service, first identify the specific issue, and then repair or replace the failing part. Common problems with Maytag washers include clogged drain pumps, damaged tub seals and cracked drive pulleys.