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MAYTAG MVWB400 top load Washer

MAYTAG continues to come up with upgrades to its previous models and equally advanced features to its washing machines. One of its top-loading washers that's known for its large capacity and dependability is MAYTAG MVWB400.


This top loader is a good alternative to other expensive brands, as it offers a good variety of washing options minus the hefty price tag. But even though this washer fares well based on many consumer feedback, it also has its share of disappointments.

As it seems, it may not be the perfect washer for different laundry needs. So for its good and bad sides, here's what every household shopper should know about MAYTAG MVWB400.
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• QuietSeries feature that enables a more silent spinning

• Sensi-Care wash system with IntelliClean impeller for thorough washing

• has large loading capacity

• has more automatic wash cycles

• is durable

• has timed oxi dispenser



• has no soak setting

• has no self-cleaning lint filter feature

• has no option for warm water rinsing



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Product Overview


MVWB400 is considered as one of the largest and the most efficient washers of MAYTAG. It features the brand's Sensi-Care wash system with IntelliClean impeller that allows for gentler and more thorough washing of clothes and other laundry items.

Its size dimension of 44 inches (height), 28 inches (width), and 27 inches (depth) makes up for its super size capacity of 4.7 cubic feet, washing more items in just a few spins. It also a has wide opening and smooth-close hinges for easy and fast loading of clothes into the machine, while protecting against unwanted leaks.

This washer also comes with its own timed fabric softener and bleach dispensers, reducing the hassle of checking the laundry every now and then.

Its tough performance comes from providing users with options for the laundering cycles. MVWB400 has up to 13 wash cycles and four temperature settings to meet the laundry needs of different users and types of clothing. Additional features also include the MaxExtract extended spin option.

This washer is a silent but dependable worker. With QuietSeries 300 sound packaging, it won't bother any user in doing other tasks while waiting for the spin or cycle to finish. A smooth balance suspension system with superior vibration control only made it much easier to work with MAYTAG MVWB400.

Its high-quality performance is backed up by a stainless steel wash basket that is of commercial grade. What adds up to its durability is the direct drive motor that's powered by its commercial capacity. All in all, MVWB400 is a good options for a top loader.

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Advantages


Users have noted the reliable features of MVWB400. For one, the extended spin feature takes away the excess moisture from clothes and other laundry items. This helps lessen the drying times of the laundry.

Another consumer advantage is its durability. Aside from the competitive pricing of MVWB400, using this super size washer also translates to bigger savings, because it can last a long time.

For some consumers, the most attractive feature of MAYTAG's MVWB400 is its large loading capacity. This features helps users save time when doing their laundry, as it can accommodate more load and also save on the use of electricity.

MVWB400 also has a Tier III Energy Star rating, making it more efficient than other top-loading laundering machines. It also does a fine job at cleaning and rinsing because of its wash cycles and temp settings.

Though it is not built for aesthetic purposes, many have acknowledged its good performance and ability to deliver its promises.

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Disadvantages


MAYTAG's MVWB400 has many features that make it a good option for a washing machine. While the key features of this washer can make any laundry task easier and faster, it also has some limitations. One is that it is not a space-saver. It cannot be easily placed under the cabinet or hidden in a closet.

Installation can be a bit of a problem for some. This washing machine is obviously designed for functional reasons and not for aesthetics. The one-year warranty is also a disappointment to some buyers.

Furthermore, it has no self-cleaning lint filter, which could have been a very helpful feature. Other limitations of this washer cited by users include the absence of soak setting and water heater option.

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Final Thought


Despite its limitations, this top-loading machine is still worth buying, as compared with other lines of top loaders.

It's priced right for its quality, performance, and durability. At less than a thousand dollars, people can have a washer that would help them do their laundry efficiently, with less hassle. MAYTAG MVWB400 offers various features for a silent and smooth way to do the washings.

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Oct 08, 2011
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Shake, rattle and roll !
by: David in Austin, Tx

Mine shakes violently and makes loud banging noises when it's (apparently) trying to counterbalance the load. When this happens it isn't spinning out the water and probably not agitating fully either. This seems to be a trend with this model.

Don't buy this washer !

Jun 13, 2009
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Jumps around
by: Myron

Machine jumps around on floor during spin, then goes off cycle. Can't use large capacity since washer can't handle large load. Goes off cycle with just one blanket in the tub.

You have to move unit back into position for next load. Also ties clothes in knots. Would not buy this model again.
Looking for replacement now. (After 2 months use)

Jun 05, 2009
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JUMPING MACHINE
by: Anonymous

tHIS MACHINE JUMPS AROUND WHEN IT SPINS. YOU HAVE TO KEEP MOVING IT BACK INTO PLACE AFTER YOU RESET THE LOAD AND SPIN AGAIN. iT TIES THE CLOTHES IN KNOTS. HAVE TO FIGURE SOME WAY TO TIE THE MACHINE DOWN TO THE FLOOR SO IT WON'T JUMP AROUND ON SPIN CYCLE. ALSO CAN'T USE LARGE CAPACITY SINCE IT GOES OFF CYCLE A LOT.

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