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Wash cycles are increasing in time required to complete

Since we've had our Maytag Neptune MAH5500B (2002), the length of time it takes to complete a cycle has increased from about 50 minutes to over 70 minutes.

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  • joyb Nov 02, 2007

    This is exactly what the repairman found! Next time I'll know. Thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    The bosch washing machine displays a count down in minutes for the length of the washing cycle. This used to be fairly accurate, but it now gets it wrong and underestimates the cycle time, sometimes by a log way. As the cycle continues, the time updates itself (like the arrival time on a sat-nav). But ghe tim it takes seems fo get longer. What is going on?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Estimate 30 minutes to wash but it takes 2 hours to wash

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Could be a plugged filter screen in either the hot or cold water supply hose. Longer filling time aads to the cycle time.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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Cold water valve in back could be plugged causing longer fill times.

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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