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How much water should this washer use on light soil setting

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    Rocky Wright Apr 17, 2014

    depends on how mant clothes you put in it,the mor clothes the more water.a wate level switch sets the watre amount to a set levle.

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According to maytag the washer will use a total of 15 gallons for all cycles

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Almost 4 gallons

Posted on Mar 29, 2014

  • Joseph Kaczor Mar 29, 2014

    Approx. 20 gallons for complete wash

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    Edward Boyce Mar 29, 2014

    Thanks for the info

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