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Maytag Frontloader MFW9700S Frontloader Disaster

4/11/08 Yikes! We bought this model in October of 2007 and were quite happy with it until this week and now I'm smelling an overripe lemon!!!! The first issue occurred about a week ago when I put a small load of laundry in before I went to bed. I woke up to find a load of soaking clothes, a torn gasket and the O-ring clamp laying in the barrel. Fortunately, it is still under warranty, so I called the appliance store. Okay...the guy comes and replaces the gasket and O-ring and says we must be overloading it. :o Next load several days later...water comes spewing out during the rinse cycle. Call repairman. Tinkers with it again. Says we must be overloading it.. Yea, okay... next load...one hour after the guy leaves...water spewing out again! Repairman coming again today. I'm smelling another lemon similar to the Neptune disaster, but I suspect I'm one of the early birds in making this discovery, on this particular model at least.

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  • Paulrh May 19, 2008

    Yea same old maytag problem here too. Had a neptune finally got feed up with the door not locking and stopping in mid cycle for no reason!!! Took a shotgun to it and bought a epic 9700 and yes now i have similar problems too this other post water coming out all over floor during rinse and water flow errors. Have had three service calls with no fix at this point ready to take a front end loader to this one now!!!! NEVER WILL I BUY ANOTHER MAYTAG PRODUCT AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Call a&e factory service, they will service the machine under warranty no mater what dealer that you purchased it from .
i will bet that they will after you tell them what is going on that they will replace the shock absorbers on the machine

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