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My Maytag Neptune was in a class action lawsuit and I received $400.00 to put towards a Maytag Neptune TL washer. I paid a total of $1,246.42 22 months ago. This one is a piece of junk too. It's leaking oil and water and the inside agitator has a crack in it and is damaging my clothes. Tomorrow a repair man is coming and from all the complaints on the internet it sounds like I have a lots of problems ahead with Maytag.

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Yes, Although the older maching usually (only) had a failed $5 ballast resister burned on the main board.

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yes there was a huge class action against maytag they are building rubbish we have machines here that are 4 months old and maytag wont cover there warrentys .. and they were the best washers you could ever buy till they were bought out by china. but they settled in 2004 but there are still many going on here is a link to get you strated.

good luck with it next time buy lg. how do we know there good? we have fixed 2487 washers this yr alone and only 4 of them were lg they are great machines.

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2005/maytag_lawsuit.html

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