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I have that moldy/mildew smell in my Neptune TL. I called about three years ago and they told me to run cascade through it. Now it is back and worse than ever and nothing seemed to help. My husband took it apart and there was mold and mildew everywhere. I cleaned it all with Clorox and discovered that it is also rusted everywhere underneath the tub ring. The rub ring is also shredded. I contacted Maytag and sent them pictures today. It is only five years old. My mother and grandmother have washers that are older than I am and they don't have one ounce of rust anywhere on them. I heard that there was a class action lawsuit against Maytag on this washer and was wondering if anyone knew anything about this. Thanks in Advance!!!

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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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