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Maytag 2000 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
For questions about features, operation/performance,
Pour assistance, installation, ou service, composez le :
parts, accessories, or service, call: 1-800-688-9900
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  • Page 1 For questions about features, operation/performance, Pour assistance, installation, ou service, composez le : parts, accessories, or service, call: 1-800-688-9900 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... ou visitez notre site internet à.. In Canada, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... W10295008A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE DES MATIÈRES WASHER SAFETY................... 3 SÉCURITÉ DE LA LAVEUSE ................. 27 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ..............4 EXIGENCES D'INSTALLATION ..............28 Tools and Parts................... 4 Outillage et pièces ................... 28 Options...................... 4 Options....................28 Location Requirements ................4 Exigences d'emplacement................
  • Page 3: Washer Safety

    WASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately DANGER follow instructions. can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow WARNING instructions.
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools and Parts Options Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. The parts supplied are in the washer drum. Pedestal Tools needed for connecting the water inlet hoses You have the option of purchasing pedestals of different heights Pliers (that open to 1 / "...
  • Page 5 Installation clearances Recommended installation spacing for recessed or closet installation, The location must be large enough to allow the washer door with or without a pedestal to be fully opened. Additional spacing should be considered for ease of installation The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing. and servicing.
  • Page 6: Drain System

    Recommended installation spacing for recessed or closet installation, Drain System with stacked washer and dryer The washer can be installed using the standpipe drain system (floor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor drain system. The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing. Select the drain hose installation method you need.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit. Electrical Requirements WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, re, or electrical shock.
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Remove Transport System Connect the Inlet Hoses Insert new flat washers (supplied) into each end of the inlet hoses. Firmly seat the washers in the couplings. WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install washer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 9: Connect The Drain Hose

    2. Slide drain hose onto washer connection. Connect the inlet hoses to the washer IMPORTANT: Make sure that the flat washers have been placed into the hose couplings. 3. Once drain hose is in place, release pliers. C. Cold water inlet H.
  • Page 10: Secure The Drain Hose

    5. After the washer is level, and all four feet are in firm contact with Secure the Drain Hose the floor, use a 9/16" (14 mm) open-end wrench to turn the locknuts on the feet, tightly against the washer cabinet. Drain hose must be secured to stop the hose from moving when IMPORTANT: All four locknuts on the feet must be tightened.
  • Page 11: Features And Benefits

    FEATURES AND BENEFITS Your new front-loading high efficiency washer, was designed to Adaptive Variable Speed Motor conserve resources and lower your water and energy bills. The The motor adapts to the load size and to the cycle selected to give washer is designed to determine and then provide the amount of the optimum cleaning, rinsing, and spinning conditions.
  • Page 12: Washer Use

    WASHER USE dryness level cycle signal temperatures First Wash Cycle Without Laundry Starting Your Washer Before washing clothes for the first time, if not completed during the final installation step, choose the Normal cycle and run it without clothes. Use only HE High Efficiency detergent. Use 1/2 the manufacturer’s recommended amount for a medium-size load.
  • Page 13: Using The Dispenser

    You will hear the door locking, unlocking, and locking 3. Push in the dispenser drawer slowly and completely (to avoid a again. This is normal. spill). If you do not press START/PAUSE within 5 minutes of choosing a cycle, the washer automatically shuts off. When the wash cycle is complete, the DONE status light illuminates, the door unlocks, and the wash load can be removed from the washer.
  • Page 14: Changing Cycles And Options

    Done Changing Cycles and Options Not all Options are available with all Cycles. The Done light comes on after the cycle is complete. The light will stay on until door is opened. Cycles and Options can be changed anytime before START/PAUSE is pressed.
  • Page 15: Cycles

    Cycle Estimated Temp Spin Cycles Time* Speed (hr:min) Wash Cycles Soak 0:30 Warm/ No Spin Choose Wash Cycles by rotating the Cycle selector knob to the Cold desired cycle. Each cycle is designed for different types of fabric and soil levels. Clean Washer with 0:56 High...
  • Page 16: Normal Sounds

    Rapid Wash Options & Modifiers You can customize your wash by adding options to your cycle Use this cycle to wash small loads of 2-3 lightly soiled garments that selections. You can add or change an option after starting a cycle are needed in a hurry.
  • Page 17: Laundry Guide

    Temperature Guide Spin Speed Wash Temp Suggested Fabrics Each cycle has a preset spin speed. To change the spin speed, press the SPIN SPEED button until the desired setting is illuminated. Whites and pastels Heavy soils Cycle Signal WARM Bright colors This signal is helpful when you are removing items from the washer Moderate to light soils as soon as it stops.
  • Page 18: Laundry Tips

    LAUNDRY TIPS Preparing clothes for washing Unloading Follow these recommendations to help you prolong the life of your Remove clothes from washer after the cycle is completed. Metal garments. objects such as zippers, snaps, and buckles may rust if left in the washer basket for a long time.
  • Page 19: Stain Removal Guide

    Stain Removal Guide Stain Use Liquid Chlorine or Use suggested Wash Stain Use Liquid Chlorine or Use suggested Wash Color-Safe Bleach Cycle Color-Safe Bleach Cycle Power Wash Power Wash Grass Cold or Warm Power Wash Normal Blood Tomato Products Warm Warm Whites Power Wash...
  • Page 20: Washer Care

    WASHER CARE 5. Select the CLEAN WASHER with AFFRESH™ cycle. Cleaning Your Washer 6. Press START/PAUSE. NOTE: The basket will rotate, then the door will unlock, lock again, and then the cycle will continue. Cleaning the Door Seal/Bellow The machine will not fill, but the basket will rotate while the 1.
  • Page 21: Vacation, Storage, And Moving Care

    To transport the washer: Vacation, Storage, and Moving Care Install and store your washer where it will not freeze. Because some 1. If washer will be moved during freezing weather, put in 1 qt (1 L) water may stay in the hoses, freezing can damage your washer. If of R.V.-type antifreeze in the drum.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here or visit our website and reference FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) to possibly avoid the cost of a service call... In U.S.A. In Canada Did you empty pockets? Error codes You may be hearing items that are caught under the door seal or basket.
  • Page 23 Is the fabric softener dispenser clogged? Is your voltage low? Clean the fabric softener dispenser. See “Washer Care” for Check electrical source or call electrician. details. Are the laundry products in the correct dispenser Washer cycle won’t start compartment? Add the correct amounts of detergent, fabric softener or liquid Is the washer door firmly shut? chlorine bleach to the correct compartments.
  • Page 24: Clothes Care

    Is the load balanced? Washer won’t run A single or bulky item may cause imbalance. Add more items or redistribute the load. Is the washer in a normal pause in the cycle? Is the drum empty? The washer pauses for about 2 minutes during certain cycles. Rotate drum by hand to check for any binding of the spin Allow the cycle to continue.
  • Page 25 Did you use enough HE detergent? Did you use powdered detergent in a low-speed cycle? Follow manufacturer’s recommendations for the type of load you Consider using liquid detergent. are washing. For best performance, use only High Efficiency Did you use Small Load on a large load? detergent.
  • Page 26: Warranty

    MAYTAG LAUNDRY WARRANTY ® LIMITED WARRANTY ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY This limited warranty does not cover: 1. Replacement parts or repair labor if this major appliance is used for other than normal, single-family household use or when it is used in a manner that is inconsistent to published user or operator instructions and/or installation instructions.