Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Black Washing Machine Reviews
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Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Black Washing Machine

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  • I love my washer and dryer

    Aug 10, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: really clean clothes, great features
    Cons: none so far

    Summary: We decided to redo our laundry room so why we had the walls down we ran new plumbing for a new washer and dryer. I debated on what washer and dryer to get but decided on the Maytag Epic. After the service man came and installed them I started doing ... read more

  • Maytag Stinks

    Sep 21, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: ummm....  no pro's
    Cons: it was an expensive machine that did not stand up to normal use

    Summary: I purchased a Maytag MFW9700S Front Load Washer after my 12 year old top load washer brokedown.  I have only had the Maytag 2 years and 2 months and it is terrible.  I started having problems with the machine the first year, it would not ... read more

  • DON'T BUY THIS WASHER!!!

    Aug 16, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Washes clothes well when working.
    Cons: Poorly built design for the price paid for it.

    Summary: My wife bought this washer in May 2008.  After a couple weeks of running it the electronics in the front quit working.  We called the repair man and they fixed it.  Last summer 2009 the washer started making loud noises during the spin out ... read more

  • DO NOT RECOMMEND MAYTAG FRONT LOAD

    May 14, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: SAVES ENERGY BY NOT WORKING. WHILE WAITING FOR REPAIR, COLOR IS NOT BAD EITHER.
    Cons: PAID A LOT FOR SOMETHING I CAN'T USE

    Summary: I TOO BOUGHT THE 300 SERIES THINKING PAYING A LITTLE MORE FOR THE NAME BRAND FRONT LOAD WOULD SAVE TIME, ENERGY, AND REPLACING EVERY YEAR OR TWO A NO NAME TOP LOAD. BOY WAS I WRONG. ITS SAVES ENERGY BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN SITTING FOR GOING ON TWO ... read more

  • Poorly Engineered

    Nov 25, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Large capacity
    Cons: Delicate machine, easily broken.

    Summary: We've had this washer for 13 months -- selected it because it was very highly rated on Consumer Reports.  To date we've spent $500 on repairs.   We had to buy a new pump shortly after we purchased it.  We washed a dog blanket -- an ... read more

  • Buy anything else but this washer---please!!!

    Feb 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Takes less products
    Cons: Very expensive, vibration is terrible, even on concrete floors.Doesn't clean well.

    Summary: I bought this set with high hopes of my laundry problems being solved. Boy, was I wrong. The first washer was leveled several times but still vibrated and shook so loud you could hear it outside of the house. Lowes felt it must be a bad washer so they ... read more

  • worst experience

    Jan 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: WHEN it works the clothes are very clean...it does not work long !!
    Cons: seem to break very easily.

    Summary: AVOID- after the seal leaked i exchanged it, I call the repair technician of sears. He arrived 3 days later, he diagnosed a wrong assembly of the seal and the clam at the factory and order the parts by UPS. A week later the parts did not arrive and ... read more

  • New Machine doesn't work

    Nov 8, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: look nice
    Cons: Not durable and the service sucks!

    Summary: This is the top-end machine from Maytag, and you would expect it to be good with the price you paid. But I only use it for ONE MONTH and it died.I have the error code of "F06" or sometimes no error code at all,the machine just sit there and do nothing.I ... read more

  • FABULOUS!! TRY IT...

    Oct 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great cleaning and a lot of cycles to choose from.
    Cons: A little expensive...and you really need level floors.

    Summary: As a White Westinghouse owner for 17 years, this was my first new machine in a long time. I did my research and this machine seemed to come to the top of the heap each time. This is my second front load machine and I would never use anything else. The ... read more

  • Love this and the matching dryer

    Sep 12, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quiet, nice looking, ease of use.
    Cons: little pricey, he detergent is not that readily available.

    Summary: This washer and dryer replaced a 20 year old Kenmore top load set that I got for free. Being a single guy I wanted this to be my first and last set of washer/dryer I ever purchase. I did a lot of research and ultimately decided on these. The cheapest ... read more

  • Absolutely Fantastic Machine.

    Sep 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Huge items no problemo. Energy/soap savings. Super quiet with no vibration issues. Internal water heater.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: I live in a condo with somewhat limited space for my laundry machines due to the closet that was intended for them being only wide enough to accept 24 inch wide appliances, so I have lived with a portable washer and dryer for about 9 years now. Not too ... read more

  • New washer doesn't work

    Aug 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Control knobs on front panel;Made in Germany;Customer Service located in America
    Cons: Expensive;Doesn't work;Customer service lacking

    Summary: For around $1,000 per appliance, any consumer should expect things to be in good working order (especially a mom of 2 young, active children). I purchased the Maytag Front-Loading Washing Machine (MFW9700SQ1) from the Home Depot in Baltimore, MD. Much to ... read more

  • Love this washer (and the dryer)

    Feb 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Huge capacity; little vibration; quiet; energy and water efficient; less humidity; self-cleaning detergent dispenser;
    Cons: None - well worth the money

    Summary: We live in a 95-year old house, on a block and pad foundation. After a major remodel 5 years ago, our laundry room is on the second floor. I wanted to get a stacked washer and dryer to save space. I wanted to have a lot of capacity, to wash comforters ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Never again

    Nov 4, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Large loads does get them clean
    Cons: Loud, extremes vibrations keeps breaking down

    Summary: I had a top loading washing machine for over 12 years when I bought this MAYTAG!  I have a large family and wanted the larger capacity at better efficiency.  3 yrs I have spent $300 dollars and it took 4 service visits for them to figure out ... read more

  • NOTHING BUT TROUBLE

    May 30, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Cant think of a single one
    Cons: Always one thing after another with this machine.

    Summary: I have owned a MFW9700SQ1 for over 2 years now. First was the shaft separated from the drum was in repair shop for over 6 weeks. No I am having drainage issues. I wouldn't give this machine to my worst ... read more

  • MAYTAG MHWE500VP01

    Mar 7, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: worked good for 6 mos. looks pretty  though it doesnt work
    Cons:  broken after 6 mos.  stinks with smelly water  no way to do laundry

    Summary: My 6 month old very expensive Maytag washer broke on Feb 11, 2011.  It is March 7 and I have had the repair man out here 4 times under warranty and he has failed to fix it.  He has tried everything to repair it and replaced 3 parts.  He ... read more

  • Maytag Epic Front Loading Washing Machine Fails after 3 years

    Mar 6, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Worked fine for 3 years.
    Cons: After 3 years the cost of repairs exceeded the price of a new machine.

    Summary: I purchased a Maytag Epic Front Loading Washer at the end of 2007, and a little over 3 years later the rear tub assembly needs to be replaced at the cost of $900 plus labor. That also happens to be the cost of a new machine. The full warranty ... read more

  • Will Never Buy Maytag Again

    Feb 10, 2011 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: It used to work.
    Cons: Noisy, skids across floor, breaks in only two years with light usage.

    Summary: Since new this machine has been noisy and wants to skid across the floor.  After only two years the seal on the door has broken.  This is not what I expected out of a $1000 washing machine.  There are only two people in my household so ... read more

  • Versatile and Dependable System

    Dec 17, 2010 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Versatile, dependable.
    Cons: Not for heavily soiled items.

    Summary: I was looking for a stackable washer/dryer system that could fit in a small space AND have a dryer exhaust vent on the left, not in the center.  I was amazed to find out that few dryers have vents that can be switched to the left or to the ... read more

  • $1, 000 washer goes bust after 3 years

    Oct 1, 2010 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: looked good with matching dryer
    Cons: not worth the money if breaks after 3 years

    Summary:      I purchased the Maytag front load model MFW 9700sq1  November 2007. The washer and dryer went in my newly decorated laundry room. I thought the high efficiency and cost savings would be great.     The ... read more

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