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Update by user Dec 31, 2017

Maytag/Whirlpool, you STILL SUCK !!! Sunday 31 December 2017 10:00am ESTIt is now the last day of 2017 and you still have not done diddly-squat.

That's got to be because you couldn't give a frickin' rat's tuckus about your products, me, or your customers. All you obviously care about is sucking in our money. I'm telling you, dudes, this Washer is now and has been CRAP from the day I got it. Even your people can't get it working right, but you still do not care.

Why? It's because you already have MY MONEY. I should think that you would at least be a little bit curious about finding out what is wrong with this thing. I mean, at least from the perspective of an engineer or a technician.

Don't you wonder what the $#!% is wrong with something you sell when it doesn't even fill enough with H2O, causing me to have to use a GARDEN HOSE just to get the G$% D&@$ M@*&!# F#$%ing thing to go through a full wash/rinse cycle ??? I mean seriously!!! The piece of $hit is still here if you want to come and see it, try it, and/or take it just to find out what the F$%# is going on with the crap you sell. Come on, man!

Do the right thing!! You have my info. Give me a call and just have the F%^$ing cajones to show even the slightest interest in the crap you gave me for $650 bucks. There is an option to mark an issue as 'resolved' on this great website.

THAT WILL ABSOLUTELY NEVER EVER HAPPEN until you at least contact me and come out to see for yourself what I'm talking about. Trust me, I'm not crazy: I'M JUST P!$$ed !!!!! But I suspect that after two years of neglect and inability to diagnose/fix whatever is wrong, you have about as much chance of CARING about this situation as does a snowball's chance in ***. Well congratulations, you suckered me once and got away with it but there is no way in the universe that that will ever happen again.

And since I have an extremely good legal footing (i.e. EVIDENCE), I have absolutely no fear relaying my facts and opinions to others about your utter disregard for the slightest bit of decency in dealing with and treating the customers upon whom you prey to make a living. Way to go, JACKA$$E$ !!!!If you hired Johnny Cochran, Alan Dershowitz, and Janet Reno even they would never get one d@mn red cent out of me for telling the world how badly you suck!Yous people should be ashamed of yourselves. When I started this inquiry process by calling you and Lowes 2 years ago, I was very sedate while calmly trying to gather/provide information for a reasonable resolution to the issue at hand.

Well, 2 years later I have a much more irate resolution - - - a New Year's Resolution: Tell all 7+ billion good, decent, honest folks never to deal with you F#@%ing Ba$^ards !!!!!! I tried from the onset in GOOD FAITH to deal with you ***$ to settle this thing and got NOWHERE. Well Happy New Year, and here's a belated CHRIST-Mas present for you: :-( Rot in ***, Maytag/Whirlpool !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Signed, Rev.

d.a.h. The Church of PI$$edoffedness

Update by user Oct 18, 2017

Maytag Sucksssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Update by user Sep 16, 2017

Maytag, you still SUCK !!!You send out 2 repairmen and even they can't get the #%@ *&!^ thing working right. I had to hook up a garden hose in my deep sink just to add enough water to the wash and rinse cycles so that my clothes don't get thrashed around like that chick at the beginning of Jaws!

You should be embarrassed about the way you suck in people's money but don't care if your crap product doesn't work. SHAME ON YOU !!!  I will NEVER mark this issue as resolved until I either get a fair amount of my money back or you exchange this piece of crap for a brand new one that works right.  Until then, YOU STILL SUCK MAYTAG !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Update by user Mar 11, 2017

Still no reply as of Saturday, 11 March 2017 at 04:32am.

Like it says for my status: "ISSUE NOT RESOLVED".

Thanks for your post-purchase, sincere concern Maytag...

Original review posted by user Mar 01, 2017

Any attorneys out there interested in starting a Class Action Lawsuit against Maytag to help us little guys band together against this corporate giant? Based on my experiences and those of many others on message boards like this one, there is more than enough evidence to demonstrate that this product is flawed in its basic design and engineering.

They tried to get rid of the agitator to make more room for clothes and other laundry but it backfired on them. That *** little spinning thing at the bottom simply does not agitate the clothes properly. Also, that device does not adequately compensate for the reduced amount of water. It was a gallant attempt to conserve resources but it failed miserably.

I have had most of the things happen to me that you see in all the other posts at this website, plus others. Apparently I am not alone. I have contacted Maytag with absolutely NO SATISFACTION!! In fact, believe it or not, I just got off the phone with them and THEY TRIED TO SELL ME ANOTHER WASHER !!!!!

Can you believe it??? Now I'm even MORE Pi$$ed! This model MVWB835DW (and probably others like it) is a LEMON. I admitted that by myself I am not able to fight a huge company with endless resources; however, I did warn them that if we can get enough of the other folks who have been burned (figuratively - not literally) by trusting in a name-brand like Maytag, they will RUE THE DAY that they turned a deaf ear to hearing our frustrations.

AVOID MAYTAG AND WHIRLPOOL unless you want crappy treatment AFTER they've gotten your money!!

I would also like to mention that the Lowes store in Lancaster PA was no help either. They too are great at SELLING you things and TAKING your money, but if you call them even a few days after the return period of 30 days they tell you "tough luck, buddy - you are Maytag's problem now!".

Review about: Maytag Mvwb835dw Washing Machine.

Reason of review: Bad quality.

Monetary Loss: $650.

Preferred solution: PRORATED Refund of $500.00 (Five Hundred Dollars).

I liked: Look of the washer and dryer, Stated capacity big enough for large items like comforters.

I didn't like: Does not clean well, Dispensing of softener and detergent not even, Rough on fabrics due to thrashing of clothes, Once water did not stop had to pull plug.

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Add me to the list too. I'm irate about mine.

Crap from day one.

I also have the shoddy Bravo XL MCT. How can us little ppl sue this corporation?


Add me to the list! I'm on my third load and have 5 articles of clothing with little holes all over them. Unreal!

to Lisa #1529263

OK, you're on the list with the rest of us trustworthy, unsuspecting suckers. Sounds like you're doing lots of multiple smaller loads like so many others --- meanwhile wasting gallons of water, tons of supplies, and hours going back and forth just to baby your loads through as we all are doing.

I guess this is progress??? $KROO Maytag & Whirlpool !


I also own a Maytag Bravo XL and I am totally disgusted. What the he** is going on in this world when a company can sell a washing machine that does not clean laundry and get away with it.

The only recourse we have as consumers is to make sure we tell friends and family NOT to purchase a washer from Maytag. I will make sure that my next washer isn't purchased until I've read reviews from consumers about their experiences. I have found countless reviews on this washer that rate it as poor. There are a lot of pissed off consumers out there that have been screwed by the makers of Maytag and if I had bothered to do some research I wouldn't be one of those consumers.

I've read about other recalls on models made by Maytag. They did not offer cash settlements. They offered gift certificates toward the purchase of another model made by Maytag. Sounds like the company profited from that settlement.

The country is going down the toilet when a corporation can screw over consumers and our government does nothing about it. Give me an old school washing machine any day.

to Peggy Mcgrath #1520497

OMG ... Ditto!!At one point the Maytag CSR said they would not take back my piece of crap, but instead said they would sell me another one for half price.

Seriously!Me Too - I will never buy another washer without an agitator - what a ridiculous concept.

I feel so stupid for being suckered into BELIEVING in them because their name is Maytag. What a mistake!Still can't believe I'm filling my washer with a garden hose (again, SERIOUSLY!!) to get it to work.So sorry Peggy that you are stuck in this sinking ship with the rest of us.No more trusting --- VERIFY ONLY.Still hoping for a RECALL or CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ----- I'm witness Number One !!!!!!!!!!

Devi Bauer

Everything we have bought of theirs in the last 3-4 years has been absolute garbage. My washer says Made in America, but I'm guessing Made in China or India, who could probably do a better job on all their products! Here's hoping they go the way of Sears!

to Devi Bauer #1517372

" Here's hoping they go the way of Sears! "After reading the posts in this thread, this website, and other sites ... I think you're on the money.


God how I hate this machine. I am 71 years old and have to carry and lift buckets of water to this washer.

I paid a lot of money for the Maytag washer and that was saved from my social security check. I can’t believe they can scam people and it’s alright.

to Alma Jeffries #1508628

Congratulations, Maytag - - - now you're ripping off social security from our senior citizens !!!Have you no shame? Just admit your stuff is junk and give us our money back.No, it's not alright, but they (Maytag/Whirlpool) don't give a rat's rear and get away with it.I will never mark this resolved until they take back my junk and refund my money.


Same thing here, my wife is so pissed off. We bought the top loader Maytag with the old style tall agitator thinking it would work like the old machines from the 70's and 80's boy were we wrong, this piece of crap barley fills with water even on deep fill, what a joke.

The only way it cleans halfway decent is to just add tiny loads of 3-4 items, so you end up doing 20 loads instead of 2, who ever thought that would save water and energy.

Another liberal idea gone wrong, the unintended consequences or Not! of the going green movement.

to BK #1506953

I use a 6' garden hose to fill my washer. Seriously!!!

I swear on my cat's grave that's true.Maytag sent out two repairmen. They could not fix it.

Told me there is nothing else can be done.Worst washer EVER !!!!! Sucks.I bet Al "Save the planet" Gore does not have one of these {{Redacted}} ...

to MaytagBadWasher #1507296

Oops, my bad. :-) Should have been more careful in word choices.What I meant to say was:--- I bet Al "Save the planet" Gore does not have one of these "WONDERFUL" Washers.Funny though, a low-life worthless comedienne can call the First Daughter a "feckless ----" on TV but my use of a body elimination term to describe a washing machine is off base.I apologize... (Gee, if only I could get Maytag to say that about selling me a junk washer)


Serviceman just left. This is the sixth repair visit in the past year for this Maytag Bravos XL washer I purchased in February 2015.

Apparently it is due to a design problem with a screw that holds the shaft to the drums. It gets loose and then wont spin. The serviceman used locktite this time.

We will see. I am definitely interested in a class action suit.

to John E Townsend #1491514

Mr. Townsend, looks like you now hold the record with SIX repairs.

I was pi$$ed after just TWO, so I can only imagine what you are going through. When you mention "design problem" I think you hit the nail on the head. It is a surprise to me that no class action has been started yet. I would join that in a heartbeat.

If we get to trial, we'll just wheel our junk units into the courtroom and let the Judge see for himself (or herself to be PC) who is telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. I would love to have a pitbull lawyer subpoena all of Maytag's records related to these nightmare appliances. I might only get back my $650 for the washer, but if they allow punitive damages for 'pain and suffering' I would become an instant millionaire. Using this G.D.

thing is SOooooooooooo FRUSTRATING!!!Good luck with your unit.

Maybe XL stands for Extremely Lousy??? :-)


My washer from Maytag keeps shutting off beeping and over cycle washing.. machine shakes all over the place MVWB835DW

to Tehmina02112 #1490892

Sorry to hear that but it doesn't surprise me. Seems like ever since Whirlpool took over Maytag they have been going downhill.

They are apparently never going to take care of us, but if we can help keep others from getting $crewed then our time and effort on this message board is well spent. Still hoping for a class-action lawsuit to join. This new technology (no agitator) and their engineering designs are junk IMHO.

How can it be that they can't even get their own product to work right after 2 service calls? You would think that they would at least be curious, but I guess they just plain do not care.To all you folks looking for a good washer, AVOID Whirlpool/Maytag and especially the MVWB835DW.


Saturday 07 April 2018 08:03am EDTStill nothing from Maytag.Still using GARDEN HOSE to fill washer.Still a #$%^ing piece of $h!^.Maytag, my invitation is still open. You are more than welcome to contact me to come out and see this thing.

If I'm lying, I'll pay your travel expenses/hotel/meals.

Even the 2 repairmen YOU sent out could not fix it and get the G.D, thing to fill up correctly with water, and they replaced the entire circuit board.It seems obvious - - - YOU DON'T CARE !!!!!!!!! Do you?????


This is the biggest piece of junk I have ever owned. It has ruined several pieces of clothing and I have had many service calls.

I will never purchase another Maytag product. Your stuff is junk!

to Anonymous #1445381

Sorry to hear you got $crewed like I did.Looks like neither one of us will ever buy Maytag/Whirlpool again.p.s. There's never a lawyer around when we need one.

If I get ripped off $650 bucks like so many others they don't give a rat's rear. Too bad I didn't lose a finger or they'd be knocking down my door to take that case!


Perhaps you'd have a better experience with your machine if you were to sober up. Operating machinery is dangerous when you're as inebriated as this. To be honest, I'm surprised you do laundry at all.

Your constant state of intoxication is also the reason no one takes you seriously; these poorly worded tantrums you're throwing are so obscene it's comical.

Try laying off the sauce, and go to sleep.

Best wishes!

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