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4.6 | 14 Reviews

Front Load Washer with Fresh Hold® Option and PowerWash® System - 4.5 cu. ft.

Maytag MHW5500FC

Features

  • Wrinkle Control Cycle
  • 10-Year Limited Parts Warranty on the Direct Drive Motor and Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • American Pride
  • Internal Heater

Quick Specs

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 39 3/4"
  • Depth: 32 15/16"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.5 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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Fresh Hold® Option

The Fresh Hold® option keeps clean clothes smelling fresh in the washer with an internal fan and intermittent tumbling that circulate air through clothes for up to 12 hours after the wash cycle ends.

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Best Cleaning in the Industry Driven by the PowerWash® System 1

The Best Cleaning in the industry is driven by the PowerWash® system 3 , featuring the extra cleaning action of the PowerWash® cycle and an internal heater.(BR) 1 Models with the PowerWash® system: MHW8200F, MHW5500F, MHW3500F, MHW3505F. Based on 20-lb load, among leading front load brands, PowerWash® cycle vs. comparable cycles and default settings.

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Steam for Stains Option

Power out stains using the additional soak time, optimal water temperature and boost of steam from the Steam for Stains option, which can be added to select cycles.

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Sanitize Cycle

The Sanitize cycle removes 99.9% of household bacteria 2 with extra hot water temperature, delivering thorough cleaning and peace of mind.

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PowerWash® Cycle

The PowerWash® cycle helps remove everyday tough stains in a single wash by using a combination of extra wash action and heated water.

Wrinkle Control Cycle The Wrinkle Control cycle is specially designed to prevent wrinkles from forming in the first place with warm water and low spin speeds.

10-Year Limited Parts Warranty on the Direct Drive Motor and Stainless Steel Wash Basket We don't just tell you a Maytag® washer will get your clothes clean for years: we confidently back our washers with a 10-year limited parts warranty on the direct drive motor and stainless steel wash basket.

American Pride We take pride in building strong, reliable appliances for your home. Better Built by hard-working employees and delivered straight from Clyde, Ohio to you, these washers are designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A.

Internal Heater An internal heater gives detergent a powerful boost, helping it to work harder against stubborn stains with increased water temperature, contributing to the Best Cleaning in the industry driven by the PowerWash® system.

4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity Tackle super sized loads with 4.5 cu. ft. capacity, enough space to clean 29 towels at once.

Direct Drive Motor The direct drive motor not only has the power to handle large loads, it's backed by our 10-year limited parts warranty.

Stainless Steel Wash Basket The stainless steel wash basket is designed for years of serious stain fighting with sturdy materials built for the long haul.

Cold Wash Cycle Extra cleaning action and an active soak help wash away tough stains, while giving you the energy savings and gentle cleaning power of cold water.

Allergen Cycle The Allergen cycle deep cleans fabrics with extra water to flush out 95% of common household allergens, like dust mites and pet dander.

Advanced Vibration Control Plus Advanced Vibration Control Plus automatically redistributes unbalanced loads with a ball-bearing balancing ring and six-point suspension system, while advanced software learns its surroundings, adjusting and recalibrating from load to load.

Cycle Memory Customize each cycle the way you want with cycle memory, which stores your last setting choices and then applies those options the next time you use that cycle.

Rapid Wash Cycle The Rapid Wash cycle cleans small loads quickly with high speed tumbling and extra high spin speed for faster drying, and pairs nicely with the Rapid Dry cycle on matching Maytag® dryers to get your clothes ready in no time.

Maytag® Commercial Technology Maytag® Commercial Technology ensures our washers are built to last, including a hard-nosed pump impeller for powerful cleaning action, a direct drive motor backed by a 10-year limited parts warranty, and zinc-coated springs that are engineered to work like clockwork year after year.

Features

  • Wrinkle Control Cycle
  • 10-Year Limited Parts Warranty on the Direct Drive Motor and Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • American Pride
  • Internal Heater
  • 4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • Direct Drive Motor
  • Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Cold Wash Cycle
  • Allergen Cycle
  • Advanced Vibration Control Plus
  • Cycle Memory
  • Rapid Wash Cycle
  • Maytag® Commercial Technology
Dimensions
Depth 32-15/16 in
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 52-15/16 in
Height 39-3/4 in
Maximum Height 39-3/4 in
Minimum Height 38-3/4 in
Width 27.0 in
Appearance
Window Yes
Details
Drum Material Stainless Steel
Interior Light Yes
Cycles and Options
Number of Wash Cycles 11
Configuration and Overview
ADA Compliant ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
CEE Tier Tier II
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Size 27 in
UL UL
Certifications
Energy Star® Qualified ENERGY STAR® Certified
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Electrical
Hz 60
Power Cord Included Yes

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 39 3/4"
  • Depth: 32 15/16"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.5 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

Extended warranties are usually very inexpensive and can save you thousands in the future. Some can even cover extra costs that result, such as cost of food that spoils when your fridge dies. It's simple and inexpensive to purchase extended warranties and one of the smartest ways to protect your investment.

Appliances can be large, heavy and expensive. You probably don't have the special tools or expertise needed to fix them in a crisis. If you can spare a few thousand dollars without batting an eyelash for new appliances should they break tomorrow, don't buy a warranty. But if you're like most of us, protect yourself by purchasing inexpensive extended warranties when you buy a new product and save yourself big money in the long run.

4.6 out of 5

92% of reviewers recommend this product.

Awesome

DJ 3/26/2017

Just bought last month, love it!

Yes, I recommend this product

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great efficiency

Taryn the RN 3/23/2017

I bought this machine about 2 months ago and can't believe how quiet the machines are and how efficient they are!

Yes, I recommend this product

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great efficiancy

Taryn the RN 3/23/2017

I bought this machine about 2 months ago and can't believe how quiet the machines are and how efficient they are!

Yes, I recommend this product

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Kathie 3/22/2017

We are happy with this washer/dryer set we purchased!!

Yes, I recommend this product

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New machine does not work after 2 months

Bruce 3/22/2017

New front load washer does not handle bulky bathroom mats. The Machine locks up in the spin cycle. Local dealer was very timely and sent out a repair person to evaluate. Said this is the design of the system BUT also the washer machine water pump is not draining correctly. They have sent for replacement part. We have always had Maytag because they are so reliable...THIS new machine is a problem right out of the box. Not sure if this is a lemon or has Maytag slipped in design and quality...we will see.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Love this washer

RDBieb 3/21/2017

Love the way this washer works and cleans. Have No issues as of yet but only have used this for a couple weeks.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Dependable! You

Verv 3/20/2017

Bought another brand and returned them for the may tag ! Made in the USA and dependable.

Yes, I recommend this product

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None 3/20/2017

Works well

Yes, I recommend this product

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Works great

Lynds42 3/16/2017

My first load was very loud. The technician came over and replaced the pump and it works great since.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Simple to use, quiet, solid

Paul 3/16/2017

We bought these after seeing the high rating on Consumer Reports. We installed this washer dryer combo about a month ago, and we've been very impressed. Super quiet, simple to install and use. Both units seem very well made. Time will tell, but for now we are thrilled with the purchase.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great Overall Washer

Dog mama 3/16/2017

Bought this a month ago and am very pleased with the features and way it works. I do a lot of extra heavy wash - dog blankets and towels - and it accommodates these loads very well. Like the cycle that I can run to wash the washer after doing kennel wash.

Yes, I recommend this product

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great dryer to accompany the washer

dog mama 3/16/2017

Dries heavy loads in a reasonably short amount of time.

Yes, I recommend this product

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I love it!!

Farm Wife 3/15/2017

I bought this about a month ago, and I have had no problems, runs great, is very quiet and gets the farm dirt out!!

Yes, I recommend this product

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Clothes so Clean

JJC12c 3/13/2017

I am amazed as to how clean the clothes get.

Yes, I recommend this product

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