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Maxima® Front Load Washer with PowerWash® Cycle


From America's #1 preferred laundry brand2 comes a premium laundry experience equipped with the PowerWash® Cycle for the best cleaning in the industry. To keep your household's clothes, fabrics and special items ready for daily life, this high-efficiency 4.3 cu. ft. washer includes a 10-year limited parts warranty1 and Maytag® Commercial Technology. The 16-hour Fresh Hold® option keeps clothes left in the washer fresh. By meeting CEE Tier 33 standards, this model helps you save on utility bills. It also has an NSF Certified Sanitize setting, which removes 99.9% of household bacteria4. Why do we put so much thought into your laundry? So you don't have to.

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Accessories You'll Need

Part # 8212638RC
Hose kit includes everything you need for easy water supply installation and fits most washers. Hoses provide hot and cold water to the washer with (2) 6 ft. water supply lines. These hoses are the most flexible choice for all washer applications and include a nylon braided protective bonded layer, a Hypro-Blue Steel anti-corrosive couplings, pre-installed high-quality EPDM washers, a large diameter for maximum water flow, and a space saving 90 degree elbow.
MSRP: $37.99
Part # 8212545RP
Hose kit includes everything you need for easy water supply installation and fits most washers. Hoses provide hot and cold water to the washer with (2) 4.5 ft. water supply lines and 4 built-in o-rings.
MSRP: $19.99
Part # 8212487RP
Hose kit includes everything you need for easy water supply installation and fits most washers. Hoses provide hot and cold water to the washer with (2) 5 ft. nylon braided water supply lines and 4 built-in o-rings. They're Better than Stainless!
MSRP: $26.99

Accessories You'll Want

Part # W10135699
Affresh® Washer Cleaner removes and prevents odor-causing residue that can occur in all brands of HE washers. Designed to penetrate deep into the machine, Affresh® Washer Cleaner breaks up residue better than bleach. Used once a month, Affresh® Washer Cleaner keeps your machine fresher and cleaner.
MSRP: $6.99
Part # W10298318RP
Maximize laundry space by stacking the dryer on top of the Washer with the Stack Kit. Installation instructions are included, and all that is needed are basic tools to complete the installation.
MSRP: $20.99
Part # W10355010
Use the powerful cleaning action of affresh™ Kitchen & Appliance Cleaner to cut through the residue and leaves a streak-free shine. It leaves behind a pleasant citrus scent. Cleans everyday kitchen spills.
MSRP: $4.99
Part # XHS1000XX
Adjustable clothes rack allows you to conveniently hang garments straight from the washer or dryer. It is collapsible and removable for quick, easy storage. It assembles easily in less than 5 minutes with a Phillips screwdriver. The rotating arms pivot independently to accommodate various configurations. It also easily attaches with scratch-resistant magnets to most full-size washers or dryers.
MSRP: $69.99
Part # W10498442
These shipping bolts are used in the process of installing laundry pedestals to your front load washer and dryer. Also to be used when moving product.
MSRP: $19.99

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Top Features

Best Cleaning in the Industry Enabled by PowerWash® Cycle

This cycle combines extra-cleaning action and a deep rinse to thoroughly clean dirty loads. The built-in water heater ensures enhanced soil and stain removal.

Highly Rated by a Leading Consumer Magazine

American Pride

We take pride in building strong, reliable appliances for your home. From Marion, Ohio to you, these dryers are designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.A.

Additional Features

PowerWash® Cycle

The PowerWash® cycle gives stains a real kick in the pants. It helps fight stains with extra wash action, heated water, extended wash time and a thorough rinse. No matter what life throws at you, the PowerWash® cycle has you covered.

Maytag® Commercial Technology

Maxima XL™ & Maxima X™ washers bring long-lasting, commercial-grade components that you can depend on into your home. The pump impeller, corrosion-resistant springs and dampers are all built to easily handle load after load, week after week.

16 hour Fresh Hold™ with Dynamic Venting Technology™

Circulating air in the washer helps keep clean laundry smelling fresh and helps keep wrinkles from setting in for up to 16 hours after the wash cycle ends. Plus, dry a small load in the washer overnight or dry out the washer between loads. This option may be selected manually at any time to dry out the interior of the washer.

Allergen Removal Washer Cycle

A washer cycle that has been proven to eliminate 95 percent of common allergens, such as dust mites and pet dander, from fabrics.

NSF Certified Sanitize Temperature

Stain Clean option

Provides enhanced cleaning performance by adjusting the initial water temperature to provide the ideal environment for detergent enzymes to work on removing organic stains.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified - CEE Tier III Rated

Our largest capacity Front-Load washer

The entire line of Maxima™ washers features 4.3 cu. ft. capacity so you can wash more clothes in every load, for fewer total loads per week.

3-Tray Dispenser Drawer (Detergent, Bleach and Fabric Softener)

11 Wash cycles, 6 options

The Maxima™ 6000 washer offers a total of 11 wash cycles and 6 options which can be combined to create the ideal cycles for a wide variety of load types.

Whites Cycle

Cleans loads of soiled white fabrics with the addition of bleach. An additional rinse helps to remove any remaining chlorine residue. Uses hot temperatures, fast tumbling, longer wash times and an extra-high spin speed for optimal cleaning.

Best Cleaning for your Largest Loads Enabled by the PowerWash® Cycle.

Clean Washer with Affresh® cycle

Use this cycle once a month with a cleaner like Affresh® washer cleaner to remove or reduce odor-causing soap residue and mildew that can build up as a result of regular everyday washing. This cycle uses a higher water level and hot water to remove buildup.

Extra Rinse Option

1,000 Watt Built-In Water Heater

Estimated Time Remaining Display

Delay Start Option

Control Lockout

Sensor-Controlled Suds Detection

Front Serviceable

10-Year Limited Parts Warranty1 On Washer Motor And Basket

Built strong to last long—All new Maxima Series washers include a 10-year limited warranty on the washer motor and the stainless steel wash basket.

Configuration and Overview

ADA Compliant
ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
Energy Star® Qualified
CEE Tier
Tier III (Highest Possible Efficiency Rating)
Fuel Type
Capacity (DOE)
4.30 Cu. Ft.

Style and Extras

LED Color
Feedback-Status Indicators
Add Garment, Cycle Signal, Delay Wash, Door Locked, Estimated Time Remaining
Advanced Vibration Control
Automatic Dispense System
Bleach, Detergent, Fabric Softener
Automatic Load Size Sensing Technology
Eco Monitor
Out of Balance Sensing
Display Type
Sound Package
Drum Material
Stainless Steel
Hoses Included
Pedestal Options

Cycle and Options

Number of Wash Cycles
Pre Soak
Water Factor
Washer Cycle Selections
Allergen, Clean Washer with affresh, Delicates, Heavy Duty, Normal, Powerwash®, Rinse/Drain & Spin, Small Load, Soak, Whites, Wrinkle Control
Number of Spin Speeds
Number of Soil Levels
Soil Selections
Extra Heavy, Heavy, Light, Normal
Temperature Combinations
Cold, Extra Hot, Hot, Sanitize, Warm
Washer Option Selections
Control Lock, Delay Wash, End of Cycle Signal, Extra Rinse, Fresh Hold®, Stain Clean


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Product Dimensions

  • 31 1/2
  • 38
  • 27

Dimensions are for planning purposes only.
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This product has been transitioned to MHW7100DW, but there may be limited availability at your local retailer or on our Outlet Store.

Maxima® Front Load Washer with PowerWash® Cycle is rated 4.7134 out of 5 by 670.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy with my first front loader This is my first front loading machine, and I was not sure what to expect. I did a lot of research as I can not be without a good washer with this family... I chose this one because of the capacity, the ratings, and the Maytag dependability. It has only been a week so far, but I have loved the load size capacity of the machine amd can finally wash my comforter! The ease of use is great, and the quality of the clean it produces has been wonderful. It is also VERY quiet compared to my last machine that although another good brand, sounded like an airplane take-off when spinning. I am a military mother of three and do laundry daily so this machine has come in very handy.
Date published: 2011-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I bought this front loading washer after much research and some trepidation since I had never owned a front loader before. However, this machine is top of the line and performs great! The capacity is more than sufficient and the clothes come out almost dry due to the 1400 rpm. I love the fresh hold feature which keeps the clothes from getting an odor when they are left in the washer too long. It is important to actually read the manual/booklet that comes with the washer as it will tell you exactly how to operate it and how to deal with any odors that may occur. If you follow the instructions there will never be any odor. I love this machine and I highly recommend it. Plus, it has one of the best warranties on the market!
Date published: 2011-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from insane washer!!!!!!!! this is my 1st front loader and my wie and i love this washer, we bought the matching dryer ti go with it. when they deliverd them they said this was the 1at set of crimson red they had ever deliverd! this washer works great our clothes get really clean with this machine, a month. after having this machine i discoverd there was a foul odor coming from the machine at first couldn't figure out why, then i did, ot was water building in the gasket on the door. make sure you run a washing machine cleaner through it or i used straight bleach by itself and it worked, the odor was gone do this once a month and you won't get this odor! i haven't had the problem since. if you want a great washer buy this machine it's worth it!
Date published: 2011-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW!!!! What an improvement! We had been on the market for a new washer for a while when we visited the Matag site and used the product finder. This helped us narrow down the search and we finally settled on the 6000 model. What an improvement from our old washer that was an LG model. I love the way the clothes are clean and how they spin out the water to the point of almost being dry. What a HUGE incentive for saving electricity! I love the new washer and would recommend it to anyone who is on the market.
Date published: 2011-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Machine I had my first Maytag for 22 years and still have the dryer going on 23 years. My mother also had her Maytag washer & dryer for 27 years before she had to finally replace them, with Maytag of course. Maytag is a quality product. I have 3 sons with a lot of dirty sports clothes and the machine does a terrific job cleaning everything. The time in my old dryer is cut down significantly because of the new washer spin drying it all so well and using much less water to do a better job. I recommend the washer and the Maytag brand as quality product.
Date published: 2011-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First front loader & I picked a beauty! Love this washer. Very stylish, spins the clothes darn near dry cutting down on drying time, and uses next to no laundry soap. My only gripe about this washer is the wash time -- for example, the power wash cycle is like 2.5 hours long. Its hard to believe that's energy saving, but it does have its own hot water heater. I have nothing to compare to because I bought my washer & dryer the same time I bought the house so I don't know how a different pair would compare energy wise. So glad I got the biggest capacity. All in all a great choice! I've had it for 6 months now.
Date published: 2011-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Far Exceeded My Expectations! This is the first HE machine we have purchased / owned. I love the fact that the machine calculates the necessary amount and temperature of water. My first month's water bill was lower by at least 2000 gallons solely because we purchased this machine. It does an excellent job cleaning. The spin cycle does an excellent job of "pre-drying" the load, thus reducing the drier's cycle and energy used. Yes, it is a "different" sound when spinning. But, it is seriously quiet at all other times in the cycle. When I went to buy a replacement washer I was determined it would be Made In The USA!! Now I am in trouble because my wife wants the drier and I want to wait until the other one goes to Drier Heaven!
Date published: 2012-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True to the great Maytag heritage! This is the best washing machine I have ever used outside of the vintage 1950's Maytag washer I started using when I was a teenager. Having grown up on a farm and having washed all of the really dirty farm clothes, and having seen them all come clean, that washer set the standard that I have spent the next 20 years looking for in my own washing machine. I am quite pleased to say that this washer is it's equal. The first test was it handling my king size comforter with ease. The ultimate test was it getting all of the dirt and grime out of the clothes and coats following some hard days on my farm. Absolutely love it and will never give it up!
Date published: 2013-04-15
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