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Product Help | Maytag

Long Cycle Time - Washer

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Does the displayed Estimated Time Remaining differ from real cycle time?

The time displayed during a cycle is an estimate of the time it will take to complete the load. This Estimated Time Remaining is based on the size and type of load, cycle selection, option selection, household water temperature and pressure, and unbalanced load detection.

Are excessive suds present, or did you receive a "SUD" Error code?

Use only HE High-Efficiency detergent. Using non-HE detergent or more than the manufacturer's recommended amount can cause excessive suds. The excess suds can cause the washer to run at a reduced spin speed, resulting in very wet loads. The washer will also add extra rinses to try to reduce the amount of suds in the machine, which can add time to the cycle. 

Flipping the detergent world on its cap.

Just flip it, squeeze it, and start your laundry cycle. With this easy squeeze, you get the right amount and the clean you want every time. 

Shop Swash® HE Ultra-Concentrated Liquid Laundry Detergent.

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Are you using a heated cycle or a Sanitize wash cycle?

If the wash cycle selected heats the water, such as the Sanitize cycle or the Steam option, the washer's heater will be turned on. The heating time depends on the incoming water temperatures, load size, and type, which can extend the time on the display. Run the hot water in the nearest sink for 30 seconds before starting the machine to ensure that incoming water temperatures are hotter. 

Did your load get out of balance?

If you wash one bulky item, the load can sometimes become out of balance. Your washer will try to re-balance itself if it does get out of balance. This may take additional time. Add a few other items (like towels) to counterbalance your bulky item.



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