How to Reset a Maytag MAH8700AWW Washer

The Maytag Neptune MAH8700AWW washer has an energy-efficient auto-fill sensor that fills each load with a precise amount of water for that particular cycle. A power surge or other malfunction may make it necessary to reset the washer, which is simple to do.

  1. Turn off and unplug the washer. Wait 30 seconds.

  2. Reconnect it and press the "Power" button. This resets the unit.

  3. Continue regular use of the washer. If resetting does not resolve your issue, you may need to call a professional.

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