Maytag® Bravos XL® HE Top Load Washer with PowerWash® System
Take on that end-of-week laundry pile with confidence. You can power through more dirty clothes in fewer loads with this high-efficiency Bravos XL® HE top load washer that boasts a 4.6 cu. ft. capacity. And you get the Best Cleaning in the Industry enabled by PowerWash® System, plus an allergen removal cycle that helps eliminate 95 percent of common household allergens. You get all that and still use 76 percent less water and 78 percent less energy in this ENERGY STAR® qualified model. Now go enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Best Cleaning In The Industry Enabled By The PowerWash® System2
This washer delivers the Best Cleaning in the Industry, enabled by the PowerWash® system. The PowerWash® system uses our unique PowerSpray technology, optimal dispensers and the PowerWash® cycle to help power out even the toughest stains.
Using a combination of extra cleaning action and a thorough rinse, this cycle powers out tough stains and delivers the best cleaning in the industry. This model includes a built-in water heater, increasing wash temperatures to ensure better soil and stain removal.
Water and detergent are sprayed directly onto clothes early in the cycle for enhanced cleaning. This unique technology delivers enhanced cleaning performance by ensuring that detergent is evenly distributed throughout the load.
Optimal dispensers inject detergent and other additives at the correct time. This provides significantly better cleaning performance.
Cold Wash Cycle
This washer helps power out tough stains using cold water and extra cleaning action. This means you get energy savings with the gentleness of cold water.
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.
Maytag® Commercial Technology on Bravos XL®
Bravos XL® washers bring long-lasting, commercial-grade components into your home. Corrosion resistant springs and a newly designed wash impeller increase durability for less wear and tear from small items like coins, buckles or buttons.
A washer cycle that has been proven to eliminate 95 percent of common allergens, such as dust mites and pet dander, from fabrics.
Enhanced IntelliClean Impeller
CEE Tier III Qualified
Based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualified product listings--with Tier III being the most efficient. This model features advanced water & energy savings and may qualify for rebates from local utility companies.
Maytag brand's SmoothClose™ lid hinge design closes the washer lid slowly, helping with loading and unloading.
4.6 Cu. Ft. Capacity
Configuration and Overview
Cycle and Options
Style and Extras
- 45 1/8
- 27 1/2
Measure Your Space
Add 1" to each side for air circulation.
For top-loading units, add at least 20" for door clearance.
Add at least 6" to depth for door clearance, dryer vents and hookups.
Requirements for new washer and dryer install: level floor with no more than 1" slope, location supporting a dryer exhaust system and hot and cold water lines within 3' of washer hookups.
Entrance & Doorways:
Measure doorways, hallways and entry points that new laundry pair must pass through.
Choose Front-Load or Top-Load
- Great washer performance
- Uses less water than traditional top loaders
- Safe for delicate fabrics or bulky items
- Greater capacity than most top-load models
- Units can be arranged side-by-side or stacked atop each other
- Offer good value, range of sizes, feature and prices
- Units come in a range of capacities
- Can only be arranged side-by-side
Confirm that electrical output is sufficient for the location of your new washer and dryer. You will need:
- A grounded electrical outlet within 4' of the rear of both machines (no extension cord or adapter).
- A separately designated 30 amp circuit
Set water heater to 120°F for washer.
Your home should have:
- A CST internationally approved gas supply line
- A shut-off valve
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Is Your Dryer Connection Gas or Electric?
There are two dryer types — gas and electric. Similar models look and perform the same, but differ in how they’re set up. Your decision between the two depends on where you will connect your new dryer:
- Gas: needs an approved gas line with shut-off valve
- Electric: needs a three-prong outlet with 30 amp circuit
High-Efficiency: save water, energy and the environment with High-Efficiency washers.
Water Level & Balance Sensors: innovative features for less maintenance and worry.
Wrinkle Reduction Options: convenient options that help keep wrinkles out of clothes.
Moisture-sensing Cycles: moisture-sensing technology monitors dryness levels for efficient drying.
Choose Your Accessories
Pedestals: Create an area for storage and raise the front-load washer and dryer for more convenient loading and unloading.
Cleaners: Keep your new washer fresh by removing residue and odor left behind by water and detergent using Affresh™ Washer Cleaner.
Pick a Color and Finish
Most models available in: black, white and stainless steel.
Washer Maintenance Guide
Because all clothes washers have the potential to accumulate some amount of mildew, bacteria and odor after a period of use, we recommend that you perform the following simple routine maintenance:
- Always follow the instructions in the use and care guide for your washing machine.
- Always leave the washer door or lid open between uses to help dry out the washer and prevent the buildup of odor-causing residue.
- Promptly remove laundry after the wash cycle has completed to avoid odor and rusting of metal objects on garments. Wet fabric left in a closed space is particularly conducive to the development of odor.
- Use only the amount of detergent recommended on the detergent container. If your washer is a high-efficiency machine, use only HE detergent, not regular detergent.
- Choose the warmest wash water temperature that is safe for the fabrics you are washing. Use of warm or hot water washers sometimes (not exclusively cold water washes) does a better job of controlling the rate at which soils and detergent accumulate.
- Regularly clean your washing machine. If specific cleaning instructions are not included in your use and care guide, it is a good practice to run an empty cycle (without laundry) once a month using hot water and liquid chlorine bleach or a commercially available washing machine cleaner, such as Affresh™ Washer Cleaner.
There are a number of factors that can contribute to the development of mildew, bacteria and odors in washing machines, including the following:
- Not all of the water immediately evaporates after a load is complete.
- Washing machines generally are kept in somewhat closed and damp environments, such as laundry rooms and basements.
- The laundry that is put into washing machines has a wide variety of organic materials.
- Modern high-efficiency washing machines use less water and are more tightly sealed when the door or lid is closed.
- Modern high-efficiency washing machines are designed for use with specially formulated, low-sudsing high-efficiency ("HE") detergent. Regular detergent may cause excessive suds in high-efficiency machines, and excessive suds can leave a soap film that is conducive to the development of mildew, bacteria and odor.
- Over time, laundry habits have changed, including the use of less bleach, more fabric softener and more frequent cold water washes. These habits may increase the rate at which detergent and soil residue builds up inside the washer, which in turn may result in undesirable odor.
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