Maytag MVWC425BW Owner's Manual | Page 9

Maytag Washers Owner's Manual - MVWC425BW.
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Wash Temp

Suggested Fabrics

8. Select wash temperature

Once you select a cycle, select the desire wash temperature  

by turning the Wash Temp knob to the desired setting.  
Always read and follow fabric care label instructions to avoid 

damage to your garments.

9. Select cycle options, if desired

If you would like to add an Extra Rinse and/or Fabric Softener 

option, turn the knob for that feature to ON.

10.  Press START/Pause/Unlock to  

begin wash cycle

Press the START/Pause/Unlock button to start the wash 

cycle. When the cycle has finished, the DONE indicator will 

light. Promptly remove garments after cycle has completed 

to avoid odor, reduce wrinkling, and rusting of metal hooks, 

zippers, and snaps.
Unlocking the lid to add garments

If you need to open the lid to add 1 or 2 missed garments: 
Press START/Pause/Unlock; the lid will unlock once the 

washer movement has stopped. This may take several 

minutes if the load was spinning at high speed. Then close lid 

and press START/Pause/Unlock again to restart the cycle.
If lid is left open for more than 10 minutes the water will pump 

out automatically. 

Warm water is added to assist in 

soil removal and to help dissolve 


Dark colors that  

bleed or fade 
Light soils

Some cold water is added to save 

energy. This will be cooler than 

your hot water heater setting.

Some cold water will be added, so 

this will be cooler than what your 

previous washer provided.

Warm water may be added to 

assist in soil removal and to help 

dissolve detergents.

Whites and pastels
Durable garments
Heavy soils

Bright colors 
Moderate to light soils

Colors that bleed  

or fade 
Light soils

Dark colors that  

bleed or fade 
Light soils

Tap Cold
This is the temperature from your 


7.  Select SOIL LEVEL

Once you select a cycle, select the desire soil level by turning 

the Soil Level knob to the desired setting.