I have owned a Maytag neptune for over 4 years now. The unbearable stench simply will not go away. After ton of calls to Maytag, that clean with chlorax/water is a bunch of junk. Also, when the washer rinses and spins it goes all over the room. The water never drains, and even just a tiny bit of any HE detergent suds it up and it stops. Never ever purchase a neptune.
I purchased a Maytag Front Loader washer Series 3000 over one year ago and now the bearings need replacement. I called a service guy and he quoted the repair to be $1,100 almost $400 dollars more of what I paid for the washer. Do not buy Maytag, bad quality and the company doesn't back up their products. I read the reviews online and the washer had excellent reviews. But let me tell you, the washer is not worth $200.