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Author Topic: My search for washing machine bliss - will a top loading LG work for me?  (Read 7683 times)

Offline Jack.Bauer

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Re: My search for washing machine bliss - will a top loading LG work for me?
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2013, 10:47:13 PM »

It was a tough (and stressful to an extent) decision...

My decision was pretty much at the time based on a local appliance parts place that told me Maytag was starting to discontinue parts... 

And again to me it was a gamble - invest some money and a lot of time to fix it myself (or pay someone a lot of money to repair), and then something else goes.  And I really could not have another leak event.

In the end, $900 for the washer + 5 year warranty was worth it to me for my perception of the lower risk of leaking due to the next thing failing.  (Versus $100 parts & tools (guess), plus hours of my time, with the likelihood that something else would go bad in the next couple of years)

I don't know if there is any "right" answer here to be honest.  (Although had I known about washing machine drip pans I MIGHT have gone a different way)

So I have my new LG, and it does clean very well actually.  It is not light on water usage either - which was one of my big concerns, so many HE washers use so little water.

I have water pressure problems, which complicate things - but am working to get those fixed.
« Last Edit: August 10, 2013, 10:51:20 PM by Jack.Bauer »

Offline scottesh

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I suggest speed Queen. They are tanks.

Offline gregaguilar

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Man guys you are right, thos top load two belt Maytag washers are gold, they will out last any washer on the market and you can use any kind of soap you want.


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