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Offline haroldsappliance

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New opinion of the whirlpool vmw
« on: June 26, 2018, 05:37:31 AM »

I'm starting to have a new opinion of the whirlpool vmw piece of junk after putting my hands on the new Speed Queen washer. I've always said that the VMW wouldn't make a good boat anchor if it was crushed up and had a hook on the end of it. After having a run-in with the new 2018 Speed Queen I'm thinking that VMW might not be so bad after all. I had a brand new Speed Queen out of the box last week that did not work. POS

Offline johnb300m

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Re: New opinion of the whirlpool vmw
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2018, 01:14:15 PM »
Interesting.
Care to elaborate?
What was broken?

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Re: New opinion of the whirlpool vmw
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2018, 01:26:51 PM »
This particular washer out of the box would not pump the water out. I didn't go any further as my only job was to hook it up but I decided to go ahead and test it for the customer. Go on YouTube and you'll see quite a few unhealthy reviews on this washer compared to the 2017 model which I thought was a pretty good washer.

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Re: New opinion of the whirlpool vmw
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2018, 08:42:23 PM »
I thought they had only changed the agitation design.  Seems like the new one doesn't really agitate, the whole tub shakes back and forth.  I used to recommend them, not anymore until they fix it. 

i do have a customer with a full sized front loading stacked speed queen set, bought last year.  They seem to really like it. seemed to be very well made.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2018, 08:42:56 PM by schleven »
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Re: New opinion of the whirlpool vmw
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 06:32:21 PM »
I recommend the front load but no longer the top load. Although customers in the area (waited too long to buy  and they didn't know had been changed) and they seem to be happy with them. There is one cycle I think the regular eco wash they don't like as they don't get enough water to clean.