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Offline lowhook

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New front load washer opinions?
« on: October 09, 2012, 09:24:38 PM »
I'm guessing whirlpool, but hearing lg is really good as well?  What would you buy, maybe steam washer? Just some opinions from the repair masters! 
Thanks Lonnie ::)

Offline niobrara

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2012, 10:27:23 PM »
All have good and bad points, I like LG's bearings better. No steam.

Offline scrapiron

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2012, 08:20:08 PM »
Whirlpool used to make Sears Kenmore front load washers. They "fired" Whirlpool & now have LG make all their front loaders. (HERE'S YER SIGN)  For what it's worth, I like the LG's better.

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 10:39:57 PM »
Whirlpool keeps me busy so I vote for them. ;)

Let us know what you end up purchasing and how you like it.
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Offline Wedgeman55

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2012, 09:44:02 PM »
I vote for whirlpool,  I fix alot of them and easier to get parts than LG.
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Offline wildimaginations

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2012, 06:54:06 AM »
LG is what I prefer since I work on them. 
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Offline Bailey

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2012, 09:16:24 AM »
I sure do like the removeable lower panel on the whirlpool front loaders. I have to go put a pump on an Lg this morning. I'll have to remove the top, the console, the boot spring, the front panel----- Oh well.

Offline wildimaginations

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2012, 11:23:04 AM »
Ehhhh!!!!  It's only a few more screws and a couple of extra panels.  Makes the job look more difficult and you can justify the higher cost to repair the unit. 
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Offline Bailey

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Re: New front load washer opinions?
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2012, 09:52:35 AM »
I'm spoiled by my cordless screwdriver.

 

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