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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2008, 05:04:33 PM »
Excellent review and I also think the video is great.  O0

Thanks,
« Last Edit: January 12, 2008, 06:00:38 PM by AJ »
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2008, 08:04:03 PM »
Maypo, I'm sure AJ would have pointed out that there's a new product called Affresh tablets that get behind that mold and gunk which has hidden itself behind your boot and spinner. Other treatments in the past, such as bleach, vinegar and even the Washer Magic products have not dealt efficiently with this problem. I'm not touting the product to sell you anything, I'm just an impressed technician who wants to pass this along to you. I'm sure AJ or one of his many parts sources can hook you up. I've had my Neptune MAH5500 now for 6 years and use the stuff religiously.

Good luck!
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2008, 10:29:40 PM »
Affresh Washer Cleaner for Front Load Washers (he), TJ120
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2008, 09:42:18 PM »
powder dishwasher detergent works good on the stinky LGs

i never noticed you mention cleaning the lint filter? if you havn't been that could be where the odor is comming from, its prolly got some old gunked up debris in there by now
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2008, 08:52:03 AM »
I have had to replace a few door bellows on these washer after people tried washing things they should not have, like truck floor mats.

maypo52 hows your LG washer and dryer doing?
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2008, 09:07:12 AM »
Hello All,

Basically they're doing fine. The only issue is with the washer and the gunk buildup. Even though we use the HE detergent and less then the recommended amount, it still gets the gunk build which I think is the cause of the slight problem I have occasionally.

Every once in a while during a wash cycle the suds builds up so much that it leaks out of the vent hole on the back of the washer.


About once a month or so, I run a sanitary cycle with a cup of bleach, which cleans it out pretty good, at least as much as I can see. Once I run the sanitary cycle the suds problem goes away until the gunk builds up again.

And no, I haven't tried Affresh yet :embarassed:. I also read somewhere that there is another product called "Whirl Out" that supposed to be good. Has anyone tried this?

Regards,

Mark
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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2008, 07:42:46 PM »
Foaming from a vent or soap box is always caused by a detergent build-up in the machine. You are probably oversoaping....... It is worth finding out the water hardness for your area and adjusting the dose accordingly. Soft water needs little powder, harder water more - bear in mind that the doseage on the box includes the manufacturers intent to sell you soap powder!

A monthly cleaning cycle is an excellent idea - in the UK we recommend using a biological whites powder (do you have such a thing over the pond?) and the hottest cycle available -90/95c over here. Removing and cleaning the soap drawer and box prior to the cycle is a good plan, as is clearing the drain filter afterwards.

We've finally got Affresh over here, btw - it does work.

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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2008, 07:28:21 PM »
Nice picture. Great for others to see. As others have said,its more of a detergent problem. Whirl out is a great product(LG recommends) Also found out theres a piece that is inside that below on top of unit, that there's a part to put in there to help with over flowwing. Careful when this happens a lot, Seen a lot of washers that the bearing in the back go out due to too much soap,without the warranty it can be expensive. I'll have to dig up if for the below part to show you what I mean.

   LG came a long way to improving there units. They change the thermistor to the back of unit for easy repair,hall sensor is updated to a new one, The older ones had a load sensor in front but they have removed it(Thank god)

Over all I love the LG washers and dryers. The amount of money saved for less water, less soap, and less electric is always good O0

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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2008, 10:48:01 PM »
We have had the WM2496HWM for over a year and it has performed well.  Last December, we had a water main break.  After the replace, we have had a blue scale in the hot water line that clogs faucets and inlet filters on appliances. 

Per the manual, I have been cleaning the inlet filters (removable red/hot and blue/cold mesh screens) about every two-three months.  Today, the red/hot one was stuck and when I tried to remove it, the plastic handle broke off.  Trying to remove damaged the filter and I'd like to replace them.

I've looked at several online parts dealers and haven't found them.  Only the complete inlet valve assembly.  Considering this is a user maintenance item, it seems that it should be easily replacable, if only I could find one.

I'm considering using an inline gasket filter on the other end of the inlet hoses.

Any ideas? 

Thanks,
Kevin.

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Re: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer and DLG9588WM Dryer Review
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2011, 05:54:19 PM »
Review update:

I thought I would post an update for my review of the LG Washer/Dryer.

After 4 years both washer and dryer are doing fine. :) No problems to report. I can honestly say they are both running as good today as they did when new 4 years ago.

The pair are used on a daily basis, probably 10 plus loads a week. I don't even have the problem of mold or gunk build up anymore. I attribute that to using the right detergent and using less then the recommended amount and also running at least one load of whites a week using about a half cup of bleach.

I hope I haven't jinxed myself and I hope they last a lot longer.

Regards,

Mark


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