Do they make a decent top load washer that isn't so noisy?

Old 03-16-15, 03:13 PM
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Do they make a decent top load washer that isn't so noisy?

I need to get a new washer and we want to get a top load. We bought one a few months ago but sent it back after a few days because it was so noisy. The repair guy even made a trip out to the house to look at it before we returned it to make sure it wasn't defective. He said that the was the noise that a new top load makes now. He wasn't happen about it either but said that was the way it was. This was a name brand washer, a brand that I have been buying for years and was alway dependable.

I don't want to spend 800 or more on a washer really but I would like one that isn't noisier that the 20 yr. old one I have now.

So my question is does anyone have any suggestions?
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I have a Whirlpool and have been happy with it but I have no idea what you consider loud.
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I also don't care about a bunch of bells and whistles. Just more stuff to break
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I replaced a 20 year old Maytag front loading boat anchor with a Maytag top loader. The only reason I went back to Maytag is the Sears store near us had it on their sidewalk at 50%. A lady had bought it and didn't like it because it didn't have a tall agitator. She was old fashioned and didn't think the subdued agitator would work well.
Been using it for 3 years, now, and no problems. It is quiet during normal operation. It gets a little testy when it goes into turbo on final spin, but that is only for a minute or so. Cleans well.
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Although appliance quality is no longer what it once was.... my first choice has always Whirlpool washers and dryers.
Old 03-17-15, 03:28 AM
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Depends on how much you want to spend. LG and Samsung are very quite but are around1000$. GE not to loud but would not put one in my house. Whirlpool & Maytag both made by Whrilpool are nosiey but most bugs have been worked out. Thank EPA for these new washers. Been on many service calls for nosiey Whrilpools and that is the way they are.
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I replaced my old Amana washer and dryer [no complaints] with a GE which I'm not too crazy about although most of the complaints are probably more the fault of the gov't The washer is a water saver but even though it's the same size it won't wash as big of a load The energy saver feature basically means it stops and rests every so often The timer on the dryer sticks occasionally so we don't completely trust it

If I had it to do over I would have shopped a little longer, maybe bought an LG.

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