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Post# 212077   5/24/2007 at 21:20 (4,322 days old) by bryan71 ()        

I posted earlier this week about purchasing a Maytag washer and obtained it today. Not much cleanup work to be done besides the lint filter and agitator shaft from the filter not being cleaned. I have included the model and serial numbers in this post. Was wondering if someone out there could give me the age of this machine? Is this a good machine, etc.?

Model # A482
Serial #240586 (TN)

Thanks in advance for the information.


Post# 213370 , Reply# 1   5/31/2007 at 11:59 (4,316 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Just thought I'd bump this back to the top since this should be a simple question for somebody out there to answer for you, Bryan.

Post# 213375 , Reply# 2   5/31/2007 at 12:39 (4,316 days old) by bryan71 ()        
Thanks...

I appreciate it...I am really enjoying my new machine...hope someone out there can answer my questions. Again thanks!!

Post# 213376 , Reply# 3   5/31/2007 at 12:44 (4,316 days old) by gadgetgary (Bristol,CT)        
Bryan

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Any pics?

Post# 213377 , Reply# 4   5/31/2007 at 13:13 (4,316 days old) by wiskybill (Canton, Ohio)        

Looks like July 1987. Almost time to bake a cake!

From the serial # (TN)

T = 1987
N = July


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Post# 213390 , Reply# 5   5/31/2007 at 15:10 (4,315 days old) by bryan71 ()        
WOW....

Thanks wiskybill for the information...20 years old and it runs smoothly for the most part. The only thing I have noticed is a 1-2 second squeal when it starts agitation or when the lid is raised and closed during washing or rinsing but after that nothing. I absolutely love this machine and its gentle wash action compared to my one year old Whirlpool Gold DD machine. Again thanks...Gadget Gary..I will work on pics sometime soon.

Post# 213405 , Reply# 6   5/31/2007 at 16:47 (4,315 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Bryan, so this is one of the "newer" style with brown control panel and timer knob on the right?

Post# 213788 , Reply# 7   6/2/2007 at 15:04 (4,313 days old) by bryan71 ()        
RP2813

Yes it is...4 water levels and three temps..all push button style and the 3 basic cycles...Regular, Perm. Press with Knits on the 4 minute mark and Delicate. I believe this is a one speed machine....the Delicate cycle is "pulse"..agitate then soak, etc.




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