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Vibration and noise
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Post# 46282   10/4/2004 at 16:31 (7,130 days old) by hairybigmanuk ()        

Hi Guys remember me, I am back after a long time away. Hope every one is well, What I want to know is what is or has been thee worst automatic T L washer that you have used that creates terible noise and vibration.




Post# 46284 , Reply# 1   10/4/2004 at 16:35 (7,130 days old) by jasonl (Cookeville, TN)        

I think GE's can be pretty bad for vibrations and noise.

Kenmores are pretty well balanced as well as maytag. I think Frigidaires don't do so well on wooden floors either.


Post# 46300 , Reply# 2   10/4/2004 at 21:09 (7,130 days old) by Gyrafoam (Wytheville, VA)        

The GE's of the 60's, up to the change-over to the new suspension system. (As well as the Perforated tub Hotpoints). And they did not even have to be out of balance to be noisy! In the spin they would set up this cyclic vibration, (some sort of whirl mode). Noisy man, noisy! -Steve

Post# 46344 , Reply# 3   10/5/2004 at 17:45 (7,129 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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We had an early WCI built Gibson when we first bought our house,that sounded like it was coming up the stairs when agitating,sounded even worse in spin.

Post# 46346 , Reply# 4   10/5/2004 at 18:03 (7,129 days old) by jasonl (Cookeville, TN)        
Gibson

What did it sound like? My aunt had a Franklin made Wizard that was very noisy.

Post# 46380 , Reply# 5   10/6/2004 at 04:32 (7,129 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Constantly rattling,and banging,with anything over a half load.It would go off balance very easy too,might have had bad tub springs.I know I started looking for a Maytag shortly afterwards.


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