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LG WM2233HW washer plumbing rattle.

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I just got an LG WM2233HW washer and every time it fills with it's little spurts of water, it causes the galvanized plumbing in my house to rattle. I have a 1951 house with unknown aged plumbing, is there something I can or need to do about this? I'm concerned that I may develop a leak over time.
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  • jitime544 Apr 02, 2009

    Terrible hammering in my wallw !

  • askmelate507 Apr 23, 2009

    I have the same problem and did the water hammer on my cold water. The Home Depot expansion valve does't work.

    Next step is to drain all the lines and make sure they have no air in them.

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I AGREE WITH RICKZILLA. WHAT YOU NEED IS A BABY EXPANSION TANK. YOU CAN ALSO INSTALL A TEE WITH A LONG NIPPLE AND CAP ( POINTED UPWARDS ). WHEN THE WATER SLAMS SHUT IT COMPRESSES THE AIR POCKET IN THE LONG NIPPLE JUST LIKE IT WOULD IN THE EXPANSION TANK. THE TANK IS A BETTER OPTION BUT THE LONG NIPPLE WILL WORK IN TIGHT AREAS.

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Hello Justin,
What you are hearing is what they refer to as "Water Hammer'.. and aside from the noise.. it probably won't do much damage however home improvement stores such as Home Deot and Lowes sell add on devices that are installed onto your supply lines to absorb the shock when water is cycled on and off... You'll need to tell them exactly what size pipe you have and ( depending on how familiar you are with plumbing) you may want to hire a plumber to install.. They may have a water hammer add on that fits onto the screw on water lines.. Hope this helps..

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