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Trying to decide whether to buy a ge or maytag washing machine (top load ) looking for longer durability
I notive alot of transmissions go out in the maytag, is that also the case with ge models and others as well ?

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I always check Consumers Reports ( see http://www.consumerreports.org/ )
Your local library should have a subscription to it.

An alternative is to use Google and search for words like:
ge "washing machine" "top loader" complaints
or
maytag "washing machine" "top loader" complaints

If you don't see relevant web sites coming up,
try replacing the word --> complaints with --> problems .
Also, try adding the word --> transmission to search for issues specifically with transmissions.

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The larger capacity maytag with the larger gears in the transmission can break. the standard transmission on some of the ge are bad, the coupling breaks in the kenmore and whirlpool if you overload.
I still like maytag the best and I have been in the appliance business 19+ years

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