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Maytag Performa I have a Maytag Performa. It is leaking water. I have replaced the drain hose, which I thought was the problem, but the water seems to be coming from underneath. I have also experienced alot of shakig and "walking" of the machine when it is doing a load. It tends to act as if it is not balanced even though the load is light or medium weight and the clothes are evenly distributed. Can anyone tell me, is this washer able to be saved? Should I buy a new one?

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Re: Maytag Performa

This is the lesser-expensive model of the Maytag lines, and rumor is that another company contracted to build them cheaply. Also, I read in the consumer-review opinions that this model shakes and walks a lot. Even with new motor mounts. To answer your questions: - Yes, it could most likely be saved. If you give a repair tech enough money, they can perform miracles. - Should you buy a new one? Yes, you should. Even if you repair this one now, it will break down again in six months. And again after that. And so on. I'm sorry to tell you this, but it was just built that way...

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