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Load banging when water temperature is being set

I bought my washing machine on Aug 11, 2007. When the water temperature is being set, with short bursts of water, we hear 10 loud bangs up through the pipes to the kitchen above. Then the machine is quiet and runs fine. We have had the Sears guy and the LG guy come and they can do nothing. They say it has to do with the energy saver feature. But no one mentions it when then review the machine. Should I return our machine and try a different model or is there something that can be done.

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Re: Load banging when water temperature is being set

Water solenoids / the switches that let the water into the machine are electrically controlled, so its either on or off, nothing in between so if your water pressure is set high then the recoil effect of the switch turning off suddenly can cause the pipe to make a banging noise try turning down the water pressure on the house supply to the machine (the tap on the wall) or secure the pipe to the wall tighter so it doesn't flex as much if the machine normally works fine then its not the machines fault hope i have helped, if so rate me please

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