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Maytag SAV washer leaking all over floor

Repairman came out and said replace the washer - leaking from main bearing/seal. Costs as much to fix than buy a new one with a warranty. Contacted Maytag said they can't help because beyond warranty period and that they don't know of any quality issues with this model.
Any recommendations? (besides don't buy another Maytag!)

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Re: Maytag SAV washer leaking all over floor

I have the exact same washer with the exact same problem. I have a home warranty that covers appliances so when they sent out the Sears technician, he took a list of parts and replaced about 9 things for a grand total of $450. If I didn't have a home warranty that only charged me $55 to do it, I would have just bought another non-Maytag washer.

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