Question about LG TROMM WM2688H 4.0 cu.ft. Front Loading SteamWasher

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LG Tromm Water filling

I have a new LG Tromm Steam washer and when I turn it on everything starts out OK but when it starts to fill with water it has several rapid on and offs that shut off so fast that my plumbing in my house sounds like the pipe are banging together very loud, I am a bit worried.

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  • rt031108 May 06, 2008

    same problem live in a condo, and boy sounds almost like a gunshot going off....worried about leaks...

  • jrgottdank Jul 06, 2008

    Pipes bang on initial filling of water to washer.

  • nikibabs Dec 25, 2008

    I just bought htis same washer and same thing. When I start the wash cycle,the banging fro the hot watr pipes is terribly loud. Just to make sure I used cold water only and no banging. I'm afraid something will break.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    My LG washer does the same thing- we got the two water hammer arresters which screw right onto washing machine pipes- it still bangs- any other suggestions or should we try a different arrester model?

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Water hammer valve at home depot fixes problem for like 20 bucks

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The on and off is normal while it's filling and calculating how large the load is. More then likely you have rather high water pressure and that's causing the "hammering". They do make "anti-hammer" devices you can install in the line to take up that pressure surge instead of making the pipes bang. Check with Lowe's or Home Depot.

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

  • mumdey Feb 22, 2011

    I had the same problem - fixed it by getting rid of my new LG washer

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