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I am in the market for a reliable washing machine. I looked at the Samsung and it appears that the company does not back up its product and it is expensive to repair. Is this true? Are there any repair guys out there that can recommend a front loader washing machine that is reliable and not too costly to repair and is energy efficient. What about whirlpool? What about the noise? I used consumer reports once on buying a refrigerator and it was the worst recommendation, I don't trust them anymore. Can you help me.

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It is my opinion after seeing 1000's of problems posted that Whirpool is the best choice, but stay away from front loaders, they have way to many problems no matter who makes them.

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  • pquin1 Jul 10, 2010

    can you give me some suggestions of top loaders made by whirlpool that are decent.

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    yadayada Jul 10, 2010

    how much money do u want to spend?

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    yadayada Jul 10, 2010

    what features do u want, best thing to do here is go look at what is avail.

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