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What does a 5 year guarantee cover

I have a repairman coming to fix the drum bearing during the week. However if he cant fix it, or reports that he can't fix it, I have to buy a new machine. I understand its not an easy job so he could just say that it wasnt repairable. Couldn't he? And why should I have to get a new machine if it's still under the 5 year guarantee?

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SOURCE: Hotpoint WMA32 drum problem

ngfam1 here for you!
I am happy to be of assistance!

This machine in three years ago in the UK cost 280 pounds
You probably can buy it today for half the money from then!

I suggest a new one and not that model which had a lot of problems! Speed Queen has the best warranty.And does 8 loads a week for 25 years.
They start at about $549 in the States!
Not sure if they sell it in the UK????

Here is a good service that I recommend to my customers,
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Thank You
Bless you,ngfam1

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