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The control panel on my stackable washer and dryer got fried during a power surge. While the stackable is 8 years old, it still looks new and runs fine normally and has not been over used. The tech estimate is $250-300 but he says I should buy a new machine since my machine is older. With new stackables going at over $1000.00, and my rental property located out of state in Florida, I am thinking a fix is better. What do you think? Fix or buy new?

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At 8 years old I think you got your money's worth out of it. (no offence) but if this is for a rental property and you are not close to repair any issues that may come up you have to ask yourself is it worth repairing a item that has and avg 10 years or less life span at 1/3 its cost to buy a new one. If you are not happy with the price of the newer units buy one from the loaner section of a home store or a scratch and dent unit then get the extended service contract with the money you save and you wont have to deal with this issue for 5yrs or more and should one come up you can have some one else deal with it.

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SOURCE: Can you move a stackable washer and dryer with it laying down.

It should be fine. Just make sure that any water that comes out doesn't get in the electrical parts of the units. Good luck. Any questions feel free to ask. Please rate me so I know if I helped you. Thanks.

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