Jump to content


Photo

Gatdamn Washing Machine Lost Its Mind


  • Please log in to reply
24 replies to this topic

#1 BrewerGeorge

BrewerGeorge

    His Royal Misinformed

  • Administrator
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 32349 posts
  • LocationIndianapolis

Posted Yesterday, 04:40 PM

I came home to a "surprise."

Apparently on Thursday night, the washer started doing shit on its own. The wife unplugged it. Now any time I give it power it starts a 'CANCEL' cycle and tries to pump an empty tub more empty. It will never stop and all controls are unresponsive.

This damn thing is just two years old and probably needs a control board.


FML

#2 DieselGopher

DieselGopher

    Executive Director of Whatnot and what not

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 11071 posts
  • Locationhanging around

Posted Yesterday, 04:46 PM

Dynamite.
  • 0

#3 miccullen

miccullen

    Cheap Blue Meanie

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 62841 posts
  • LocationSpokane, WA

Posted Yesterday, 04:47 PM

Dynamite.

blackpowder is cheaper and easier to obtain


  • 0

#4 weeperabr

weeperabr

    Worst Avatar Evah!

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7861 posts

Posted Yesterday, 04:48 PM

I hate GD digital controls on everything. What’s wrong with a good, old fashioned dial?
  • 1

#5 miccullen

miccullen

    Cheap Blue Meanie

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 62841 posts
  • LocationSpokane, WA

Posted Yesterday, 04:53 PM

I hate GD digital controls on everything. What’s wrong with a good, old fashioned dial?

I actually still have a dial operated front loader from the early 2000s, I replaced the tub gasket last year, but it's working great otherwise.


  • 1

#6 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 14800 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted Yesterday, 04:58 PM

I hate GD digital controls on everything. What’s wrong with a good, old fashioned dial?


Bought a new one this year with a dial and love it. I agree not everything needs to be digital.
  • 0

#7 Vagus

Vagus

    Just had an organism

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 39886 posts
  • LocationThere

Posted Yesterday, 05:01 PM

Dynamite.


Scholar and a gentleman
  • 0

#8 DuncanDad

DuncanDad

    Comptroller of Complaints and Unruly Clients

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15654 posts
  • LocationLaGrange, GA

Posted Yesterday, 05:08 PM

Samsung? LG?


  • 0

#9 BrewerGeorge

BrewerGeorge

    His Royal Misinformed

  • Administrator
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 32349 posts
  • LocationIndianapolis

Posted Yesterday, 05:46 PM

GE

#10 djinkc

djinkc

    Comptroller of Non-Defending Defenders of Inarticulate Twats

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 27752 posts
  • LocationKC - Kansas side

Posted Yesterday, 06:54 PM

I hate GD digital controls on everything. What’s wrong with a good, old fashioned dial?

 

Consumer level digital crap fails faster, has flashing stuff and you buy replacements sooner.  What's not to love if you make or sell them?


  • 0

#11 SnowMan

SnowMan

    Advanced Snowman

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7552 posts
  • LocationSunman, IN

Posted Yesterday, 07:09 PM

I hate that shit.

There is no technical reason we can't make a washer that lasts 20 years.
  • 0

#12 miccullen

miccullen

    Cheap Blue Meanie

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 62841 posts
  • LocationSpokane, WA

Posted Yesterday, 07:16 PM

I hate that shit.

There is no technical reason we can't make a washer that lasts 20 years.

gotta save 7 cents on that controller, 4 cents on the bearings


  • 0

#13 weeperabr

weeperabr

    Worst Avatar Evah!

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 7861 posts

Posted Yesterday, 07:22 PM

Consumer level digital crap fails faster, has flashing stuff and you buy replacements sooner. What's not to love if you make or sell them?

Yeah, I get it. I’ve understood since I learned that there has been no-run pantyhose technology since the 50s.


gotta save 7 cents on that controller, 4 cents on the bearings


Have we learned nothing from Chernobyl!???

Edited by weeperabr, Yesterday, 07:22 PM.

  • 0

#14 Augie91

Augie91

    Rocket

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 18943 posts
  • LocationIowa

Posted Yesterday, 07:39 PM

I hate GD digital controls on everything. What’s wrong with a good, old fashioned dial?

Amen.  Our top load "old school" washer is almost 25 years old.  We have replaced a pump, for around $250.  Last week we replaced some plastic agitator gears for $110.  There is no way I would even consider going with these thousand dollar front load washer/dryers.  Go to a used appliance store George and buy something that was made 20 years ago and save some $$$$.


Edited by Augie91, Yesterday, 07:40 PM.

  • 0

#15 porter

porter

    Comptroller of Affairs with Potatoes

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 10245 posts
  • LocationColorado Springs, CO

Posted Yesterday, 08:34 PM

I guess we got lucky with our digitally controlled washer/dryer set that we've had 10 years, no problems except a failed heating element on the dryer (I ordered the part and I came home and the wife had already fixed it).

I would be mega pissed if a two year old appliance crapped out like that. I don't know if we've been lucky or quality has gone down but it seems a lot of people are having this issue now.
  • 0

#16 miccullen

miccullen

    Cheap Blue Meanie

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 62841 posts
  • LocationSpokane, WA

Posted Yesterday, 08:39 PM

Amen.  Our top load "old school" washer is almost 25 years old.  We have replaced a pump, for around $250.  Last week we replaced some plastic agitator gears for $110.  There is no way I would even consider going with these thousand dollar front load washer/dryers.  Go to a used appliance store George and buy something that was made 20 years ago and save some $$$$.

??? that's one really expensive washer pump, last one I replaced was like $20


  • 0

#17 Dave

Dave

    Grammaraticus of Titty Money

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 29920 posts
  • LocationLugnar Island

Posted Today, 06:30 AM

I hate that shit.
There is no technical reason we can't make a washer that lasts 20 years.


But then they couldn't sell you a new one every 5 years
  • 0

#18 Hillbilly Deluxe

Hillbilly Deluxe

    Comptroller of MS Paint Diagrams

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 2343 posts
  • LocationMidwest

Posted Today, 08:54 AM

Did you get poop in the washer again?


  • 0

#19 Augie91

Augie91

    Rocket

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 18943 posts
  • LocationIowa

Posted Today, 10:53 AM

??? that's one really expensive washer pump, last one I replaced was like $20


oh the pump is around that price, I paid to have someone come out and install...they also replaced something to balance out the tub.
  • 0

#20 miccullen

miccullen

    Cheap Blue Meanie

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 62841 posts
  • LocationSpokane, WA

Posted Today, 01:53 PM

oh the pump is around that price, I paid to have someone come out and install...they also replaced something to balance out the tub.

ahh, can't afford that myself


  • 0


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users