Subject: Re: Which appliance brands give the best warranty service?
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Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 12:50:11 GMT
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"larrymoencurly" wrote in message
> I'm going to buy a chest freezer and would like to know which
> appliance brands provide the best warranty service.
> I'm not interested in which brands are the most reliable because
> almost all freezers are actually made by just two companies, Woods and
> Frigidaire, unless made in China, regardless of what brand name is
> listed on the appliance. I prefer a brand that uses Woods because of
> their ten-year sealed system warranty.
> I'm worried about quality of service because I've read things like
> Maytag not requiring sealed systems to be pumped down to a vacuum
> when something like the compressor is changed, just flushed with
> Freon, which can't be good for service life. I'd like to know if any
> other companies have similar lax standards so I can avoid them.
It's always better to avoid problems than to fix them. So rather than fret
over who has the best waranty, buy the brand that is the most reliable so
you won't ahve to worry about getting it fixed.
The 2004 Consumer Reports annual buying guide just hit the newsstands and
they report reader experiences for reliability of various type of
appliances.Usually, many thousands of readers rate them so the scores are