End of the road for our Fisher Paykel DGGX1

workingmomx3July 9, 2013

I think tonight we heard our DGGX1's death rattle. We've been having it "stick" off and on (the lock disengages, but the drum hasn't rotated fully open). We have had to manually rotate the drum to open it. It did it again tonight. The second time it did it we heard a large bang and rattle and you can see that part of the drum is slid way down inside.

Given that we've had lint problems (I need to take it apart and clear the screen and sensors at least every 3-4 weeks), replaced the drum bearings, and the sensors work intermittently, I think we are done. We've had this dryer since January 2006.

I guess I will find out tomorrow or the next day if it is worth repairing.

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Persil at Walmart!
I was looking through the walmart flyer and I saw that...
andi2928
Do HE TL washer really Clean?
I have had a traditional Maytag TL washer for the last...
jungleexplorer
2015 washer/dryer
I just bought a new house and need a washer/dryer....
Jason Burroughs
The perfect appliance? (survey)
Hi everyone! Whether for kitchen, laundry appliances...
hainnovation
Do you put powder detergent in dispenser in front loader?
I finally finished the big bottle of liquid detergent...
marti8a
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™