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Maytag Dependability Plus / Maytag Washer / no more maytag for me!

1 United States

Approximately 6 weeks ago I called Maytag Dependability Plus to schedule repairs to my Maytag front loader washer. I was told that they would have to locate an authorized repairman in my area. After approximately 10 days a repairman came to my home, checked washer & advised that the part would have to be ordered. After 4 weeks & numerous calls, the repairman called & said that the part was in, but could only pick up the appliance on Wednesdays only. My husband took a day off from work to be home on the appointed day. Day of appointment, secretary called & advised that there was a conflict & appliance could not be picked up until following Wednesday. My husband informed caller that he had taken a day off from work & that the appliance needed to be picked up as arranged. My husband asked that the serviceman call to discuss matter. Serviceman called & advised that the appliance could not be picked up until the next Wednesday. My husband told the serviceman where to stick the part & his company, in not so nice terms.

I called Maytag Dependability Plus to ask that the service order to Gorman Brothers be cancelled & another serviceman. Even after explaining the situation, I was advised that the order could not be cancelled. I then called Maytag directly, explained the situation and was advised to call A & E Referral Services. Upon calling the referral service, I was advised that without an authorization from Maytag Dependability Plus, I could not use my service contract. I again called Maytag Dependability Plus & was again told there was nothing they could do. I called Maytag manufacturers again & was advised to call Maytag Dependability Plus back & insist on speaking to a supervisor, which I did. The supervisor told me that he was sorry, but there was nothing he could do.

So the bottom line is, I pay to have my washer repaired or I just use the washer until it breaks down completely & then go out & buy a new one. Either way, you can bet that I will not purchase another Maytag appliance or a service contract from anyone, nor will I make a purchase from Gorman Brothers Appliance in Prairieville, LA

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