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Old 01-28-2012, 03:38 PM   #1
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We have a Kenmore washer (model 110.24862300), installed 12/01/2003 and a matching dryer that we got a couple of years later. When the kids were still living at home, we gave these appliances a hard workout, and now that it's just the two us and the dog, we still give it a good workout. So we purchased the extended warranty for $170 for 5 years, and we have kept that current. Sears wants to know if we want to re-up, and included in the warranty is free replacement with no upper limit on $ if they ever cannot fix it. It sounds good, but it makes me wonder... is there anything that could go wrong that they wouldn't be able to fix it (either the washer or the dryer)? I know they would be pretty motivated to fix them, so just what would it take to make it unfixable?

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One that old should be replaced not repaired. Unless it's a simple as a belt replacement.
There's not that many parts to even fail on a dryer and most are simple fixes.

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That's the catch 22 on all contracts. it will never be 'we can't fix it'. just an endless stream of service calls.. in the fine print on all[?] contracts they'll void it if it's rusted out or parts are nla..you'd have to see what they'll do [Sears] in that case-prorate remainder of money or buyout or replace unit n/c??..also Sears usually gives all contract work to AE [google reviews]...That's a good set-old betsy's-but if it's never been serviced; washer is due for maybe-coupler, tub pads, lid sw.. dryer-electric or gas?-belt/roller kit-gas=valve coils..if any of those parts have been replaced on dryer, you're good for again how long they lasted the first time...how much for how long are they talking about?.. read the current aliteration of contract they're offering...p/s-now's not a good time to buy a new top load washer or get one for nothing-lot of bugs being worked out-all new platforms.
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Thanks, guys. Pretty much what I was expecting.
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