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billyo 01-29-2012 06:07 PM

Washing machines
 
Bought a samsung washing machine when cycle changes pipes bang anyone know what causes this?

jeff1 01-29-2012 06:42 PM

Hi,

Fill valves close rather quickly on newer style units and when they do the water stops flowing fast and make a back wash of sorts which makes the pipes bang. -Sometimes- a new fill valve works better and sometimes the plumbing must be adjusted.

http://www.factsfacts.com/MyHomeRepair/PipeNoises.htm
http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/plumbing/how-to-fix-pipes5.htm

jeff.


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