Review by fairlybalanced
December, 22 2011
Pros: Stainless Steel Tub
Variety of wash cycles
Variable water levels
Cons: none - has been a fine washer until now.
Review by milwmom
October, 21 2009
Pros: Quiet machine, simple controls
Cons: Lasted only 4 years without a repair, limited tub space
Review by ejscarfo
July, 09 2009
Pros: Stainless Steel tub, large capacity, fairly quiet
Cons: Didn't last as long as it should of.
Review by amana_is_trash
January, 11 2008
Pros: Nothing positive can be said about ALW480DAW.
Cons: Uncommonly poor design of the bearing/seal/hub assembly
Review by kidzmom
November, 07 2007
Pros: Capacity, that's why I bought it.
Cons: Noisy. Out of service too early for my money.
Review by takabear
November, 06 2007
Pros: Stainless tub, simple to operate, inexpensive
Cons: Cheap, now broken after 3 years
Review by hallhouse
July, 12 2007
Pros: large capacity
Cons: noisy, eventually crashed and burned
Review by r_hollywood_98
July, 10 2007
Pros: Bought a new AMANA washer February 2006. Warranty out and it leaks!
Cons: My advice is NEVER buy anything AMANA. Try GE or Whirlpool .
Review by lcamp4
February, 12 2007
Pros: Stainless steel tub is nice & washer has a lot of cycles
Cons: Not built to last. VERY expensive to have repaired.
Review by whh15116
January, 05 2006
Pros: Large stainless steel inner tub
Cons: Very Noisy
Review by seacruz
January, 03 2006
Cons: low quality product
Review by trailhound
May, 09 2005
Pros: Lots of wash cycles. Big stainless steel tub. No maintenance problems.
Cons: A little noisy. Maybe could wring a little better.
Review by pursestringz
March, 28 2005
Pros: Stainless Steel Drum
Cons: Doesn't last!
Review by justiceann
March, 24 2005
Pros: Large steel drum
Cons: Noise, poor motor, money spent to wash elsewhere.
Review by jamkids58
March, 05 2005
Pros: Large Capacity
Cons: Durability & Maytag/Amana customer service dept is the worst
Review by cjramirez
February, 28 2005
Pros: Very quiet, inexpensive at $450 and loaded with features.
Cons: The washer has broken way too early and not worth fixing
Review by bonitaprodoehl
October, 27 2004
Pros: big capacity
Cons: Non-durable, disposable washer ( quote from repairman)
Review by cincysteve
October, 26 2004
Review by hclinton
October, 18 2004
Pros: I liked the stainless steel tub and large capacity of this washer initially.
Cons: A washer must last more than 4 years without expensive repairs. Total disaster
Review by diandra128
September, 17 2004
Pros: Nice large basket and opening.
Cons: Broken at less than 3 years old.
Review by tayman1
June, 18 2004
Pros: Worked for 30 months.
Cons: Low quality construction and reliability. Not worth the hassle to replace every 3 years.