A great load capacity & 5 yr warranty
I'm one of those people. Research, research research. I won't talk about the other brands in the short-list but the best brands were only offering 4 and 5 yr warranty and the sales guy were using the warranty as the best selling point. Problem is you are paying 1000 plus more for it. We wanted large bowl capacity - tick, its one of the largest, large door opening for easy access- tick so a king sized doona would fit, easy controls-tick, good looking design - tick I like the smoked glass and it has an internal light, but most importantly warra...nty. It comes with a 2 yr warranty but for the rest of 2020 you can extend for a further 3 yrs free factory F&P warranty. Every sales person I spoke too didn't know about the free extended warranty available. My budget was 1600 so got it for a fraction more, tick just in my sweet spot. BTW Its the only F&P washing machine to be eligible for the extended warranty. We had the F&P top loader (the highly rated version) and I must say clothes are cleaner. As with most front loaders filling with water is a little noisy but the rest of the cycle is whisper quiet. We have had it for a month and very impressed. Highly recommended
fit heaps in in which we wanted
washes the clothes really well
had it a few weeks now
very user friendly controls compared to the similar high end Bosch which was difficult to operate
well made machine
all the functions including auto dosing work very well. no more adding detergent every time
This machine was not for me....
We have only owned front loaders and this by far tops the line for being the most harsh on our garments and manchester. It definitely washes and with that comes pilling in saying that I believe it would be a great commercial machine for heavy items. Auto-dosing is not very effective even after altering the pre set to the highest option.
On the upside this machine has very quick cycles and if you dont have alot of delicates/gentle machine washables this machine maybe for you.
Have contacted Fisher and Paykel spoken with a lovely lady named Maureen who has been knowledgeable and professional. Will keep posting updates
Purchased in February 2019.
Questions & Answers
I’ve had Meile Bosch and LG all their flagship models which have failed me at up to $4599 for a front loader.
Am now looking at cheaper options such as this F&P.
When it washes is there a pump that circulates water to the top of the drum?
What is the auto dosing like? Can you adjust the amount of detergent etc?
I'm not sure about pump..you can check in data sheet or speak o sales person as I dont watch the cycle. What I can say is clothes are very clean. Autodose - doesn't work. Tried different brands of liquids, tried increasing dosage through menu. Tried cleaning tray. But not really bothered I just put liquid into manual section and happy. Ive had machine for 4 months. That's my only complaint. For the price with 5 yr factory warranty great value.
HI just checking information that is mentioned from customer review that for 2020 you can extend warranty further 3years (5year warranty) for free?
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