Perfect Machine!QuickSmart WH9060J3 (9kg)
We have had this machine for a few years now and we love it. The range of functions is perfect and easy to understand and use. Towels always come out mega clean and fresh. I use the eco setting for everything. We use half as much detergent as we used to in our top loader. This is our first front loader so we did a lot of research and both sceptics, growing up on our respective mums whirlpool. I love using the top speed on the spin cycle as it halves the drying time. Heavy cycle is perfect for dirty, muddy items. Great clean for cat hair on blankets too. Drum clean function comes in handy after heavy use. Excellent results on my delicates as well (I always use wash bags for this).
I'm done. No more.QuickSmart Front Loader
Ok, so we bought this machine about 3 years ago. And I've persisted for that long as F&P used to be great.
However, unless you wash clothes at a minimum of 60 degrees C, the clothes end up smelling musty. And yes, we've cleaned it, cleaned the (useless) drain, wipe the whole thing clean and dry after EVERY wash and have used many different washing powders and liquid. Makes no difference.
But the thing that's broken me is that it is so sensitive to being out of balance. For a wash of regular clothes it's fine (apart from smelling musty). But pu
Purchased in .
Do Not PURCHASE a Front Loading Washing machine - Fisher & PaykelQuickSmart Front Loader
Firstly, wished I had read these reviews before purchasing my washing machine. Never have used / purchased a front loader, never again would I purchase one after using my Fisher & Paykel washer... I have had it for 4 months, when my laundry / kitchen flooded due to the rubber (bellow) at the door had torn!! My washing machine door was no longer sealed... Put a service call in, they arrived next day - great, but did not have the part to fix it in the van with them!! Now waiting for them to return... They could not find a more flimsy / thin... Read more/ soft rubber to put at the entrance of the washer if they tried, of course it is going to tear! Check the thickness of the rubber around the entrance of the door before purchasing any Fisher Paykel washer...
Purchased in at e&s for $1,000.
Reliable washing machineQuickSmart WH7560J3 (7.5kg)
I bought this machine specifically for its quick wash function which is only 30 minutes. Its a great time saver and washes well. Easy to use dial for selecting the program want. I especially like the drum clean function which washes the machine through as super hot cycle. Great value for money and simple to operate. Would definitely buy and fisher and paykel washing machine in the future, this one hasn't let me down yet.
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $750.
Very Happy With this machineQuickSmart WH8560J3 (8.5kg)
The washing machine has a lot of features to make your clothes clean and look great. The machine is not harsh on the clothes items provided you separate the clothes and choose the appropriate cycle. It has a 15minute and 30-minute option, and an everyday option which I use a lot for 1 hour, steam refresh for shirts, doona covers not a problem, the machine is so quiet on all spin dry cycles and no hopping around the laundry. I have had this machine for nearly 2 years and I'm very pleased, it was a good price.
Purchased in .
Total satisfaction.QuickSmart Front Loader
Fisher and PayPal have continued there quality workmanship with this model. I speak with experience having had one for fifteen years now and still working well. The controls are simple to understand and easy to apply. If you are a bit on the lazy side and throw all types of clothes in it will still handle it ok. The machine will do delicates without any damage to clothes. At the end of the wash the clothes are almost dry.
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Washing machine ReviewQuickSmart Front Loader
This machine handles every thing from dooner covers, blankets, work clothes, along with all wool jumpers, so there really is great versatility with this machine. The spinning cycle is absolutely fantastic and if required can be ran as many times as you like, which is great for blankets.
Purchased in for $999.
Great machine! Can’t live without!QuickSmart Front Loader
This is a great machine! Never had any issues! Washes my clothes really well! Plenty of features and controls easy to use. I use the 30 minute wash cycle and if want something cleaned super well I pick a longer setting.
Purchased in .
Not so quick nor smartQuickSmart WH7560J3 (7.5kg)
Got mine 4 years ago and wouldn’t recommend washing towels or bedsheets unsupervised. It will try to balance the weight by slowly spinning. Instead of stopping and provide an error code after a few tries like my previous F&P top loader does, it just rebalances until you manually stop it! Few times when I set the timer , it was still revaluing after a couple of hours!
The section for softener fills up with water or sometimes still left with 1/2 the softener after the wash.
Would change back to top loader once this one dies.
Purchased in .
Disappointing Washing Machine - lasted 5 yrsQuickSmart WH7560J1 (7.5kg)
we are a family of 3 , machine used 3 times a week
started off well for a couple of years, quiet and did the job
after 3 years started getting noiser
after 5 years , lights missing of display and not switching between wash and spin cycles.. you have to stop and restart spin and rinse cycle manually
would expect better than 5 years from a mid range machine
too expensive to repair, won't buy F and P again.
Purchased in at RetraVision for $800.
quiet and stableQuickSmart WH7560J3 (7.5kg)
reliable , I had a top load and current front load, both work well and quiet which was a sought for when i looked for a washing machine
another good feature i like is the front door it bigger than usual washing machine, easy to put in and take out clothes
i usually wash cotton made clothes, but it does have lots other options
Purchased in for $699.
Good machine but load times are based on the length of minutes on Mars!QuickSmart WH9060J3 (9kg)
Had the F&P WH9060J3 machine for about a month. Previously had a Samsung front-loader some years ago which was a POS and I swore I'd never have another front loader - the only reason I have the F&P front loader is that it was bought as a gift for me.
My clothes are usually only lightly soiled while my partner works in construction and his clothes are regularly heavily soiled. I am using quick, cotton, everyday, delicate and heavy load settings to wash our clothes, bedding, towels and other linen, and often setting water temp. to cold (except... Read more for my partner's clothes and tea-towels). So far it has performed well with a mix of differently soiled loads using all the load settings I mentioned (I am yet to use the drum clean feature), although on heavy load setting washing a blanket I noticed the stitching on the bias edging has come undone on one corner (but it is an old blanket and the stitching may have frayed anyway). I have to say all my washing is coming out cleaner than it ever did using my Simpson top loader and I am happy with the wash performance. Also, the spin cycle is so efficient my drying time has been cut in half which is great when using the dryer. My mum works for a large electrical retailer and advised that a lot of customer complaints about machine noise and balance issues arise from people not taking all the transit bolts out of the machine. I made sure to remove all the transit bolts before installing and my machine is extremely quiet (including the end of cycle notification - as I live in a house and my laundry is outside a louder notification would be great). The cycle times are extraordinarily long - even when I set a timer on my phone for the length of the load the timer usually finishes approximately 10 minutes before the load finishes. (I have good water pressure and I am using low suds washing liquids but no matter how little washing liquid I use the load times are still longer than the same amount of minutes on planet earth). Maybe the timer was designed for Mars minutes!
Purchased in at The Good Guys.
Noisy while working and failed after 5 yearsQuickSmart Front Loader
From the start this machine vibrated horrendously in use, just washing the family clothes. It used to travel across the floor. I had to brace the underfloor to cut down on the vibration. After 5 years, the main bearing gave up. The repair tech said it wasn't worth replacing the bearing as the machines are too hard to pull apart and by the time we had covered his labour costs, we'd have paid for a new machine. So we had to buy a new machine (Bosch this time)
Rusted out after two yearsQuickSmart WH7560J3 (7.5kg)
Extremely disappointed with this machine. It's only three years old and has serious rust and metal peeling issues on one side. Sitting beside a wall, we didn't notice until we were moving house and now we've been told it's outside the two year warranty. I would expect a washing machine to last more than two or three years. Feel like they should last ten! Especially at this price point. Very poor build quality.
Purchased in at The Good Guys.
A great machineQuickSmart WH9060J3 (9kg)
Being a mum of three, I do a daily wash usually a 30 minute quick wash we mainly wear cottons, nothing is ever clean with three young children. My husband works in earthmoving so most of his clothes get dirty at times. Any spills dirt and marks come out and never had any issues with clothes coming back out uncleaned. I do my all my bedding and sheets every weekend, I usually do them on the heavy load which takes around 1.5 hours and sometimes prepare it for the night before with the timer to ensure my washing is done by the time I wake up, make... Read mores life so much easier and am able to then start my day! I really love this feature, as well as the 30 minute quick wash and heavy function that I use when doing sheets and towels and the timer function, I haven't used the delicates or any other setting really as I haven't needed to. I usually do a drum clean every fortnight to keep the machine smelling fresh, this machine doesn't hold much water/gunk like my last one used to around the rubber seal which seems to be very well made.
Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $859.
Questions & Answers
Washing did stop with dirty water inside. 75 and error code, and drum clean light did start to flick . clean the drum . there were couple coins 4 screws. I wanted to start again. lLock light did still on an an top of it lock light come on. I put machine on the side and took out pump. there were 2 ,2$ coins. I ordered new pump and fitted in. put all together and lights still flashing and lock light is on. I made sure that drum is balance. with lock on it will not start. WHY ?
Why is the Drum clean light still on after I did a drum clean. Turned the machine on after the drum clean cycle and it was still on
I have bought a 2nd hand J3 model when I brought it home it doesn’t switch on at all it is a bit imbalanced due to floor I believe,can that be the reason or there is some other problem? Please share your views
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- The Fisher & Paykel QuickSmart Front Loader’s current washing machine model is the WH9060J3, which has a 9kg capacity.
- It has 9 wash cycles, including Quick, Delicate, and Heavy.
- The front loader has a 4.5-star water rating and a 4-star energy rating.
- Designed with better efficiency and quietness in mind, the machine has a smart motor that detects the load to ensure optimal fabric care.
- An intuitive control panel lets you easily choose the cycle you want, as well as wash boost options like Rinse+ and Pre Wash.
- This product has a 2-year parts and labour warranty and an 8-year parts only direct drive motor warranty.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers were happy with the wash performance of this machine, saying that their clothes and linens came out clean.
- They also appreciated how quiet the front loader was, and said that it didn’t disturb them while they were going about their day.
- According to reviewers, the spin cycle is also efficient, and helped cut the drying time of their clothes in half.
A point of pain:
- Some reviewers found that the washing machine wasn’t as durable as they expected it to be. These reviewers said that their washing machine lasted somewhere between 2 to 5 years before it started to leak, rust, or metal started peeling on the sides.
|Category||Front Loading Washing Machines||Front Loading Washing Machines||Front Loading Washing Machines||Front Loading Washing Machines|
|Capacity||9 kg||7.5 kg|
|Household Size||3-4 people||2-3 people|
|Features||Auto Balancing and Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof)||Auto Balancing|
|Energy Rating||4 star(s)||4 star(s)|
|Water Rating||4.5 star(s)||4.5 star(s)|
|Drum Material||Stainless Steel|
|Dimensions||850 x 600 x 645 mm||850 x 600 x 590 mm|
|Motor Type||Direct Drive (Inverter)||Direct Drive (Inverter)|
|Max Spin Speed||1,200 rpm||1,200 rpm|
|Number of Spin Speeds||3|
|Maximum Noise Level||55 db||55 db|
|Number of Wash Cycles||9||9|
|Country of Manufacture||China||China|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White||White|
|Replaced by||Fisher & Paykel QuickSmart WH7560J2 (7.5kg)||Fisher & Paykel QuickSmart WH7560J3 (7.5kg)|
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