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Fisher & Paykel FabricSmart Top Loader

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IW812, WA80T65FW1 (8kg), WA70T60FW1 (7kg), etc...
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Christech

ChristechSydney, NSW

  • 3 reviews
  • 7 likes

Lint!!

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Great machine

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We bought ours back in 2006 and it's been great.
I love being able to just pop everything in and it sorts out the water level and the load.
We've just had the water tap solenoids replaced, but other than that, it's performed really well. I Agree with Kirsty about top loaders. Faster and more versatile than front loaders.
Large capacity, spins clothes almost dry, excellent service from LV martin

Karen

KarenSydney

Worst appliance purchase ever !!! ... I will never buy f&p again :(

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Fabricsmart washer

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The fisher and paykel fabricsmart washer is very easy to use once you have got the washer programed to the settings that suit your needs. This washer has a very flashy screen. I also like how you can check to see how long the wash has got left until it is finished. The other thing i really like about this washer that you can set the water level to auto sensing so you dont have to set the water level each time you do a wash. My only grumble is that the machine gets out of balance with one item or when i wash towels but other than that i really like this fabricsmart washer
The screen

Dee83

Dee83Victoria

  • 6 reviews
  • 7 likes

Won't wash in hot water

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linda d
linda d

Thanks for your advice as i am thinking of buying a new machine and i also like a hot wash for my husbands work clothes

Dee83
Dee83
Martin

MartinBrisbane

  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Excellent Washing Machine!!

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ChoiceFan

ChoiceFan

  • 27 reviews
  • 3 likes

Disappointing - leaks and leaves soap residue. Don't buy

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Hope the new one is alright

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I purchased my new F&P Fabricsmart 5 days ago from appliances online. They took old Betsy, a Hoover 920 and my trusted workhorse for 28 years. Unfortunately, the new machine only lasted 4 days due to an electronic problem. Appliances online have been great and they are delivering a replacement machine on Mon.
I really like the size
It stopped working

ember

emberPerth, WA

  • 19 reviews
  • 31 likes

DO NOT PURCHASE THIS MACHINE OR ANY OTHER FISHER AND PAYKEL MACHINE

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Stephanie Earl

Stephanie EarlChristchurch, New Zealand

Intuitive Eco - Short Life

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I have used F & P washing machines for more years than I care to remember. However, this Intuitive Eco has had the shortest life of them all - only 4 years and now off to washing machine heaven. The mother board has gone again (2nd time in 18 months). Not good F & P. Why can't you guys make longer lasting washing machines. Perhaps the more technology you have available the worse your machines become. Very disappointed.
The different cycles especially sports gear, time remaining and delay start
Poor quality machine especially with electronics.

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jennyr
jennyr

mine too, will not be buying another fisher paykel product

Demons27

Demons27Melbourne

  • 3 reviews

8kg Fisher & Paykel Fabric Smart Top Loading Washing Machine

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With our trusted Maytag washer "going to God", we hoped to replace with a reliable, modern unit. The F&P Fabric Smart machine is easy to operate, has plenty of useful program options and cleans the full range of soiled items. Highly recommended product. AppliancesOnline.com.au took the order and had the unit installed and operating within a day wow - great company and top service. Included free delivering and "burial" for old machine. :)
Ease of use, range of programs, capacity, cleaning power, quietness and value for money

Kirsty Palmer

Kirsty PalmerSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews
  • 6 likes

intuitive eco

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Have had this machine for over a year now and have had no problems at all. Beats front loaders anyday! Had a lg front loader before and it always died during a wash! Would never trade my top loader for a front loader ever again. Can not fault this machine at all.
loved the fact I can adjust the wash to whatever I like

disgust

disgustPfafftown

Frustrated with dryer

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Had Fisher Paykel dryer less than a year, multiple problems. After hours on the phone with FP dryer finally replaced, 3 years later clothes not completely drying! Washer only 4 years old and done! Will never recommend product and feel "robbed" waste of time and money! Will not repair washer currently displaying "power cut" restart in 10 minute-- will replace with another brand for sure!

Reeses Mum

Reeses MumAU

  • 6 reviews

Good once you get used to it

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This machine is great if you don't want to think and great if you want to set all the settings yourself. I love the different stain options. It would be better if it had a lint filter and if you could use sanitiser in it. You cannot wash anything fluffy with anythig you don't want linted up. The manual says don't use sanitiser aa it will corrode the machine.
Different stain settings
No lint filter

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sarah
sarah

How do we get the lint filter?

Faypa
Faypa

Ring Fisher and Paykel, they have a lint filter to suit most top loading wshing machines it costs $32 plus postage, unless you can get a retailer to order it for you.

Tia1

Tia1Mandurah, Western Australia

  • 4 reviews
  • 2 likes

Excellent Machine

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Always had Fisher & Paykel washers. Absolutely loved the Eco-Intuitive, (ease of use), wish they made that model again. It was actually my favourite of all the machines. Reluctantly sold it as moved overseas. Then I had the Aquasmart, (the one with a low agitator) a definite don't buy. It was rough on the clothes, didn't finish it's cycles as problems with the module. I now have the 8kg Fabricsmart. It's very much like the Eco-intuitive the same reliable features basically.
Reliable.

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Mel_Heard

Mel_HeardQ, 4509

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Good quality machine

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Chris393

Chris393SYDNEY

  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes

Fantastic!

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Couldn't be happier with this machine. We traded the abysmal Whirlpool Cabrio for the WA80T65FW1 and they're worlds apart. Quite, efficient and cleans superbly. Not a hint of powder or lint to be found at the end of a cycle and with the speed of the spin cycle clothes dry quickly. Yet to see if the automatic lint disposal system causes problems with blocked drains in the future but fingers crossed :)
Multitude of washing options, start time delays, super easy electronic controls, eco wash options, everything!
Auto lint disposal may cause headaches for sewerages suseptable to blockages

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Vic59
Vic59

Just bought one last week, & have used it 4 times.
Took the 5 year warranty.
It's great. Quiet, quick, & wahes just fine with cold water.
The "favourites" option is perfect.

Kez58
Kez58

I've had mine since November 2011 and it is fantastic - no lint, quick wash and spin so efficient that the clothes dry quickly even in winter, I have tried most of the different programs - there is one to suit any type of washing you need to do.

washerwoman92
washerwoman92

Has anyone used it with tank water?

Jen1580

Jen1580SYDNEY

Absolute rubbish. Will never buy a Fisher & Paykel product again.

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chell 15
chell 15

i am having same problems with mine , muck on clothes , says too many suds when on rinse, now wont fill . loud noises and just a heap of [censored word removed].. never will i purchase one again, going with samsung and the 10 year warranty .

Fiona38

Fiona38CANBERRA

BEST MACHINE EVER

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Me_Myself_and_I

Me_Myself_and_IAU

  • 17 reviews
  • 1 like

Excellent

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Questions & Answers

Lesley Staines

Lesley Stainesasked

FabricSmart IW812

Hello I have had my Fisher & Paykel iw812 machine 17 years has been absolutely brillant. Just recently water has been dripping from the water inlet valve inside the machine.
Do I need to organise a service person to attend and can this be fixed.

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Jerzy K.

Jerzy K.asked

FabricSmart IW812

Error code 105. Says its a comms error. How to reset codes?

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Dommo

Dommoasked

FabricSmart IW812

Had this washine machine for 8 years, getting message saying "POWER CUT" - restarting in 10 seconds. Any ideas on how to resolve this ?

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