Noisey when filling with water, goes clunk clunk,
Washing should be quiet but you can hear it in another room.
Rinsing is the worst because it becomes unbalanced over and over and over, no matter how many times even if you put spin level down.
Spinning is a scream fest. It is so load, it screams. I have contacted the company and the store. First I wrote it all in chat and suddenly I was disconnected. two more calls, could not hear first one so went put th ephone on speaker phone and she was gone. then rang store, no you must rang the company, finally got onto company and they will send a man out but you might have to pay.
Purchased in April 2021 at Domayne NSW, Kotara.
I have had this machine for 3 months, replacing a 5kg on that was a work horse. This one is so noisy, you can hear it in other rooms in the house. It makes a clunk noise when it starts to fill with water and often becomes unbalanced.
Purchased in April 2021 at Domayne NSW for $795.00.
Two months old and already not working...
Purchased new machine Nov 2019 and already stopped. All lights flashing. Key lock keeps beeping (even when power off). Cannot set to any programme. All settings flash like a machine possessed! Have to wait a week for service person to visit. (Customer Service took over an hour to answer even after 7pm). Not impressed that machine couldn't even last two months!
Purchased in November 2019.
Disappointing and frustrating
Bought in 2016, very unreliable, stopped working in year 2 and again after moving in year 3. My old fisher & paykel was fine even after moving twice over 10 years.
Purchased in June 2016 for $650.00.
What a impressive looking machine
This Fisher and Paykel washer really earns its title washsmart machine ..with one step easy to follow preset options with a push of a button your ready to go. Washes are great bringing your clothes out fresh as a daisy
Purchased in July 2018.
Washing results looks as good as new
Multi coloured wash, easy function set. Just turn the dial to set your required wash. You can even set it as your favourite. Add your detergent, close lid and off you go. Set cycle about 45 min. You can even set the spin speed. Washes clothes better than any other washer that I have had. My wash is now bright and white. This is my favourite by far.
Purchased in January 2019 at The Good Guys for $899.00.
Did not last long 3 years only
Stopped working after 3 years. Washing only with cold water but hot or warm water does not work. Over priced significantly. Would not recommend to buy it . Very hard to operate
Purchased in April 2017 at Forty Winks VIC, Hoppers Crossing for $1,100.00.
Bought a fisher and paykel 7kg top load washer for around $750, from Harvey Norman. Only used it around 50 washs over 2 years. Now will not spin, out of balance. Whatever you do, it won't spin. It's on level ground, levelled. Even with nothing in the machine, still out of balance. Will never buy a fisher and paykel appliance again, which is disappointing as I had my last one for 12 years, that's why I bought one again. DO NOT BUY FISHER AND PAYKEL TOP LOAD WASHERS.
Lint galore and is shredding my towels
I bought this top loader after having a few front loader issues, and if I could send it back I would. I really dislike this washing machine. It has shredded my towels, no matter what cycle and the lint issue on clothes is ridiculous. Not a fan and am considering getting in touch with Fisher and Paykel, failing that selling it and cutting my losses.
Purchased in April 2018.
Disappointed - LINT LINT LINT
Works fine except for the lint. TERRIBLE!! Why didn't they put a lint filter on it????
Unfortunately my parents bought the same machine and have had the same problem.
I have had to get the machine pulled apart FOUR times now to remove large chunks of lint which had blocked the pipe that drains the water out of the machine.
If I didn't have an obliging relative who was able and willing to do this for free them I would have had to cough up at least $200 if not more for some technician to do the same. So far this would have cost me $800!!
Also, it is not nice to wash your clothes and have lint all over everything.
No other problems with the machine.
Would NEVER recommend this to anyone.
Great for my little family
Great for washing blankets and child's bedding great for my daughter who gets dressed eight times a day great for any growing family I love that it's so easy to use and I haven't had to rip a sock or two out from going in the pipes great work guys love it
Quick and thorough
Some washing machines are rediculously difficult to operate especially digital ones but this one is straight forward and has wash times that don’t go for too long if you choose. I have the 7kg size which is ok for 1 queen doona maximum. Next time I’d prob opt for a bit larger but it spins and washes very well overall.
We bought one of these second-hand and are so happy with it. The machine washes my husbands clothes extremely well (not easy being a tradie). It’s water consumption is quite high though so don’t expect it to be savings there. It also takes a while even on a quick wash. Overall a great machine to wash clothes thoroughly.
I'm so disappointed with this machine...
When the machine initially fills up with water there are several loud bangs from within the machine and the drum jolts to the side - the probably of this machine lasting a long time is very, very low. This has happened since I purchased the machine. Customer Service Reps at Fisher and Paykel have been lovely but their suggestions over a six-month period for the reason for the noise has been laughable and an insult to my intelligence. The Manager of Customer Service at Fisher and Paykel doesn't tell the truth and makes false promises - very u...nprofessional. I haven't had a problem with lint as the other users have complained about, but then again I don't have clothes/animals that would produce a lot of lint. I've heard this model and others in the series have this problem too. Fisher and Paykel say it is how the machine works, I say it is a design flaw and note that most of these machines are now discontinued.
- WashSmart WA7060G2 (7kg)
Great washing machine - cleans well- exactly what I was looking for
I use this washing machine several times a week and overall, I have been happy with it. I was everything from clothes, to woollens and delicates to heavy duty clothes.
It is big enough to handle my blankets etc.
it washes delicates well - although the spin cycle leaves them a little wet, this is to be expected.
I find the functions easy to understand and operate.
I wish you could program a favourite cycle as it defaults to warm wash and I usually wash cold, but this is my only improvement.
The cycle times are reasonable. My last F&P quick cycle was a little faster, but I can't complain with 40ish mins.
Very happy! I hope it lasts as long as my last F&P
Questions & Answers
My washsmart will not spin what can I do. Load was unbalanced but I righted it then removed load wet. Machine refuses to spin. Help
What does washer advance do
Now that's a technical question, Ken. Haven't tried that function as I basically wanted a machine that was going to wash, rinse & spin off the clothes without too many hassles (ie not getting out of balance, etc) without me having to check on it every 5 minutes. I'd imagine that by pressing the 'washer advance' button it would shorten the length of the cycle, but that's a guess.
Next time the machine is being used, why don't you press the 'washer advance' button to see what happens?
That's how I find out what some of the functions are.
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|Category||Top Loading Washing Machines|
|Household Size||2-3 people|
|Features||Auto Balancing, Auto Dispense and Door/Lid Lock (Child-proof)|
|Energy Rating||2 star(s)|
|Water Rating||3.5 star(s)|
|Drum Material||Stainless Steel|
|Dimensions||1075 x 600 x 600 mm|
|Max Spin Speed||1,000 rpm|
|Number of Spin Speeds||3|
|Number of Wash Cycles||6|
|Open Lid Height||1,380 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White|
- MPN: 36502456
- GTIN13: 9415112932315
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