Do not buy Teka , if it brakes you re stuck with it
My drier stops every 10 min saying the water tank is full even if it is not. There are no technicians that Teka directed me or others I looked for that could come even to have a look. Teka s technicians do not service my area and my area is not even remote.You can t pay anyone to come have a look at this brand. I would have never bought this if I knew I could not have it fixed .A 5 year old machine that looks like new and has been used sporadically shouldn t play up like this.Avoid this brand as you ll never get someone to fix it.Show details
Broke down within less than a year, Teka is trying to avoid warranty
Dryer worked okay for a while (even though cloths often needed a second run to get dry, and the secondary filter is inconvenient to access & fills up too quickly, we still felt it was functional overall).
However, within less than a year, it broke down - the electronic started issuing false alerts & won't start. Ever since, Teka has been procrastinating & evading communication. Took weeks to schedule the first technician, only to hear he doesn't have the parts, can't commit to when they'll be ordered, but maybe ask again in 2 weeks. After 2 w... Read moreeeks of zero updates, we called - only to hear, through a strangely broke line, that they'll only respond if we provide a "job number" that we don't have. Tried forwarding a complaint through the shop but they seem to be ignoring that too. Their site contacts look wrong & evasive, offering more support for 'residentia group' than to individuals who want to talk to a human.
So far so good.. pleased with the purchase
Bought this dryer pretty much based off the reviews here, never heard of the brand before. Overall very impressed so far, no issues with the dryer in 1.5yrs since purchase. Needs careful programming for dry clothes and it appears the cycles aren't quite long enough but its not a big deal.
Only issue I had was the manual that came with the dryer was clearly outdated, infact I contacted customer support who sent a newer version of this manual by email, yet they continue to ship the old manual as evidenced by other reviews on here prior to mine
Genuinely well worth it so far.
Poor support from Residentia
We bought this dryer in January 2019. 3 years later it has stopped spinning. Contacted Residentia for support and they refuse to do anything as it's out of the 3 years warranty. Despite their being a 5 year warranty on it. I would expect a dryer of this type to last 7 years at least.
It requires running every load on the longest cycle to get anything dry. Sheets etc need to be re-arranged after the first cycle and run again.Show details
Good dryer - poor after-sale support
We purchased the Teka dryer two years ago to replace an LG heat-pump dryer. The Teka performs MUCH better than the LG, with clothes dry after one cycle. We are off-grid, so energy efficiency is important, but more important is that the dryer actually get clothes dry. The Teka certainly does that well.
The one thing I would change is the lint filter system. We change the two filters after each cycle, but still some lint leaks through to the cooling fins over time. It is not too difficult to clean the fins with a brush, but the filters shou... Read moreld do better. We would NOT buy this unit again. Update 10 Oct 2022: The dryer has failed and we are unable, as yet, to get warranty service. The dryer performed well until it failed. A good product with poor after-sale support is not a very good product after all. Residentia did come through in the end, providing a refund for a product purchased two years ago and still in warranty. Kudos for that, but if I had been out of warranty, I would've been out of luck. I will be purchasing a F&P product this time. More expensive, but with service I can count on.
Short lifespan is poor for the price
I was reasonably happy with this but the lifespan on it isn't good enough for the price. I think the bearings are gone on mine after 3.5 years use so it makes a loud squealing noise on and off through the cycles. Cost of appliance repairs seems to be so high I will probably have to buy a new one. It only had a 2 yr warranty when I bought it unfortunately. I wouldn't buy the same brand again because of disappointing lifespan on the parts and I had to run most loads through two cycles to get them dry when it did work. It also regularly turns itself off saying things are dry when they're clearly wet. I empty the lint trays every cycle so that's not the cause.Show details
Teka Whitgoods Awesome!
Teka is fast becoming our chosen whitegoods brand for our home. Not only is the look sleek and fresh, but the brand is dependable. This is important for our home and my family.
Excellent low energy clothes drier
The Teka air pump drier is super efficient. The lint filters need to be cleaned after every load to maintain this high level of performance. My only qualm is that clothes do not completely dry and still feel slightly damp, even on extra dry mode.Show details
5 years in and still working like a dream
This TEKA dryer was our first heat pump (replacing an older Condenser dryer) and it was our first TEKA appliance- we've since purchased a lot of their other products (Washing Machine, Coffee Machine, Oven and Cooktop). We purchased it from Masters around 5 years ago now and we are still so happy with our purchase. From a value perspective, it was hard to go past sitting at half the price of the other leading brands. Providing you keep the lint filter (in door) and the base filter clean, its really effective at drying our large loads of clothing... Read more and we'd use it almost every day (sometimes many loads in a day) as a family of 4. It's worth reading the manual and playing around with the different programs and intensity levels (there's a lot of options!) as we've found they do work very differently depending on load size and clothing type, etc.
Stopped working in less than five years. Excellent after-sales support.
This is an amended review to account for the after-sales support I have received. I will leave my original one-star review at the bottom.
After-sales support is excellent. Both the person I emailed and the person on the phone (Sarah and Jessica respectively) were knowledgeable about the dryer, gave suggestions of what was broken, and were happy to send me the service manual and parts schematic.
Sarah also offered to send me the part that she suspected was broken gratis. This arrived two days later, and was the solution needed to get my dryer going again.
Residentia group provided excellent support for my dryer even though it was out of warranty.
My original surly review below.... Read more The dryer stopped working in less that five years. The dryer does not start instantly when the buttons are pressed, it just beeps multiple times. If I unplug it for a long time it will occasionally work. Sometimes if I press several of the front panel buttons it will start, but this has no pattern to it. Whitegoods should last longer than five years.
With a large family it is hard to keep up with all the washing and drying! Our Teka heat pump dryer is amazing and we are very happy with it! It is cheap to run and does an amazing job at drying when our washing line is just full and of course during the wet weather! Our machine runs several times a week and does not skip a beat!
Great for the Family and Wallet
I use my TEKA heat pump dryer multiple times a day. It has a great energy rating and performs amazingly. It has various settings for me to choose from and a great display showing me how long there is to go on the cycle. I would highly recommend.Show details
Easy to use. I haven't had any problems with any types of clothing. Surprised at how good the quality is for the price. I would definitely this brand again AShow details
Was a bit worried as we were looking at the bosch series 8, but could not justify the extra cost and this one does the job just fine. Have used it a few times now and its perfect. Will see how it stands up over a few years. But this is one of the few with a 3+2 year warranty.Show details
Still going strong
We got the Midea branded version of this. We've had it for 3 years now and haven't had any problems.
The condenser works well. It does not create any humidity.
Just have to remember to clear the secondary lint filter in the bottom hatch every once in a while.
And put the dryer onto high intensity setting so it dries completely.
Been a really solid purchase. No regrets.
Questions & Answers
Hi my Teka dryer won’t dry it just keeps bringing up the anti-crease symbol and literally doesn’t turn in.
Hi, Looking for a parts list for TEKA dryer model THPD70. Specifically looking for replacement door latch/catch (cast metal part) that has shattered into pieces. If possible email to owen.thornton at gmail.com . Thanks.
Get an answer from our members and Teka representatives
- The Teka THPD70 Heat Pump Dryer has a 7kg capacity and 16 different drying programs, letting you select the optimal cycle that takes care of your clothing.
- It has an Auto Sensing system that protects your laundry from shrinkage and over-drying by stopping the cycle once it detects that clothes are dry.
- A spacious 375mm drum opening ensures easy loading and unloading.
- The dryer has an anti-crease function that lets your clothes come out wrinkle-free and ready to use and wear.
- It has a 6-star energy rating, so it’s a relatively inexpensive unit to run, and will help you save on your next power bill.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that the Teka THPD70 was a cheap dryer to run, saying that it was cost-effective and didn’t hike up their power bills significantly.
- They also noted that it was effective at drying large loads of laundry in a short time. This was helped by the auto-sensing technology that stopped the cycle when needed.
|Category||Heat Pump Clothes Dryers|
|Energy Rating||6 star(s)|
|Features||Auto-Sensing, Child-Safety Lock, Delicates Setting, Lint Filter, Reverse Tumbling and Stackable|
|Dimensions||845 x 622 x 595 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White|
- GTIN13: 9349260000995
- MPN: TEK-THPD70 and THPD70
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