What a waste of money
Spend over $2000.00 to buy something that only lasts 3 years, I know it is a throw away society nowadays but this is pretty ordinary. Now will have to spend hundreds on repair costs. Trying to get information from them is like asking for a kidney. Westinghouse you are a massive flop!!
Purchased in June 2017 at Harvey Norman for $2,200.00.
Always scratches cheap and nasty
I have had this new oven in my new home,its the worst oven ever,as far as cooking its great,but as far as the stainless steel,its crap,differently not made in Australia the steel just scratches,only have to touch it,and im fussy this top is going out to scrap,Australian stainless steel is better,importing crap from overseas has to stop its cheap and nasty,im not happy this cook top is all scratched in a my new home hate it I recommend you not to buy this crap made over seas even my sink has scratches,and I dont use abrasive pads I use soft clothes not impressed might just buy a Australia brand stove with Australian steel this oven was in my house when they built it this is a photo of my oven
Worst purchase ever
I purchased this oven May 2017, within a few months I had the front control panel resealed, then replaced and then the whole unit was replace in Jan 2019. Oven worked for approx 12 months and then started having the same problems with steam getting into the digital control panel at the front. Obviously a huge design fault. I received a call a couple of weeks ago to tell me it was going to be September before I would see the technician back with the parts to fix my oven. Every time you cook something in the oven that generates any steam as soon as you open the door the control panel goes haywire, turning the temperature up or down or cycling through the different settings.
Purchased in May 2017 at The Good Guys for $2,500.00.
- WFE946SA (Stainless Steel)
I hate this thing. It has clear design faults.
Open the oven door and the steam will shut the whole appliance down.
Hot plates shut off whenever they please.
The whole thing is so temperamental. It beeps incessantly.
Currently taking 2.5 hours to cook a meal that should take an hour or less.
Purchased in December 2017 at The Good Guys.
- WFE946SC (Stainless Steel)
So far we are happy
We just brought this product so far it’s good heats up fast heaps of oven space and a little storage cabinet underneath the oven tray has a little slider to make it easy to remove products without placing your hand in the hot oven.
It's good but their are small issues.
We have had this oven installed for 3 months now as part of our kitchen renovation.
-Huge oven (lot of space)
-Ceramic cook-top easy to clean
-Cook-top & oven cooks great
-Fairly quick to heat up
-Lot's of setting/modes
-Grill dish separated in two for easier cleaning
Purchased in December 2018 at Betta Home Living for $2,229.00.
- WFE946SB (Ceramic Glass)
This oven is dangerous. Do not use!
Ok, so we have had this oven for 2 yrs now. It is hopeless. The cook top cooks roasting hot on setting 3. An hour later it won't heat up on setting 9.. The oven turns itself on & of as it pleases. Many a roast dinner has been ruined because of this. Tonight the cook top turned itself on , by itself with no one around it, when there was no one in the kitchen. A used pan with oil, left over food, etc in it was on the cook top. The pot caught on fire... Thank god for smoke alarms. Ohh, & don't bother calling customer service about this oven. Last...year when I rang I was told in no uncertain terms by their wonderful customer service lady that "It's just a sensitive oven. You obviously don't know how to ue it. You have to learn how to use it the right way.." I'm not sorry for saying this Westinghouse, but this product, & your back up service is an absolute disgrace. It will kill someone one day. I will never again buy one of your products, & a lot have people have been told about your company... I am considering a class action against you company for this product seeing the other reviews out there. Don't answer this with a 'We are sorry to here this. Please contact blah blah blah with your complaint & we will address this with you." That is a crap answer. Message me directly & actually do something about it before your rubbish, dangerous product kills someone.
Purchased in August 2017.
I purchased my stove a month ago and decided to wait a little while before reviewing,I can’t say I’m overly impressed by this design, every time we are using the hot plates and also have the oven going, we have issues with the oven constantly turning off as we are leaning over it to cook on the stove. The front panel for the oven is that sensitive it shuts off if you lean against it when cooking on the cook top which to me is bad design! I can’t complain against anything else though as happy with the way the oven cooks and the stovetop. I have had more expensive stoves and this one is good value for the money. Just poor design features.
Purchased in May 2019 at Harvey Norman for $1,800.00.
Glass on cooktop cracked when cooking
Have had issues with the cooktop and not turning on all the time. Then worse the glass on the front element simply cracked when it was in use which was shocking to say the least. The crack then run to the back one as well. Not impressed with this model and not sure I would buy another Westinghouse cooker again.
Purchased in March 2016 at Harvey Norman.
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Cook top is TERRIBLE
Oven is great. Cook top drives us nuts! Once you get the element to the temperature you want it, you cannot reduce heat down or it stops working. We've had an electrian out twice at our own cost & he says there's nothing wrong with it. He's wrong! Grrrrrr
Purchased in August 2014 at Harvey Norman for $2,000.00.
- WFE946SB (Ceramic Glass)
it's made a chef out of me
We've had it 4 months and I am a happy camper. The cooktop controls are unfortunately slightly off centre which took a few weeks of cursing but since we figured that one out it's been a breeze. Everything seems to cook better. I think it keeps the temperature more consistent? I've had another recent comparable 900 electric oven, but this seems a standard deviation above it. The controls are as simple as they need to be and I think for someone as invested as I am in ovens (not!), it's quite intuitive. I'm pleasantly surprised how well it's perfo...rmed because after weeks of fruitless online research comparing models and really being no wiser for it, I took a punt and had expected there to be no material difference between a bottom rung made in china oven and this westinghouse/electrolux model. I hope it gives us many years of service.
- WFE946SA (Stainless Steel)
I would have loved an induction cooker this size but they were so over the top in price I went for the ceramic which I was used to in any case. If you're not to sloppy and clean regularly the top is easy to look after. I love the width of the oven as it maximises what's available and just looks so good with no knobs or buttons. Can be a little sensitive to touch and sometimes turns on/off too easily and often need a firm press on controls with dry fingers but otherwise thumbs up.
- WFE946SB (Ceramic Glass)
Terrible Oven. Nothing but trouble!
Well, I'm not sure where to start. The cook top is super sensitive. One bit of water on it & it shuts down. Wipe it over & it shuts down. Then it's permanently locked when turned on. Thankfully it unlocks. I've lost count of ruined dinners from it turning itself off.
The cook top is far better that the oven. The oven is shocking. Alarms go off for no reason. Open the door & it shuts down. Actually, it shuts itself off whenever it feels like it. Bye Bye Xmas lunch! Now it's shut itself down into SAFE mode that can apparently be reset by pressin...
When things go wrong you see how good a manufacturer is. Recently our 3 year old oven developed a problem and the efforts of their tech that came to fix it was nothing short of spectacular. His patience, perseverance and professionalism was something any employer would be very proud of. Up until the problem and since being repaired the product has been fantastic and a great buying experience. I highly recommend Westinghouse and will put them at the top of my list for future purchases.
Excellent oven that hasn't missed a beat.
We wanted an electric 90cm oven and hob in an all-in-one as our property doesn't have gas. Knowing that the brand was a good choice and reviews seem positive we took the plunge and opted for this one. It's been fantastic. Cooks evenly in the oven and has plenty of modes for selecting based upon your chosen meal. The oven has a "Fast Heat Up" option if you're in a hurry. The hob heats very quickly and has heaps of space for lots of pots and pans.
We've hosten heaps of dinners for 10+ people and this oven has never missed a beat.
One word of caution - its heavy!
❤️ my new oven
It's ability to cook the food efficiently and it doesn't dry anything out. ❤️ the fact that it is touch screen and the ease to clean it is amazing. it's so spacious so you can cook more than one or two meals at a time and it's cooked evenly. ❤️ the built in timer and pause buttons.
- WFE946SA (Stainless Steel)
Had trouble with 2 of these
We bought this in April 2016. The cook top is fine and operates as it should but the oven doesn't. When the door is opened while cooking the alarms go crazy and the display flickers on and off. Sometimes it shuts down totally and other times goes into SAFE mode. The function has to be reset each time. To my untrained eye it looks like the steam builds up in the oven and then when the door is opened it causes the display to go nuts. Electrolux replaced the first unit after 1.5 years of trying to repair it, with a new unit. Unfortunately the 2nd...unit is now doing exactly the same. I'm starting to feel that it is a waste of $2,500. Love the look of it and when it works it works really well. It bakes evenly also. Just need to be able to cook continuously without alarms and being frightened out of my wits.
Dream oven.....nightmare cooktop
Cook top is so bad that it stops cooking or burns things. It is so bad that I had it checked by a service man but it was not faulty. Grrr. I know a lot of people with ceramic tops that don't have my issues. Going to replace it I hate it that much.
Great looking and very easy to use and keep clean.
Very happy with functionality of oven. Easy to use. Love that the oven doors don't get hot - Great feature when children are in the kitchen. Love the look of it and the ease of cleaning the ceramic top. It also serves as another surface in my small kitchen when I'm preparing food. Would love it even better if it was an induction cooktop! As a bonus it even has a really useful storage area in the bottom!
This product is amazing, I can't fault anything so far.
It cooks my cakes and roasts perfectly.
The ceramic top can look a little smudgy and will need a ceramic cooktop cleaner that can be bought at local supermarket....it looks like new everytime once cleaned...
I would recommend to all family and friends
Questions & Answers
I have a Westinghouse wfe946sd in the house we just purchased. I don't know how old it is but it doesn't seem to have been used much. The problem is the touch sensors to choose temperature for each of the hotplates responds randomly. Sometimes it works first time, mostly it takes ages and some of the hotplates won't go on at all. One of your customer service people told me to turn the stove off at the mains which I did, several times. It is no better and I would like a remedy for this problem. Otherwise it is relatively unusable.
I had the same issue and then the hotplates stopped working completely. Had to get a new control board fitted, it is working well now. Mine was only 3 years old, got it fixed a couple of months ago. Relatively cheap to get repaired. (approx $300.00)
Thanks Paul. Are you in Australia?
If I turn mine on and click to turn on hot plate with ignition switch,mine all spark as well so crazy
The electric guy turned house power off for other work. Cooktop beep every few minutes and automatic turned off since back on power. What can I do now?
My oven works but the cooktop has stopped working. It doesn’t turn on or off. It’s just dead. It is only 3 years old
Did you purchase this item,or was it put in by the builder,mines under two year old,you need to contact Westinghouse,how long was your warranty check to see if you payed for a extended warranty on this item,or was it put in a new build could be a regulator that needs replacing get a service technician in to look at it mine had a faulty regulator but mine was leaking gas yours might be faulty as well hope this helps kathy
Thanks Kathy, but I forgot to mention that it’s electric oven and cook top
|Category||Freestanding Ovens||Freestanding Ovens||Freestanding Ovens|
|Type||Conventional (Conduction)||Conventional (Conduction)|
|Features||Child Safety Lock||Child Safety Lock|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel|
|Dimensions||906 x 895 x 600 mm||906 x 895 x 600 mm|
|Number of Burners/Zones||5||5|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Release date||Aug 2012|
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