If I could give it no stars I would
Worst dryer ever. DO NOT BUY. Like the sensors don’t work. Never drys first time. Have had service people here. Just got a replacement dryer. Having the exact same issues.
Please don’t waste your money!
I bought this machine (for a lot of money in my opinion) because I thought it would save time, money and the environment....I was wrong!
This is quite frankly the worst tumble dryer I have ever owned.
It will not dry my clothes no matter what I do. The sensors just don’t seem to operate properly. The machine stops drying when things are either wet or damp.
I now have to use the manual drying program but even this is useless due to the bottom filter issue.
The bottom filter doesn’t operate properly. It constantly needs cleaning when it’s not eve...
Purchased in January 2018 for $600.00.
A dryer that doesn't dry
The clothes are always left damp, even on "extra dry" setting. It often takes 2 or 3 attempts (2 hours or more each) to get the clothing dry. With sheets, forget it. I hang them over furniture with fans on. The lower filter is also a huge pain, always getting clogged and difficult to get in there to clean it.
Wish we'd bought a different dryer, such a waste of money.
Big mistake. Waste of money and time.
We were big dryer users with competitive swimmers and surfers and no clothes line. When our powers bills got out of control I looked towards a heat pump as supposedly more energy efficient. Frankly it is useless. Like other reviewers, it has never dried my clothes in one cycle which lasts for at least two hours. Things are still damp after running for 4 hours! I have read instructions and tried all different settings. One day it took me 3 cycles trying to dry sheets that I ended up hanging over the pool fence to dry. That was after 7 hours in ...the dryer! Half the time I need to rewash the clothes because they have a damp smell to them. The sensors are obviously useless. Only positive is no humidity but not really helpful when your clothes are not dry. I am going to retailer to return. Don't waste your money.
Decided to spend a bit of coin on a decent dryer that wouldn’t have the entire laundry condensed up. Supposedly good on power. I’m not sure if that is because it takes at least 2 hours to dry anything. Even on a quick setting it is rediculous. Thinks it knows when your clothes are dry but just stops when they’re still wet. Can’t seem to dry anything in under an hour. And that could just be 1 item that is damp.
Would never buy another. And will see if the shop will take it back.
6th sense not worth 2 cents
We purchased the dryer Aug 2016 and had trouble with it almost straight away. The sensor never really worked and the clothes were still wet, so we ended up using the manual function to dry the clothes. Also sometimes various warning messages came up so the service person came out and replaced something. Then a few months ago it kept making a knocking noise. (by the way the sensor still didn't work). It took them 3 weeks to look at it, so we didnt have a dryer for that time. They eventually determined that they could not fix it and offered a ful...l refund. Happy that they offered a full refund but I didn't trust the brand so I went and purchased a Fisher & Paykel. The reason I swapped brands was due to the time they took to fix it and during that time I was speaking to a overseas call centre. This was challenging due to their lack of authority to do anything as they were following set scripts. They would not give me the contact details for the person that makes the decisions or arrange for them to call me. With a new baby try living without a dryer for 3 weeks. I also had a heart attack moment when I couldn't find a receipt. The overseas call centre made it clear to me that unless I could find the receipt I would have to pay for all the repairs. Fortunately we found the receipt and held onto it like gold. And the Good Guys were also kind enough the offer to reprint the receipt for me but didn't need it in the end.
This condensed Dryer is Perfect for me!
I am very happy with this Condensed Dryer as I bought it on sale at The Good Guys with the five year gold warranty. It is very easy to use and now it saves me lots of time of ironing clothes as it comes out wrinkled free as I’m constantly washing clothes for school boys. The machine is very lightweight as I just put it on the laundry bench with the two of us lifting it in as I didn’t need to pay someone to install it as the hose goes inside the sink once the long tray is full. If you constantly empty the water tray and empty the lint every time...you use it it will be fine. I haven’t had a Dryer for 17 years until I desperately needed it as I’m unwell with osteoporosis and can’t do much lifting as it will be great with anyone with any kind of back injuries! I recommend everyone to try this condensed dryer as it does a great job and very quiet as I put the alarm on the machine once it finishes. Thanks, Shirley Marjanovic
Not worth the price.
Have had this dryer now for about 1 year - previously had a cheaper f & p one that done a great job.
One our previous one gave up - we went to good guys to purchase a new f&p and were convinced by the sales guy to purchase this one instead.
Big mistake! - it most often takes 2-3 restarts to get the clothes completely dry. It never gets the sensors for clothing and dryness correct. The settings it offers are useless as they do not function as advertised.
I really wish I had spent the extra amount and purchase a top end dryer - my frien...d has an AEG which is absolutely brilliant and far more energy efficient. Don’t waste your money on this whirlpool (which is now only exclusive to good guys therefore no pricing competition) - either get a cheaper one that just simply does the job or get a high end one that will last for ages and do a proper and efficient job.
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Upgraded and wish i did sooner
We had a normal dryer and as our family grew so did our drying needs which we upgraded to the condesor dryer by Whirlpool and not only do our clothes dry quicker but there is no moisture build up in the laundry room any more .. Love it and wish we upgraded sooner
Worry free equipment
Good product for drying clothes.less worry of drying clothes during winter.wrikle free when clothes come out from the dryer.takes reasonable space for a medium room.sometimes sensor does not get the right selection of clothes ,that is a bit noise when it is on.overall happy with the price. overall not bad.
Our old dryer was on it's way to the great dryer place in the sky, so it was time to purchase a new one. We first purchased a Heat Pump dryer, not a Whirlpool, and that was a disaster, it took 1/2 a day to dry a load of clothes. I returned that unit to the retailer, who told me that they had a lot of people unhappy with Heat Pump dryers, as they definitely took ages to do their job. I then purchased the Whirlpool dryer, what a great decision, no more moisture vented into the room, no more lint getting through the filter, and no more either dryi...ng the clothes for too long a time or too short a time, this unit does that for you. The 6th sense, checks the weight of the clothes put into the dryer and then once you have selected the type of clothing in the dryer, it works out a drying time, no more, and no less. Saves power, gives me water in the receptacle to pour onto the potted plants and gathers all of the lint from the clothes into an easily accessible lint filter. I would recommend this Brand to anyone, I also have a 10 year old Whirlpool front load washing machine, it too is a great machine.
Easy to use and no humidity
I love this machine. I purchased it when looking for a dryer for a cupboard space. No need for ventilation. It takes large loads and i ever do my bedding. No water on the walls like the old one. Easy to take out the water tank and put the water on my potplants. Its great!
Only down side is it isnt whisper quiet but not loud enough to worry about. I highly recommend for anyone with an internal laundry.
Questions & Answers
When switch power on display F6 I can't use it what can I do?
The sensor stops the dryer before the clothes are cupboard dry despite the selection of cupboard dry option. There is always a residual dampness despite settings chosen, filter cleanliness and whether there is water in the tank or not. How can we get our clothes dry?
I have the same problem biggest load of crap of a dryer I have ever bought. Sticking to Bosch next time around.
Absolutely crap dryer. I brought this 2016 I think. Never dries clothes properly constantly wants the bottom filter cleaned. What a pain so sick of it I eventually went out and brought a different dryer absolute heaven since. I got no response either from whirlpool when I complained. That stupid bottom filter was €25 to replace ! Will never buy whirlpool again in anything. This clearly was a design fault in an expensive dryer.
I absolutely agree. It is the worse dryer we have ever owned. Fortunately. we have moved and could incorporate a vented dryer. We now have a large Maytag vented dryer. Large drum means less tangled clothes. Yes, the power rating is far greater than the Whirlpool, but it dries properly in a tenth of the time (back of the envelope calculation....uses same or less electricity to dry a load). And we spend less time. The Whirlpool would be running for 3 to 4 hours to get through the day's washing and still would not be cupboard dry. Now the drying is done in 30-45 minutes.
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