Kenmore Elite 5.2 cu. ft. Front-Load Washer - Metallic Silver ENERGY STAR®Item# 02641073000 | Model# 41073
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Kenmore Elite 5.2 cu. ft. Front-Load Washer - Clean Living
Built for those with lots of laundry, the large capacity Kenmore Elite 5.2 cu. ft. front-load washer 4107 has 14 separate wash cycles. Never pre-treat stains again: there's a steam cycle built right into the washer, as well as a second rinse on the Kids Wear setting. The NSF-certified sanitize setting kills germs without harsh chemicals, eliminating 99.9% of bacteria. An automatic Smart Motion tumble feature prevents mildew and odors from gaining a foothold if you forget to remove a load. Keep your clothes looking, feeling and smelling their best with this Kenmore Elite front-load washer.
- With Smart Motion Technology, the Direct Drive Motor blends up to six different wash motions, providing customized care for each type of fabric so clothes get totally clean.
- SteamTreat virtually eliminates the need to pre-treat fabric while it tackles common tough, set-in messes with the deep cleaning power of steam.
- From work clothes to cloth diapers, NSF certified Sanitize Cycle raises temperatures to quickly kill 99.9% of certain bacteria without using harsh chemicals like bleach.
- Multiple wash cycles give your hardy work clothes, delicate linens, and stained fabrics the treatment they need to look their best.
- A huge interior delivers plenty of space for towels, blankets, comforters and more, to help you get more clean in fewer loads.
Added on March 08, 2013
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Most Helpful Reviews
There were no issues getting the washer and matching dryer into my laundry room. Set up was quick. I noticed a chemical smell in the washer, ran Tide cleaner through it and the smell is gone. It is so incredibly quiet and absolutely no vibration. I'm not sure about the noise problems others had, this one is whisper quiet.
Ive had this washer for about 3 months now and overall, its okay, but for $1600, it should be better than okay. Issue # 1 - its loud upon filling up. As one other reviewer mentioned, it sounds like someone is hitting the machine. Loud clunks you can hear three levels up! Issue # 2 - my wife has very thick hair, which gets EVERYWHERE, but Ive never had a problem with it in the washing machine until now. Every load I pull clumps of wet hair out of the washer, it doesnt drain with everything like the last machine I had. Issue # 3 - If you close the door after removing a finished load, the next time you use it, it will smell awful. Customer service recommended leaving the door open between washes to let it air out. Gee thanks, Einstein. Overall, it washes clothes, it has a large capacity and it hasnt flooded the laundry room, so in the grand scheme, maybe I am just being picky, but Ive never had these issues before with mid-grade washers, so I would have expected better performance from the higher end product. I did buy the matching dryer though, and thats been great!
. Huge washer; excellent results.. From Soccer , muddy pants, and muddy paws ~ I am thoroughly impressed, and very grateful to my salesmen.. they told me from the beginning I SHOULD HAVE DONE THIS A LONG TIME AGO.. so they were right :-) I am very grateful, and very happy with the results. I would buy again and recommend. Thank you Woodbridge, VA Team !!
I CANNOT say all I want to say about this washer/dryer bundle. I have been agitated about the agitators, twisted and confused about the fancy features of the new washers. This bundle is FANTASTIC !! i literally washed my clothes twice because I thought the i forgot to start it before my day started, but a few hours after going back, the clothes looked like i didn't even start the washer, so i added more clothes, ( thinking it was me) but it wasn't, My daughter told me that it stopped already because she heard the buzzard .. but it was fine. I like doing laundry now :-) And I got twice the laundry done , which was great !! I cannot be more happy with it. Thanks to my friends at the Woodbridge, VA store, Chris and Sharf.. They were so patient, and accommodating. Thanks again, and I would definitely buy this again, but I don't think I will need to for a very long time. Awesome machine, and I am very very happy with it.
I had been looking for a high efficiency washer for well over a year. I wanted to be able to wash king and queen size comforters as well my regular laundry. This washer is quiet and very versatile. You need to read your washer manual and try different settings and combinations. I am very pleased with this 5.2 cu. ft. Kenmore washer.
Out of the box this is a large unit. Be sure you have a 29"+ wide doorway and final location to handle it's size. But its size easily pays off in the quantity of clothes it can wash in one load. It washes almost twice as much as my old top load washer could handle. Some reviews have criticized the error codes that have popped up when washing too many towels. I have not had this problem. But then I load it reasonably, and I don't push it too far. The door is hinged on the left and cannot be changed. I have used/operated many washers, and I really like this one. It classy looking, easy to use/operate, and is energy efficient. I highly recommend this unit.
After months of trying to get this machine delivered by sears it finally came. The first problem is that the driver / installer said the washing machine pan I already had was too small of a pan large enough for a 27in washer. Why sears doesn't offer the right size pan is beyond my belief. So after shopping around various websites for washing machine pans I found one at **********. The Model #96 size 31x 33 1/2. You'll probably have to order, its not normally a stocked size. You'll have to make a hole for the drain spout if installing upstairs of a home. And when pulled off the truck WOW its way larger than I thought. Make sure go to the store and measure, it's a pretty **** big machine. As other people have commented this machine makes a loud banging noise as it calibrates a loud takes a while to get use to. Very annoying, Defiantly a negative. If purchasing you'll probably want to install in a basement of a home because of the noise. Theres a smaller version of this machine 4.0 cu thats probably the one you want. Its larger than you'll use on most instances. The dryer I have never filled up. Overall it washes Well, No complaints. Still getting use to the cycles. **** I haven't even read the directions. But its a washing machine. After all the research of machines, what Ive come to is theres no perfect machine. They all come off an assembly line and just pray get a good. I was infatuated with machine, big isn't better but its defiantly a good product but all will have something you'll complain about. Good Luck!!!!
The washer does an on/off slow fill that initially was causing "water hammer" with our pipes. We did not have it before with another brand. After thinking it was just the hoses hitting the wall I secured those and it still happened. After buying a $10 water hammer arrestor from ********** the problem was solved. I did read other reviews about banging noise. Why a $1500 washer doesn't come with this $10 part is beyond me.
I purchased this washing machine after being diligent and doing my homework. It had good ratings and only one negative review. Well here's it the 2nd negative review. After only 1 1/2 days I had to empty the drain due to water standing in the tub. I put my king comforter in it on Saturday morning ran errands and came home to a soaking wet comforter, 3 spin cycles later I could finally put it in the dryer. My previous Kenmore Elite was in great condition for being 10 years old, it only needed a new seal/bearings. But they quit selling those parts, the cost to fix should have been $30/$60, but now you have to buy the seal/bearings and tub for between $400/$500 that's if you do it yourself. over $1000 if you have Sears repair. Why, because they found a way to force you to buy a new machine. I was extremely excited and thought this will be energy efficient and cost less to run. Well tonight after returning home I was met with water on the floor of the laundry room, I only had 6 towels in the washer and it was flashing UA, uneven load then I drained 14 cups of water. Seriously, this is a $1700 machine and it has this many issues. I've owned it for 6 days and used it for 2 1/2. I don't recommend this for anyone. And even after draining it there is already an odor. Could I possible have a lemon? Yes, but for that cost it shouldn't be. People are not aware that LG is the manufacturer of Kenmore Elite and Maytag bought out Kenmore and Whirlpool. I am definitely looking for a machine that doesn't have a drain . Buyer beware. Total disappointment, especially since this is the top of the line for Kenmore Elite.
Morgan Hill, CA
Was working fine and then all of a sudden starting producing a really strong electrical burning smell. Tech used the "smart connect" technology and claims the load (which was actually unusually small for us) was too heavy and that "burned out the motor."
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