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Whirlpool 4.3 Cu. Ft. Duet Steam White Front Load Washer - WFW96HEAW

Abt Model: WFW96HEAWH | UPC Code: 883049263946
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Whirlpool 4.3 Cu. Ft. Duet Steam White Front Load Washer, Model WFW96HEAWH

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Features:

  • Precision Dispense Ultra
  • 12-Hour FanFresh® option with Dynamic Venting Technology®
  • Active Spray Technology
  • Cold Wash Cycle
  • CEE Tier III Qualified
  • Up to 8 Hour PreSoak Option
  • 4.3 cu. ft. Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Quiet Spin 360 Technology
  • EcoBoost Option
  • Steam-Enhanced Cycles
  • Allergen Cycle
  • NSF Certified Sanitize Temperature
  • Tap Touch Controls
  • Adaptive Clean Wash System
  • Smart Temperature Control Helps Reduce Shrinking and Color Bleeding
  • 12 Automatic Cycles
  • 5 Temperature Settings
  • Deep Clean Steam Option
  • Keep Operational Sounds Inside the Washer
  • 14 Adaptive Wash Actions
  • 1,400 RPM Maximum Spin Speed
  • Quiet Wash Ultra Noise Reduction System
  • Direct Drive Motor
  • Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Delay Wash (up to 12 Hours)
  • Internal Water Heater
  • Delicate Cycle
  • Normal/Casual Cycle
  • Quick Wash Cycle
  • Bulky Items Cycle
  • Whitest Whites Cycle
  • On/Off Extra Rinse Option
  • Automatic Water Level Control
  • Add-A-Garment Indicator Light
  • Estimated Time Remaining Display
  • LED Display
  • Deep Clean Option
  • Clean Washer cycle with Affresh® Washer cleaner

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.3 Cu. Ft.

Construction

  • Drum Material: Stainless Steel wash basket
  • Door Construction: Door Window

Performance

  • Dispenser Type: 3-Tray Dispenser Drawer
  • Temperature Control System: Care Control Temperature Management
  • Number of Temperatures: 5
  • Spin Speed: 1400
  • Number of Chambers: 3
  • Detergent Dispenser: Yes
  • Tier Level: CEE Tier III level
  • Number of Cycles: 12
  • Whitest Whites Cycle: Whites
  • Heavy Duty Wash: Yes
  • Normal Wash: Yes
  • Quick Wash: Yes
  • Delicate Wash: Delicates
  • Extra Rinse: Yes
  • Estimated Time Remaining: Yes
  • Add A Garment: Yes
  • Control Lockout: Yes

Electrical

  • 15 Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 39"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 32-3/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 260 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Load TypeFront Loading
SteamYes
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.3
Height (inches)39
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)32.75
Depth with Door Open52.25
DispensersBleach, Detergent, Fabric Softener
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterYes
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles12
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1400
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.6

(based on 201 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (8)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (113)
  • Easy to use (112)
  • Convenient features (100)
  • Innovative (91)
  • Energy savings (89)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (39)
  • Sound level (16)
  • Cleanability (12)
  • Quality (7)
  • Design (6)

Best Uses

  • Bedding (6)
  • Everyday clothes (6)
  • Heavy/bulky items (6)
  • Towels (6)
  • Delicate (5)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

This product is absolutely amazing!

My husband and I sold our home in December and the buyer wanted to keep our washer and two dryers. They were earlier models of this same brand. I was really sad, but...Read complete review

My husband and I sold our home in December and the buyer wanted to keep our washer and two dryers. They were earlier models of this same brand. I was really sad, but knew I would purchase the newer model. I have always had two dryers because I could get my laundry done much quicker. My husband and I purchased the new machines but only purchased one dryer figuring that when we are in our new home (we are building so we are renting right now) that we would purchase the second dryer. When I did my first load of laundry - I was stunned at how quickly everything dried - in fact the dryer was quicker than the washer!! I was so excited! I absolutely love the new machines. In fact, everytime I do laundry I tell my husband how much I love my new machines!! I am so happy my home buyer wanted my old ones!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Still issues with mold mitigation

This was an expensive purchase and we had high expectations for seeing improvements over our Maytag Neptune but were very disappointed in this washing machine for the following reasons:
It would have been...Read complete review

This was an expensive purchase and we had high expectations for seeing improvements over our Maytag Neptune but were very disappointed in this washing machine for the following reasons:
It would have been nice to provide some leadership in innovation of front loading washing machines by addressing mold mitigation and cleaning of lint.
What happened to design and engineering? The washing machine requires that the door be left open for air drying. The rubber door gasket does not self drain, and collects lint etc. I do have a pet and have to remove hair from the rubber gasket. The precision dispenser door requires removal and drying to prevent mold.
I was advised by the service tech the lower access panel was removed on this design making it very expensive to access the pump and pump filter.
The controls are way too sensitive and can be inadvertently changed.
It would have been nice for whirlpool to add a small low power fan to circulate air through the system to mitigate the build up of mold. The idea of having to purchase a specialty chemical cleaner to clean my machine and special cloth to wipe the door gasket seems like a poor way to solve an engineering issue.

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5.0

love my new whirlpool front load washer

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from MN

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        It is so quiet and has cut my dryer time in half with how well it spins the water out of the clothes

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        5.0

        Love it!

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        from Iowa, United States

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              I really like all the settings and choices. My clothes come out cleaner than I was accustomed to.

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              3.0

              Easy to use. Precision dispense is great!!

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              from Brooklyn, NY, United States

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                    I'm pretty happy with my new washing machine. Two problem I have is cycles are very long (59 minutes for a regular cycle). There's also no small load feature so if I'm washing 2 sweaters the cycle is still 59 minutes.

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                    5.0

                    Value packed

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                    from Glenview, IL, United States

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                          This Duet front load washer has performed very well. We have owned it since May 2014 and have not had any problems. On average we run 1-2 loads laundry per day so it has had a fair workout on nearly all the cycle options. I particularly like the auto detergent dispense feature that takes the guess work out of that process and is less wasteful than I was. A few things to remember 1) run the refresh or other recommended cleaning through the washer when requested, 2) clean the door every so often (per instructions) or it may leak a little until you clean it and 3) we leave our door ajar to avoid any moister build-up between loads.

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                          4.0

                          new washer

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                          Bought this a few months ago and love it. Great machine, only gripe would be the spin cycle is loud on super spin.

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                          1.0

                          Bad Machine

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                          from Denton, TX, United States

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                                Bought theWFW96 machine and the second load of laundry the machine started leaking. Hole in the dischange tube inside the machine and one of the stablizer shocks was broken. I returned the machine and purchase the WFW94 and could not be more happy with it.

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                                5.0

                                Duet is King

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                                from Charlton, MA, United States

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                                      Second Duet I have owned this one is even better than the first. We got 11 years of hard work out of the other and thought it would be best to put the money into a new one.

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                                      5.0

                                      Irish Washer-Woman's Best Friend

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                                      from Quincy, FL, United States

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                                            In May I bought this matching washer/dryer set along with the matching pedestals. This washing machine is an absolute wonderment! We recently had an illness in our family and I used the special sanitize cycle and felt it contributed to the quick recovery and lack of "sharing" of germs. I also am so pleased with the fact that it seems to use much less water - while at the same time providing excellent cleaning of all items. Because it spins so well, the drying times are considerably shortened, resulting in electricity cost savings. Lastly, I would like to comment on the fact this machine provides a cycle to clean the machine - - - and notifies you when it is time to do so!!! My last set was bought in 1999 and I anticipate this one will last as long or longer - I LOVE IT ! ! !

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                                            5.0

                                            Wish we had bought earlier

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                                            from Winter Park, CO

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                                                  A great machine. When the spin cycle ends, clothes are practically dry.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great!

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                                                  from Brooklyn, NY, United States

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                                                        This was a great purchase, its a fabulous mechiene!

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