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Kenmore 72123 microwave oven

 
Approximate retail price:
$125.77
Summary: This Kenmore 1.2 cubic-foot 1100-watt has
  • a sensor
  • auto-defrost
  • touchpad controls.
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Community icon16 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Midsized countertop microwaves
User Reviews
User Reviews

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Bad quality control!
3/8/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Simple Controls
Cons
Noisy
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
After our son destroyed our 18 year old Sharp Carousel I went out picked up the Kenmore plunged it in and it was buzzing and sparking when it was in use, So we returned it thinking it was a lemon brought another one home and same thing. Unfortunately I was not going to try a 3rd. Ended up going for a new Sharp
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Not recommended
2/26/2015
Pros
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Leftovers
Comment:
Upon purchasing this microwave with CR's recommendation the microwave didn't work straight out of the box - returned for an exchange and now 15 months later starts itself and controls don't always work. Only 2 adults in home so not abused - unplug after each use - fearful of fire. Called Sears - out of 1 yr warranty & no servicing avail. across the board on any microwave ovens. Will not purchase Kenmore again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Microwave life span
2/16/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Controls
Simple Display
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Popcorn
Quick Meals
Comment:
721.7915 lasted under two years before motor went out. Costs more to repair than to purchase new. Told that two years is now the life of all microwave. My GE lasted for over 20 years!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Kenmore 72123 is part of the Microwave ovens test program at Consumer Reports. The Kenmore 72123 Microwave ovens features and specs include Claimed capacity (cu. ft.), Sensor, Stainless/SS-look option, Watts, Convection mode, Detailed prompts. In our lab tests, Microwave ovens models like the Kenmore 72123 are reviewed on Overall score, Defrosting evenness, Ease of use, Heating evenness, Microwaving noise, Speed of heating, Usable capacity (cu. ft.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Kenmore 72123 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Kenmore 72123 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Kenmore 72123.
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