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Samsung WA422PRHD[WR]
 
Approximate retail price:
$799.99
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Summary: This Samsung High-efficiency top-loader washing machine has
• Auto temp. control
• Auto detergent dispenser
• Auto fabric softener dispenser
• End of cycle signal
• Rotary dial
• Stainless-steel tub
• Manufacturer recommends low-sudsing detergent.
• Comes with a 1 year warranty.
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About - Samsung WA422PRHD[WR]

The Samsung WA422PRHD[WR] is part of the washing machine test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, top-loading washing machine models like the WA422PRHD[WR] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Washing performance:
This reflects the degree of color change to swatches of fabric that were included in an 8-pound and maximum capacity test load of mixed cotton items using the machines' most aggressive normal cycle. (We do not use special cycle or option buttons.)

Energy efficiency:
This score is based on the energy needed to heat the water for 8-pound and maximum loads using a warm wash and cold rinse. We consider both gas and electric water heaters, and include electricity needed to run the washer and energy needed for drying. Washers that extract more water are scored higher.

Water efficiency:
This score denotes how much water it took to wash our 8-pound load and each machine's maximum load. On models that didn't set the fill level automatically, we used the lowest fill setting that sufficed for the 8-pound load. We then calculated water used per pound of clothing.
About This Brand

Over the past three years, Samsung has introduced a full line of laundry products, with prices ranging from $800 to $1,600. The brand is known for its use of silver for cleaning and Vibration Reduction Technology in its top-line washers. Samsung has added a steam-cleaning option to its washers.

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Features & Specs - Samsung WA422PRHD[WR]
info Energy star Yes
info Stainless-steel tub Yes
info Auto temp. control Yes
info Auto bleach dispenser No
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User Reviews - Samsung WA422PRHD[WR]
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
bad product
8/4/2014
Pros
Cons
Breaks Down
Best Uses
Comment:
Had this model for two years and it has already broken down twice. Most recently the repair cost $195 and it was for a defect that Samsung knew about! Won't buy Samsung 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
Major repairs after 18 months of use
7/31/2014
Pros
It's pretty
None
Cons
Breaks Down
Shakes/Moves
Best Uses
Doorstop
Comment:
Bought this washer based on the Consumer Reports rating. After 18 months, the pump broke. The repairman told us it was a design flaw due to Samsung mounting the pump on the bottom of the tub. The new pump we got was designed to be mounted on the washer frame. Now the washer sounds like a helicopter during the rinse cycle, it shakes so badly. We'll probably end up buying a new washer. Thanks CR.
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
NOT WORTH THE REPAIR COSTS
7/18/2014
Pros
Cons
4 Pumps In 20 Months Floo
Breaks Down
Leaky
Best Uses
Planter
Comment:
HAD TO REPLACE 4 PUMPS BAIL OUT THE BASEMENT.<br />IT NEVER WORKED WELL FROM DAY ONE. NOW THE EXTRACTOR IS MALFUNCTIONING. WE ARE OUT OF WARRENTY SAMSUNG PASSED THE BUCK OFF TO A SERVICE COMPANY WITH A 90 DOLLAR SERVICE CHARGE.IS IT WORTH REPAIRING IT?
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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