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Kenmore 28102
 
Approximate retail price:
$749.99
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Summary: This Kenmore unconventinonal 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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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Doesn't get clothes clean
4/20/2014
Pros
Large Capacity
Cons
Doesn't Clean Effectively
Long Cycle
Best Uses
Comment:
After loading the washing, the clothes on top were still on to after the load finished. Regardless of the type of load, the washer just swishes the clothes back and forth as if set on the delicate cycle. 10 minutes into the cycle, the clothes in the middle were still dry.<br /><br />After the cycle completed, the clothes still had stains on them...especially towels and sheets. After washing workout clothes, they still smelled as though that had not been washed at all.<br /><br />I'm very disappointed with this purchase.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Broke after Installed by Merchant
4/18/2014
Pros
Cons
Breaks Down
Best Uses
Comment:
I was so excited to purchase this new HE washer after getting 17 years from my old washer. My new washer was delivered & installed April 17 @ 9am. The installer turned it on. The washer partially filled with water then the installer paused the cycle and allowed the tub to drain and final spin. Installer left & I went to work. I read the instruction manual at work! Got off work to return home to start washing clothes with my new washer...THE WASHER WILL NOT TURN ON. Unplugged it, made sure that the outlet was working, re-read the manual, plugged it in...THE WASHER WILL NOT TURN ON. Called Merchant. Very unhappy that it will be 6 days before a repairman is available AND A WEEK if I want it replaced. Refund? Only issued 7-10 days after they pick up the defective washer. NO WIN SITUATION FOR THE CUSTOMER! I've chosen to have this washer replaced...shouldn't have to repair a NEW, UNUSED washer!! At the moment, this washer is ZERO STARS because I didn't even get it to turn on. IF my new washer works...when I receive it in a week...I will update this response. I really hope that this is the ONE bad apple in the bunch...but customer service turnaround isn't what it used to be!! DISAPPOINTED
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT!
4/17/2014
Pros
Large Capacity
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Long Cycle
Spinning Time
Tightly Twisted Clothing
Water Level Adjust Poorly
Best Uses
NONE
Returning It
Comment:
Poor product, don't buy even though it is a best buy.<br />Clothes in the middle can be dry the first 7-8 minutes of cycle.<br />Clothes are twisted into knots, specially pants or longsleeve shirts. <br />Large capacity useless when you cannot fill it due to lack of water and twisted clothing.<br />Companies are pushing these High Efficiency washers, I am sure there are a couple of good ones out there, but when in doubt buy a regular good old washer! Because less water might mean efficiency, but does not mean cleaned and untangled clothing! However, keep in mind they are selling you on efficiency for less water, but the wash cycles can be up to 75 minutes long, where is the efficiency there...
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Kenmore 28102 is part of the Washing machines test program at Consumer Reports. The Kenmore 28102 Washing machines features and specs include Stainless-steel tub, Auto bleach dispenser, Auto temp. control, Energy star. In our lab tests, Washing machines models like the Kenmore 28102 are reviewed on Vibration, Noise, Overall score, Washing performance, Water efficiency, Capacity, Energy efficiency, Gentleness, Cycle time (min.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Kenmore 28102 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Kenmore 28102 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Kenmore 28102.
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