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Review of Whirlpool Duet 3.5 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Front Load Washer in White (Model: WFW9151YW) $714

Review of Whirlpool Duet 3.5 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Front Load Washer in White (Model: WFW9151YW)

Good
Rating
3.80 stars
147
Reviews
$715-$885
Price Range
Reviewed on: February 08, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Energy efficient and uses less water
  • Good performance and washes clothes well
  • Easy to use with convenient features
  • High capacity
  • High spin cycle removes excess water; reduces drying time
  • Has a great 'Tumble Fresh' option
  • Looks stylish
Cons
  • Water stays in the rubber seal and molds
  • Cycle timer isn't accurate
  • Machine may leave bubbles after wash/rinse cycle
  • May get unbalanced while washing or spinning
  • Long wash cycles
  • May not spin the water out of big loads effectively

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Whirlpool Duet 3.5 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Front Load Washer in White (Model: WFW9151YW) . The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.80 stars, and the price range is $715-$885.

The Whirlpool Duet WFW9151YW is a High-Efficiency Front Load Washer that comes with a variety of features and 12 wash cycles. This 3.5 cu. ft. capacity washer Is ENERGY STAR qualified and rated CEE Tier 31 to help conserve water and energy resources and save a bundle on water and energy costs over the life of the washer. This machine is better than top load machines and provides great cleaning and gentle performance. Its "Cold Wash" cycle cleans as well as a warm water wash. It also has a "Fast Spin" cycle and a great "Tumble Fresh" option that cuts you some slack if you don't load the washed clothes to the dryer right away. The "Delay Wash" options help you efficiently manage your time in the laundry room. This Whirlpool washer boasts a Quiet Spin Technology that senses and adapts to each load reducing noise and vibration making installation on an upper floor possible.

Some users complain that sometimes water stays in the rubber seal and molds over time. Also this washer constantly leaves bubbles after wash/extra rinse cycle even when using less HE detergent than indicated. The machine may get unbalanced while washing or spinning sometimes. It may not spin the water out of big loads effectively. It is a not a fast washer as the cycles are long. One also needs to use extra rinse cycle to get optimal cleaning.

Overall, the Whirlpool Duet WFW9151YW High-Efficiency Front Load Washer cleans clothes well while using less water and electricity. It is priced in mid range and provides good features and value for the money. Some users are not happy with this purchase but most users found this washer a good product and they recommend this to family and friends.

Dimensions:

  • Install Depth Minimum - 30 1/2 inch
  • Height - 36 inch
  • Depth - 30 1/2 inch
  • Width - 27 inch

Works best with:

Whirlpool Duet High Efficiency Electric Dryer with AccelerCare Drying System - WED9151YW

Whirlpool Duet High Efficiency Gas Dryer with AccelerCare Drying System - WGD9151YW

User Voice

Cluster Help
Review Group #: 1
(4.00 stars)
22 Reviews
Uses less water Energy efficient Water stays in the rubber seal and molds Water seal for the tub bearings is prone to developing leaks
Review Group #: 2
(3.50 stars)
14 Reviews
Broke down after few months in some cases
Review Group #: 3
(3.50 stars)
14 Reviews
Washes clothes well Takes a long time to wash a load Some people find it loud
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
16 Reviews
Has a great 'tumble fresh' option High spin cycle removes excess water reducing drying time
Review Group #: 5
(3.50 stars)
18 Reviews
May become unbalanced Sometimes may need extra rinse cycle to properly rinse the clothes High capacity
Review Group #: 6
(3.50 stars)
19 Reviews
Won't spin the water out of big loads effectively Fast spin cycle is loud
Review Group #: 7
(3.50 stars)
22 Reviews
Cycle timer isn't accurate Machine constantly leaves bubbles after wash/extra rinse cycle
Review Group #: 8
(4.00 stars)
27 Reviews
Better than top load machines Does a good job of cleaning clothes

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