Summary: Dear Whirpool, Please look over these comments about this washer. It has LOTS of flaws. Long wash cycles,putting in the detergent first is a major NO NO for me, locking lid so you can't add more clothes, balancing, and too noisy for a machine in 2014.
Summary: Exactly what I want with a agitator before they don't make them anymore. It fills to the top with water and my cloths come out softer. Fabric softener goes in the middle of the agitator which is great no more blue ball. Whirlpool has always lasted a long time for me I won't change.
Summary: bought this same washer 2 yrs ago....if you get it buy the extended warranty for sure. first one we got had to be returned after a repairman checked it out. got another one and now it has only been 2 years and the main control panel is gone which will be over $100 plus labor to repair...
Summary: "This Top-Load Washer has received generally positive reviews. Customers were pleased by its affordable price-point, energy efficiency, and versatile controls. Detractors were quick to point out that the cycle times were longer and it needed more balancing oversight than higher-end machines.
Pros: Efficient, Affordable, Reliable Washer with many different modes available, agitator
Excerpt: This machine is by far the WORST designed washing machine I have ever had. 1) You have to wait 2-3 minutes before the machine ever begins to put water into the tub and if you put your detergent in before the water is in the tub it will suck it out of the tub and detergent is wasted.2) Lid lock...
Summary: "I've had this washer for quite some time and I've been liking it because its quiet and easy to use. I'm not a huge fan of doing my own clothing, but it has to get done and this washer has all the cycles I need. "