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Kenmore 44422 1.6 cu. ft. Top-Load Compact Washer - White

Item# 02644422000P | Model# 44422 | Added on June 16, 2016 |
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Kenmore 44422 1.6 cu. ft. Top-Load Compact Washer - White
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Compact & Efficient The Kenmore top-load compact washer delivers big performance for smaller spaces. 6 cycles and 3 water temperatures provide flexibility for washing different types of loads, while the flat impeller gives clothes a gentle clean. When the washer’s running, the lid lock feature keeps little hands from lifting the lid. The stainless steel wash basket is made to resist dents, chips and corrosion. For really tight spaces, this compact washer can be stacked.

Custom Care

  • Normal, Heavy Duty, Delicates and Rinse and Spin cycles to help you give laundry a great cleaning
  • Choose between 3 water temperatures and 3 water levels depending on load size to help save energy and water

Smooth Operation

  • Low-profile wash plate treats clothes gently
  • Bleach, detergent and fabric softener dispensers let the washer do the work for you

Built for Durability

  • Pillow button controls for easy operation
  • Stainless steel wash basket is made to resist dents, chips and corrosion
This product is:
Energy Guide Rated
This product comes with:
Owner's Manual (1)Product Warranty
WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65
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By Bonnie8520
October 11th, 2016
Tiny but mighty

This machine is very small making it a perfect choice for tight quarters. It also came with the hoses to connect it to a sink if necessary. Despite its small size, it can still hold a full size load of laundry due to the open design (not center agitator). I fit a queen sized quilt in the machine, amazingly. It also has a glass top that folds, which I love. The digital keypad is very thorough for water level, temperature, type of load (eg. delicate, heavy, etc.) but very intuitive and easy to use. It has a digital timer in minutes to tell you how your setting choices will affect the time it takes to complete the washing. The settings can be locked/unlocked at your will. There is also a pause/stop button that allows the lid to open to add more items, or just pause to shower, etc. Very happy!

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By Chicagobuyer
April 12th, 2017
WORST washer ever!!!

This machine is trash. It is not intended for everyday use. I have had it about 2 months and it is only doing about 2 loads a week. It already broke. I have Sears' extended warranty so this washer was a replacement for a $1500 Maytag after i waited 7 months for Sears to repair that one. Needless to say, they have left me waiting twice to fix this one. Do NOT purchase anything from Sears. And don't get the extended warranty- there are other warranties in the market that are much better. No wonder Sears is going under!!!

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I would buy this machine again.


The wash cycle isn't rough on clothes and rinses well, leaving them soft and clean. The only noticeable negative is an oily, auto brake fluid smell from the machine that seems to transfer to the clothes. I hope this smell dissipates with time. I have switched to liquid detergent instead of the mineral washing I use and that seemed to lessen the smell. I also used a dryer sheet instead of the mineral dryer eggs and that seemed to help.

June 14th
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Basic SMALL Washing Machine


The main reason people buy this product is because of tight space restrictions. Thus, it is perfect for a condo, townhouse, or apartment. It is small. It is compact. It is basic. It will clean a small load of laundry. What is small? Think about 5 lbs. ....Roughly three pair of jeans. Or maybe six large towels. A full size comforter? Maybe.
The machine is quiet to run. And offers different settings for load size and timing of both the wash and rinse cycles.
My advice to prospective buyers: Be reasonable. Be realistic. Temper your expectations. And you should be fine.

June 9th via
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Junk... UPDATE: A step above Junk...


UPDATE: 05/11/2018.
While I am less than impressed with this washing machine (see below), the cause of the breakdown was coins (mostly pennies and nickles) falling out of my pants pockets during the wash. These would get stuck in the impeller and make an awful sound. Watched the tech fix it the first time, and I was able to make subsequent repairs.

Shortly after the warranty expired, the pressure switch broke. It has been on back-order for several weeks and they have no clue when the part will arrive. I have called customer service many times and spent hours on the phone with them trying to get the part so I can replace it. No luck yet.

When it works, it works great! It is small, so it will not fit large comforters and the like, and you have to be careful with how many large towels you wash at once. The older version of this model was somewhat larger and better built.

Piece of junk! I have had for three weeks and it has broken twice already. Definitely not built for daily use and/or heavy use.

I purchased this for my RV because it is one of the only washing machines that will fit through the door. Unfortunately, this washing machine is very prone to break-downs. Kenmore needs to redesign this piece of junk.

May 12th via
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I really recommend this product


I'm really happy with this washer.

March 20th
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