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Kenmore Elite 31552 5.2 cu ft Top-Load Washer w/Steam & Accela Wash® - White

Item# 02631552000P | Model# 31552 | Added on September 23, 2016 |
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Kenmore Elite 31552 5.2 cu ft Top-Load Washer w/Steam & Accela Wash® - White
$999.99
$1,359.99
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Steam Cycle Enhances Stain Removal From work clothes to bedding and delicate items, your clothes will get the care they need with the Kenmore Elite top-load washer. Accela Clean® helps speed up laundry day by cleaning clothes quicker, while Steam Treat lets you gently remove stains without harming clothes. With this washer in your laundry room, you'll spend less time doing laundry and more time with your family.

Take Care of Your Laundry

  • Accela Wash activates a fast and powerful wash motion sequence to get clothes clean in just 29 minutes
  • Steam Treat option virtually eliminates the need to pretreat and tackles common stains
  • Smart Motion Technology blends up to 6 different wash motions to fully clean every piece of laundry

Laundry Day Made Simple

  • 14 cycles and 14 options let you customize the settings for each load
  • Cold Clean® uses a cold water wash to clean clothes as effectively as warm water cycles, saving energy and money
  • Allergen cycle uses the power of steam to remove over 95% of common household allergens, like dust mites and pet dander

Built for Convenience

  • A large 5.2 cu. ft. capacity lets you clean bigger loads with ease
  • Soft-close hinge allow the glass lid to close gently and quietly
  • Tempered glass is durable and makes it easy to observe the laundry load
  • A powerful, direct drive motor adds long-lasting dependability
  • Built-in heater automatically warms wash water to the right temperature to assist in cleaning performance
This product is:
Energy Guide Rated
This product comes with:
Owner's Manual (1)
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By searscom
April 8th, 2019
Best washer ever

I originally bought this washer (and matching dryer) on Black Friday of 2010, where I stood in line in 30 degree weather for 6 hours in a sweatshirt.... And I would do it again. My first washer served me faith for nearly 10 years and was perfect for everything I needed for my family's laundry needs. It has also served as an industrial washer once a week for the last 6 years when I bring home large loads of towels from work ( I work in the aesthetics industry and go through a LOT of towels in a week) and use the 3 hour "sanitize" function to get them super clean for use on clients. This is a lot of wear and tear for any home appliance to endure, especially for a decade, which made me love it even more. It started making grinding noises a few weeks ago and I thought there was something stuck under the agitator plate (easy fix) but the repair man told me that some part on it had stripped and the repair would cost more than a new one. Although I was devastated, I still needed a washer so I immediately went to Home Depot and Lowes looking for something comparable since all the Sears stores around me have closed down, finding nothing that even comes close in function or price (or that even came close to resembling my dryer since they were a matching set). Feeling defeated and disappointed, I looked up the model number of my poor fallen comrade online to see if there was anything that could maybe come close. To my surprise and utter delight, Sears.com still offered Kenmore products online, and not only that, but STILL HAD THE SAME MODEL AVAILABLE!!! I couldn't believe my luck that the same amazing washer was still available after 9 years, and for under $1000!! I was elated and purchased it immediately and by the following weekend I had a beautiful new version of my wonderful, faithful washer. There have been a couple of changes to the function buttons (for the better) and it STILL matches my dryer. If I had the space to do it, I'd by 3 more to make sure I'd have this particular washer for the next 40 years. So I guess the point of this very long review is that I love this washer and can't possibly say enough good things about it. I obviously would highly recommend it to anyone who will listen! Thanks Kenmore keep up the good work!!!!!

37 found this review helpful
Criticism
By kep444
April 30th, 2018
DO NOT BUY

Bought Kenmore Elite top loader 4.5 cu ft 6 years ago for nearly $900 total. Replacing now but probably should have replaced a long time ago. Could not find the exact model I bought but this appears close. Many times washer would stop and display OE signal...I never looked this up...just thought it was an unbalance signal...would redistribute clothes and washer would continue. Finally got around to looking up the code, it means something is wrong with the outflow. Removed the back of the washer and can see where something...can not tell what exactly is leaking and water is collecting in one of the plastic wells at bottom of machine...where a switch happens to be. Could be a hose or the pump and only appears to be leaking during discharge. The hoses do not appear to remove easily so difficult to tell. I've never liked this machine...takes forever to wash clothes...so not going to waste time or money having it repaired. Also, the area around the bleach port started to rust after a couple of years! Rust...really? Better off to buy a cheaper machine (with an agitator) and expect to replace it every 4 or 5 years. Sears should go back to their roots...provide dependable quality products. We, or at least I, do not need wi-fi enabled washing machines with 20 different useless wash cycles that are never used...but jack up the price.

36 found this review helpful
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Just what we needed!

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It’s fabulous. No agitator. So the basin is huge and I can wash large loads. It’s computer smart so it knows when to add more water and how long to wash.

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Carl-Roy
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Ok machine !!

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I purchased this besides delivery being late for more than 2 weeks and the hose missing for the water connection. 
This machine also does not have a spin only cycle for the soggy stuff like blankets and pillows. it has to dump more water into the clothes first. Other than that it seems ok.

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Worst delivery

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I have been waiting for a delivery for over a week. This is the third delivery date canceled efforts to reach sears is so long on the phone and no results.

December 9th via mobile
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