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Frigidaire Affinity Series : FAFW3577KW 27in Front-Load Washer, 3.5 cu. ft. Capacity - White

Discontinued


The FAFW3577KW is a 3.5 cu. feet capacity front-loading washer that comes with such features as the WashSense Technology and Advanced Rinse Technology. It comes with Express Select control and the Add-a-Garment feature. Read on to learn more about this model.

Key features

  • The WashSense Technology ensures a good cleaning by penetrating deep into the fabric.
  • The Advanced Rinsed Technology uses fresh water for the final rinse to ensure that odors are eliminated, white fabrics are at their whitest, and that allergens are removed.
  • The Balance Control System reduces the vibration to reduce the noise level allowing you to place the machine anywhere in the house without having to worry about the noise.
  • Express Select controls allow you to set the controls with one touch of a button.
  • The Quick Cycle feature allows you to wash clothes in as short as 25 minutes.
  • The Add-a-Garment feature allows you to pause the cycle, open the machine, and add additional items of clothing inside.
  • The TimeWise Technology will give you an idea how long the cycles last. Washing time is the same as drying time.
  • Automatic settings are possible if you save the settings you use most often. The machine remembers the settings and uses it for regular loads.
  • The energy-saver option reduces water and power consumption. This is one of the useful options that also includes Power Clean for deep-cleaning of fabrics.
  • NSF certification means that the machine can remove 99% of bacteria from fabrics.
  • The delay start option allows you to set the machine by programming it from 1 to 14 hours.
  • The stylish white finish gives this machine an elegant look.

    Advantages

  • One of the best features of this machine is the NSF certification.
  • Users have reported a great decrease in the number of allergic reactions especially when it comes to fabrics for babies.
  • The Add-a-Garment option is also another favorite feature.
  • Loading is very easy with the wide opening.
  • The adjustable legs allow you to customize the height of the unit according to what is comfortable.
  • The white finish is very stylish.

    Disadvantages

  • The drum tends to chip and rust after two years of use, which is not good because it causes tears and tangles in the fabric.
  • Rust discolors fabrics, especially whites, and this does not come off easily.
  • The machine also tends to "eat up" smaller items of clothing such as socks and hankies, and these usually clog up the drainage system of the machine.
  • The lint filter also does not do a very good job at catching all the lint from the load, so that from time to time, regular cleaning of the filter is needed.

    Consumer Opinions

    Pros

  • NSF certification leaves you with very clean clothes
  • Add-a-Garment option makes adding garments mid-cycle possible
  • can adjust the height according to what is most comfortable for you
  • cleans well
  • has wide opening

    Cons

  • lint filter does not catch as much lint as it should
  • machine tends to get clogged up with small items of clothing
  • drum interior tends to rust and chip easily as early as 2 years

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