Kenmore White 3.6 cu. ft. Front-Load Washing Machine (4002) ENERGY STAR®
The Kenmore White 3.6 cu. ft. Front-Load Washing Machine (4002) ENERGY STAR® effectively cleans off stains without having to use chlorine bleach. Its built-in heater and the Sanitary and Stain cycles are powerful enough to do the job for the chlorine. Because the washing machine is Energy Star qualified, it also helps conserve energy.
Interior Features The Kenmore White 4002 is Energy Star compliant.
Its NSF certified Sanitize cycle kills off 99.9% of bacteria.
It spins at a maximum speed of 1050 rpm.
The washing machine uses tumble action to wash and rinse.
It has water level sensors.
It has five water temperature settings.
It includes several standard and special cycles.
Standard cycles include normal, heavy duty, delicate and whites.
Special cycles include unique/exclusive, sanitary, express wash and large items.
For each cycle, the user can choose to pre-wash, provide extra rinse, treat stains and delay wash for later.
The user can pause the cycle to add a garment.
The washing machine has easy-to-read display features.
It has a time remaining display for the cycle.
The washing machine has status lights and end of cycle signal.
The top and lid material is painted steel.
The wash basket and tub basket are made of stainless steel.
The washing machine has dispensers for just about anything: fabric softener, detergent, prewash and bleach.
The overall color is white.
The door swings to the left.
the washing machine is stackable with its matching dryer, saving a lot of space.
It has a safety child-lock feature.
Depth (with door open): 50-13/14 inches
Depth (with door closed): 29-3/4 inches
Width: 27 inches
Weight: 179 pounds
Total volume: 3.6 cu. ft.
The Kenmore 4002 model is an energy saver and space saver. Because it is Energy Star qualified, it uses up little energy to operate. This also means that the user is also saving money on electricity bills. The washing machine model also has all the wash cycles that matter. It also has a sophisticated, easy to read and easy to use display and control panel that helps in getting work done fast.
Unfortunately, the 4002 model is not perfect. Consumers are complaining about the lack or rinse only cycle. Having such a cycle could save time, energy and effort. The machine also has been reported to have leaked severely even when it has still been barely used.
Consumer Opinions Pros
includes several cycles
kills 99.9% of bacteria
Energy Star qualified
has safety lock system
has sophisticated control panel
built to last
water level sensors
saves space with stackable capability
clothes dry easily
no water and detergent residue left
not that gentle
tendency to leak
lacks rinse only cycle
lacks end of cycle light
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