AWN412 Speed Queen Top Load Washer - 8 Cycle - White - Reviews

AWN412 Speed Queen Top Load Washer - 8 Cycle - White This Speed Queen AWN412 top load washer fit the needs of any household. Speed Queen top load washers deliver utility-saving features and user-friendly controls along with… more

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4.8 17
$749.00

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By Madee

About Me Frequent User

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

The Best Buy!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Large Capacity
  • Energy Efficient
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Adjustable Settings

CONS

BEST USES

  • Towels
  • Delicates
  • Bedding
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

I did a lot of research before settling for Speed Queen. My co-op has a great laundry room, but nothing beats washing in home. I based my decision on reviews by unhappy owners of the popular brands. Everyone lamented how the quality of the new machines were no where near the "old" ones. I knew that from prior purchases when pieces would crack and the stores always wanted to replace parts instead of replacing the machine. Well, I have used my Speed Queen for a full year and am soooo satisfied. It's a water conserver, so I limit the number of cloths I put into the "large" wash. My towels, sheets and everyday use cloths come through each wash perfectly.


By TOMPING

About Me Frequent User

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

fantastic machine

 
5.0

PROS

  • Energy Efficient
  • Quiet
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Stainless steel tub
  • Large Capacity

CONS

  • None

BEST USES

  • Bedding
  • Good For All
  • Delicates
  • Towels
  • Heavy/Bulky Items
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

i bought this on the advice of a repairman.he was 1000% right.it's AMERICAN made and in 2 1/2 years it has never given me a problem and it probably never will.


By mommabear

About Me Heavy Duty User

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(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

don't walk, run to get this washer!!!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Quiet
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Large Capacity

CONS

BEST USES

  • Towels
  • Delicates
  • Bedding
  • Everyday Clothes
  • Heavy/Bulky Items

Comments:

This washing machine is exactly what i was looking for, no bells or fancy whistles just a machine that can clean clothes!! I've had this machine a few weeks now & it is Definitely worth the money. I do a lot of research before I buy something & this one fit the bill!! The first washer was damaged in shipping, but they sent out a second one with no problems. when you call customer service you get a 'real' person who knows what they're talking about & not an automated system! Kudos on making a great washing machine with great customer service...will not hesitate to buy more appliances from US APPLIANCE! very happy


By Deidre

About Me Frequent User

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(15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

Top Loader is the bomb

 
4.0

PROS

  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Large Capacity
  • Spins Clothes Dry

CONS

  • Noisy

BEST USES

  • Delicates
  • Towels
  • Heavy/Bulky Items
  • Bedding
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

Am so happy to have a top loader again. The clothes cycle takes half the time of the front loader. No odor in the basket and lots of capacity. I wish I would have gotten rid of the front loader with the first service call instead of waiting for the third challenge.


By Redd

About Me Frequent User

(20 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

SpeedQueen AWN412

 
5.0

PROS

  • Adjustable Settings
  • No Frills Controls
  • Regular Cycle Is Quick
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Spins Clothes Dry
  • Warranty
  • Construction
  • Water Level Override

CONS

BEST USES

  • Towels
  • All Around
  • Delicates
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

I really like this SQ, it's just what I wanted it to be. We retired an 2005 Heavy Duty Super Capacity Plus Roper because of a leak and knowing what it's been through (3 boys). Didnt want to start repairing something thats been worked so hard. Started investigating machines now and wow times have changed. SQ has what we need; 1. Top load. 2. No digital, just simple knobs. 3. Agitator. 4. Stanless steal tub is a plus. 5. Can override water level if needed. 6. Cleans clothes 7. Quick regular cycle time. 8. Spins out clothes, smooth and dry. 9. Great warranty for piece of mind. 10. Strong construction. 11. Repair men I called recommended. My wife wanted her old Roper for the same money but the new Roper wasnt it. After convincing my wife this is what we wanted compared to the other top loads with no frills, she is extremly happy and so am I. Our opinion, this is the best quality washer for the money. I dont always wash clothes but when I do I do it with SpeedQueen stay clean my friends.


By jb

About Me Frequent User

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(19 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

love it

 
5.0

PROS

  • Energy Efficient
  • Non Yuppy
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Quiet
  • Large Capacity
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Spins Clothes Dry

CONS

BEST USES

  • Delicates
  • Heavy/Bulky Items
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

non yuppy we do not need our washer to talk to our cell phone


By Ava

About Me Frequent User

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(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

BEST WASHER EVER!!!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Energy Efficient
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Quiet
  • Large Capacity
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Spins Clothes Dry

CONS

BEST USES

  • Delicates
  • Heavy/Bulky Items
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

I used to have a frontloader and I hated it. This one gives you pently of water to get all your things clean and smelling good!!!


By Dick46

About Me Frequent User

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(21 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

Not a washer, rather a light tank.

 
5.0

PROS

  • Spins Clothes Dry
  • Large Capacity
  • Quiet
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Adjustable Settings

CONS

BEST USES

  • Everyday Clothes
  • Towels
  • Delicates

Comments:

I was born in 1946. Every major appliance my parents bought when I was young lasted forever. No kidding, you had to finish them off with an axe. The assembly plants were they were built were mostly converted tank factories. This washer has that feel. The 50's weren't always the best of times, but the best of the 50's was pretty good. If you can afford a few extra bucks buy it!


By Mike

About Me Heavy Duty User

(16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

The BEST!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Spins Clothes Dry

CONS

BEST USES

Comments:

After reading everything I could about Speed Queen I called them via phone. Oh my God I thought I was time warped back to 1952. On the 1st ring a LIVE person answers, " Linda may I help you", or what ever her name was. I called a 2and time and AGAIN a live person answered. Just be careful of Mid Western time. Like 9 AM is 6 AM there if you live on the east coast. The washer is TRUE Heavy duty with ALL metal gears. It is like it was built in 1952. It is heavy as a tank. BUY IT


By Happy Housekeeper

About Me Frequent User

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(21 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

Speed Queen Newbie

 
5.0

PROS

  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Energy Efficient
  • Dial controls
  • Large Capacity
  • Quiet
  • Adjustable Settings
  • Well built
  • Spins Clothes Dry

CONS

BEST USES

  • Heavy/Bulky Items
  • Delicates
  • Towels
  • Everyday Clothes
  • Bedding

Comments:

Where has Speed Queen been all my life? My husband selected based on reviews and the long warranty, and I LOVE IT! It has reliable dial controls, not problem prone push-buttons that I have learn to hate. Tank is stainless steel, and has no ledges on top to allow dirt to accumulate. Lid, the entire cabinet is solidly built of heavier gauge sheet metal So far, I have not found one thing to dislike. I am one Happy Housekeeper!!


By Ron

About Me Heavy Duty User

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(21 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

What a Washer Should Be?

 
4.0

PROS

  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Spins Clothes Dry
  • Large Capacity

CONS

  • Noisy

BEST USES

Comments:

This washer is great. It uses a reasonable amount of water to actually wash clothes - can you imagine!!!. It works very well because of this. It troubles me that I was so excited to try a new front loader years ago. After going through two of them in five years, dealing with clothes that smell the minute I start sweating in the summer time, dealing with dingy whites and the development of mold and mildew in the washer if it was not left with the door open I had enough. I began searching for the best washer and learned that it was back to the old school way through various reviews and internet research. However, there are a few issues as follows: 1. In what I'm assuming to be another go green effort, the water level is not what is should be for various settings. I'm not worried about saving water - I want my clothes clean. So I'm going to adjust the control sensor to completely cover the respective load. 2. There is a lint issue with dark clothes. I believe this will correct itself when I adjust the water level controls. The lint will disappear in the dryer, but if you are not drying some items it can be a pain. 3. The washer operates at a louder level than the front loaders. I will take the louder operation over dirty dingy clothes. 4. I would like to see Speed Queen add an automatic detergent dispenser versus just adding detergent to the tub before you add clothes. Does not really matter however, since it seems this washer is built like the old days to last 20 years or more. Overall the washer is so efficient at cleaning that you can actually turn the wash time way down for your cottons and whites. If you do use full cycles it will wear out towels much faster. Bottom line: The unit washes much faster than a front loader and really cleans the clothes much better.


By Soho77us

About Me Frequent User

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(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

Great Product

 
5.0

PROS

  • I like the basic controls
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Quiet

CONS

  • None

BEST USES

  • Delicates
  • Towels
  • Bedding
  • Everyday Clothes

Comments:

I wanted a washing machine that was American Made and looked good without all the fancy electronic dials which cost a fortune to replace.


By Mom

About Me Heavy Duty User

Verified

(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

Great washer

 
5.0

PROS

  • Large Capacity
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Quiet
  • Spins Clothes Dry
  • Energy Efficient
  • Adjustable Settings

CONS

BEST USES

Comments:

We do a lot of laundry (4 grand children). Cleans well, cycles through fast, quiet. Good by front loaders no more failed bearings. Great service from US Appliance, delivered undamaged and sooner than expected. Basic delivery to front door (500 ft. gravel driveway and up four stair porch).


By Typical User

About Me Frequent User

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

Would Definitely Buy Again

 
5.0

PROS

  • Clean Clothes Well

CONS

BEST USES

Comments:

This model of Speed Queen was not in stock, but it was delivered within the 3 weeks stated as normal delivery time. I leveled it when installing and it does not shake. We have used this washer for 2.5 months and wash each week. It does a good job. We have no complaints, which is a positive thing considering the performance of many new appliances these days.


By Laundry Queen

About Me Heavy Duty User

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(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

Old school washer rocks!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Quiet
  • Clean Clothes Well
  • Large Capacity

CONS

BEST USES

  • Everyday Clothes
  • Towels

Comments:

Tried the front load energy efficient washers. Took an hour and a half to wash a load of clothes and they came out stinky! Looked for an "old school" agitator style washer. Found this one and could not be happier. Loads are done and CLEAN in 15-20 minutes. Washer is quiet, easy to use and sturdy. Warranty from Speed Queen is better than any other on the market. Highly recommend this washer.


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