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Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 review

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Key features
  • Freestanding
  • White
  • Large capacity
Reviewed

Ever started a wash and then found a stray sock in need of a good clean? Well, the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F165 washing machine comes with a nifty feature to help fix this problem. Press one button and you can stop the wash and either add or remove items from the drum. This is bound to be handy for some, but helpfulness aside, just how good is this machine at washing clothes? To find out, we tested it. Read on for our full review of this Fisher & Paykel washing machine.

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We have tested 313 washing machines and found that there are 20 Don't Buys and 147 Best Buys.
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  3. 89%
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