Zanussi ZX99/5 Reviews

Click here if this is your business
★☆☆☆☆
1.2 / 5
8% of users recommend this
Click here if this is your business
  • Ease of Use

  • Durability

  • Style

  • Service & Support

  • Value For Money

Summary

Type: Bottom Freezer
Total Volume: 11.9 Cu. Ft. / 337 Liter
2 Shelves

Door Opens To Left And Right
Efficiency: A
? Ask our helpful community of experts about this product or company
Zanussi ZX99/5 - Ask a question now

Media Gallery for Zanussi ZX99/5

Zanussi ZX99/5
Zanussi ZX99/5
Zanussi ZX99/5
Zanussi ZX99/5

Refine your search

Use the tools below to refine your search by only displaying reviews with a certain number of star ratings or to only show reviews from a certain time period. Eg click on '1 star' to just display the reviews we have which received a 1 star rating click or 'Within the last month' to display just reviews posted over the last month.

  • Average Rating Over Time
  • Within the last month ***** (From 0 reviews)
  • Within the last 6 months *** (From 0 reviews)
  • Within the last 12 months * (From 0 reviews)

Latest Reviews

★★☆☆☆

“The Bleeping Alarms...”

Written on: 01/03/2013

The design for the Zanussi ZX99/5 is good but noticed that the bottom shelf where I housed my cartons of milk, snapped off when the fridge/freezer door was opened and the milk topped onto the plastic shelf- maybe the design needs to tighter to incorporate cartons of milk up to 6 lires in size. For the last year I have nearly every day had to manually turn off the temperature alarm that annoyingly bleeps constantly and for no apparent reason. Ultimately, i have bought a new Samsung… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“i bought my zx99/5si for £400 in october 2004, during...”

Written on: 28/03/2011 by jonesmogs (1 review written)

i bought my zx99/5si for £400 in october 2004, during christmas 2005 we noticed that food was spoiling in the fridge(upper)compartment,contacted zanussi and was told basically to sod off as it was 2 months out of warranty,as i am a technician by trade i had a look myself and found that the defrost timer had failed,£25 later and a manual defrost saw the thing working again, albeit for only 4 months,then a warm fridge again!inspection revealed a failed circulation fan,price for the part?-£75!,i… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.

Guest's Response to jonesmogs's Review

Written on: 18/07/2011

i agree poor components and Zanussi after sales is poor cheaper to replace my 3 year old freezer than repair I will never buy Electrolux products AEG Zanussi same company

Reply to this comment
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review Read 1 Comment
★★★★☆

“Zanussi Fridge freezer model 99/5 intelliflow ”

Written on: 30/08/2010 by Dee 18 (1 review written)

Zanussi Fridge freezer model 99/5 intelliflow

bought this model in November 2004 from a small dealer, it was classed as A grade second £299.00 had a few scratches but otherwise perfect and until earlier this year no problems, then it started beeping inconsistantly, usually solved by opening door pressing button, checked manual which indicated temp drop so I assumed that it was due to door not being closed properly especially as it righted itself when door opened and closed then over last week… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“Bought the ZX99/5SI in December 2003 and within the...”

Written on: 25/08/2010

Bought the ZX99/5SI in December 2003 and within the first 18 months it developed an annoying beep during the night. Frustratingly this was just outside the warranty period and Zanussi wanted £380 to replace the compressor, we eventually settled on £180 but within 18 months the temperature beepers were back to annoy us. Food and freezer temeratures were fine so we have lived with the beeping (and cancelling manually) but now it has packed in. We will not be repairing it. We loved its look… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“£349.99 paid for this model in May 2005,August 2010...”

Written on: 18/08/2010 by joolthefool (1 review written)

£349.99 paid for this model in May 2005,August 2010 the fridge no longer works which makes the fridge freezer useless for a functional kitchen.It has been cared for and not abused.shelves also started to fracture and repairs needed to be made in 2004.Too expensive to replace by buying.
Don't waste your money but hey its a lottery these days on how long electrical goods last no matter what make or model.Get a grip you fat cats and give us proper value for money… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“Zanussi Fridge ZRG614SW Absoute Rubbish. It cost £199...”

Written on: 07/05/2010

Zanussi Fridge ZRG614SW Absoute Rubbish. It cost £199 and within four months the handle has stress fractures from both screw points and is too weak to open fridge. Contacted Zanussi/Electrolux What a joke Zero customer service tried to tell me that the years guarantee doesn't cover weak plastic handles!

I am waiting to hear from John Lewis but trust me I am going to the small claims to FORCE Zanussi to take responsibility! Absolutely disgusting!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.

Adriennec's Comment

Written on: 27/05/2010

Good for you, fight them! Consumer Direct say if under six months you are entitled to full refund on goods not fit for purpose intended. I have a Zanussi fridge and freezer, side by side. Going onto my 4th handle on fridge in 15 months, now freezer is going. Zanussi say there is no problem.

Reply to this comment
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review Read 1 Comment
★★★★☆

“Starting with the negative, some of the trim broke off...”

Written on: 15/04/2010

Starting with the negative, some of the trim broke off fairly easily when hit with an ogject (like a sweeping brush or vac), but didn't look too bad to the naked eye and that's it. Never had an problem with it in 4 years, alarms have gone off but on inspection, things weren't stored correctly or the door wasn't closed properly. Top product. Gave it to my sister when we moved, now I want it back 'cos integrated appliances are too small in comparison!!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“Rubbish. Lasted just 3 years. Spent over £100 on...”

Written on: 13/01/2010

Rubbish. Lasted just 3 years. Spent over £100 on repairs that made no difference. After months of temperature alarms going off all the time including through the night it was eventually just too warm to put anything in. It ended up that the fridge was warmer than the kitchen!!!!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.

Minnie4567's Comment

Written on: 25/01/2010

I found this review very helpful because...I too have this same fridge freezer except mine is 5 years old. I was wondering whether to have it repaired or buy new. I experienced the self same problems, lights flashing, beeping regularly especially when you were in bed. As my gas boiler has just broken down and we are without heat it defiantely is warmer inside my fridge than out. Just had to throw loads of food away that has defrosted! Will defiantely buy new and not a Zanussi.

Reply to this comment
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review Read 1 Comment
★☆☆☆☆

“We had exactly the same problem: beeping every now and...”

Written on: 12/10/2009

We had exactly the same problem: beeping every now and again and then, last summer continous beeping. Now it stopped working completely and we just ordered a new one. Not this brand, though... Do not buy it!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“This isn't quite the same model as I had (ZENB9950),...”

Written on: 29/07/2009

This isn't quite the same model as I had (ZENB9950), but it looks pretty similar. Mine gave up after 3 years as well.

Looks like Zanussi Electrolux are really best avoided if you expect your fridge to last for a reasonable length of time… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“The Zanussi ZX99/5 looks good but shoddy workmanship;...”

Written on: 22/05/2009

The Zanussi ZX99/5 looks good but shoddy workmanship; poor durability… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“when i fill my Zanussi ZX99/5 the temprature alarm...”

Written on: 15/10/2008 by laurag78 (1 review written)

when i fill my Zanussi ZX99/5 the temprature alarm keeps going off & is really anoying,
it has lost temprature in the fridge compartment almost completely now & thats with me turning it up to 5 ( full) which i should'nt have to do.
now i dont know what to do......any suggestions??
i would never get another one… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“bought Zanussi ZX99/5 from john lewis with a 2 year...”

Written on: 03/10/2008 by mikestretch (1 review written)

bought Zanussi ZX99/5 from john lewis with a 2 year g/tee. on the day the g/tee expired noticed fridge not as cold as normal, turned it up. following day fridge at room temp. freezer still cold. called up zanussi repair people earliest appointment 2 weeks! ... in the meantime the freezer went into complete defrost ruining contents. switched off, then on again, both fridge and freezer now working normally, then zanussi engineer turned up.... took it apart, put it back together,reckoned fan… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.

Joolthefool's Response to mikestretch's Review

Written on: 18/08/2010

I found this review very helpful because...My ZX99/5 Fridge freezer purchased from COMET 28/05/05 has now started to cause me major problems.
<br/>18/08/2010 the fridge freezer made an alarming noise which turned out to be the fridge becoming redundant.I cleaned the back as instructed by the manual but the fridge is more than useless.The alarm goes off constantly.The freezer is working so far but i'm not holding hope.
<br/>&pound;349.99 down the pan and another massive carbon footprint inflicted on mother earth as i will have to purchase new again as repair costs are unreal and not effective.Nothing is made to last but we get told to help our enviroment and be aware of our carbon footprint.Zanussi and many other manufacturers need to get a grip and start making items to last much longer.If this means more expensive products that last so be it.Once again greedy fat cats creaming it off the majority who can ill afford luxuries.

Reply to this comment
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review Read 1 Comment
★★☆☆☆

“After three years of continuous use my Zanussi ZX99/5...”

Written on: 25/07/2008

After three years of continuous use my Zanussi ZX99/5 fridge freezer is now needing new parts every year which cost around £100 - £200. I just think the freezer is rubbish a and the technical support that comes with it is poor. Not recommended… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★★☆☆☆

“It is disappointing that it broke down after just 3...”

Written on: 03/06/2008 by peterhrob2 (1 review written)

It is disappointing that it broke down after just 3 years, one would expect more… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
☆☆☆☆☆

“Thought i was making a decent purchase buying the...”

Written on: 31/05/2008 by BANKS1 (1 review written)

Thought i was making a decent purchase buying the Zanussi ZX99/5. They are usually a reputable brand name. But it has cost an absolute premium. How wrong I was. Never ever again will I be purchasing another zanussi product. Ever!
Not worth the bother, so dont touch it with a barge pole, not even if its free.
And that's final!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“Not a happy bunny. Buying Electrolux to replace it.”

Written on: 19/11/2007 by jo howes (1 review written)

Not a happy bunny. Buying Electrolux to replace it… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
★☆☆☆☆

“Don't buy Zanussi!”

Written on: 01/07/2007 by arsenal62 (1 review written)

Don't buy Zanussi!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
☆☆☆☆☆

“Considering the cost and how long it has worked for, I...”

Written on: 25/09/2006 by christian p (1 review written)

Considering the cost and how long it has worked for, I am totally disappointed. I have had all summer without a fridge or freezer. I have had the Zanussi ZX99/5 for just over a year. The fridge boils, and it will not stay cold. An engineer has been every week since June, and replaced several parts, and it only works for 1 or 2 days. If you put food in, the freezer stops working… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
☆☆☆☆☆

“Looks good, Was quite expensive but thought it would...”

Written on: 20/09/2006 by truddle (1 review written)

Looks good, Was quite expensive but thought it would be worth the price due to the good name - Zanussi !!
Temperature keeps failing in fridge. Freezer good. Every few days we have to empty both fridge and freezer and leave for 24 hours then plug in and all is okish for a few days then back to temperature failure again. Asked Zanussi advice by email but no response from them. Would not buy another Zanussu ever!!… Read Full Review

If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
overview