715 Consumer Reviews for Power Pressure Cooker XL - Page 2

Average Consumer Rating: 2.4
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5 star: 167 4 star: 66 3 star: 43 2 star: 67 1 star:  372
Bottom Line: 37% would recommend it to a friend
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  • 2 out 2 people found this review helpful

    Stopped functioning in 6 months

    • Bryan, TX,
    • Jul 18, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    We received the Power Pressure Cooker XL as a Christmas gift and were excited to put it into service. We've used the cooker 1-2 per week for meals and canning. The cooker worked well until this past week when the heating element failed. We've only had the cooker for 6 months! The warranty is only 60 days and just the shipping expense to send in for repair is about the cost of the new cooker! We are very disappointed with the warranty and service options. Pity their product does not hold up. We will not reinvest in this brand.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 2 out 2 people found this review helpful

    Not happy

    • Elmira, NY,
    • Jul 13, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    I ordered the pressure cooker. Changed my mind. Refunding money. Charged me for canceling the order. They would not wave it. Plus the operator I talked to said I had to submit to a damage waver. That was a red flag. Plus she was trying to get me to spend more money. Plus a identity theft program. Plus a shipping charge protection. I will never do business with them again! Crooks!

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 3 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Bad quality

    • Clermont, FL,
    • May 30, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    I bought my unit at Walmart. It works fine. My only problem is the inner insert, it did peel off the first time I wash, and I couldn't use it again. Everything sticks, and I use wood utensils. I can't find the replacement.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 3 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Parts for PCWAL1

    For all who are looking for parts for this pressure cooker are obviously not getting them.

    I called the company and was told to send $24.99 for shipping and handling and send it to Fairfield, New Jersey, 07004, for a replacement unit.

    They don’t have parts for this one anymore.

    I went to UPS to have it boxed and shipped; $64 from Rhode Island to New Jersey. I can buy a new one for cheaper than that, which I won’t because their unit while good is good, but not the policy. I would hope for from this company for a crap pot.

    Do NOT buy the Pressure Cooker XL!

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 1 out 1 people found this review helpful

    Defective non-stick insert

    • Nova Scotia, Canada,
    • Apr 20, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    After using my sister's Power Pressure Cooker XL, I received my own. I was very excited.

    Unfortunately, after three (that is correct, three) uses, the non-stick coating started to come off the insert.

    My local store wouldn't take it back, so I contacted the company, to be told the following:

    Please stop using the pot.

    I was told to make sure the liner was cooled off before washing it.

    You will need to purchase a new liner.

    Given a phone number that is long distance (no toll-free number).

    Their lack of empathy, sympathy and terrible customer is like none I have ever experienced before. I am dealing with a manufacturer's defect. I have not ever used anything but a soft spatula in the pot. In the video on the website - Eric uses a metal spatula.

    I am so very disappointed, as now I have a Power Pressure Cooker XL that I can't use, and the company won't help me.

    Sadly, I don't recommend the pot based on my customer service.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 2 out 2 people found this review helpful

    Teflon peeling off

    I purchased the 10-qt pressure cooker. The Teflon in the bottom of my pan is peeling. When I called customer service, they informed me that I was going to have to purchase another inner pan at the cost of 20 something dollars. And that these inserts need to be replaced every six months. No one ever mentioned that to me when I purchased this pan, had I known that I would have never spent that kind of money.

    I would not recommend this company to anyone, they do not back up their product when this is actually a defect. I don’t use harsh chemicals of any kind nor do I use and metal utensils in my cooker. There are no scratches or anything in the pan, so therefore this is manufactured defect. Very disappointed.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • My Power Pressure Cooker worked for about 6 months

    • Carson City, NV,
    • Mar 19, 2018
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    My Power Pressure Cooker worked well for about six months, up until the timer system went haywire and just did this ding dang thing and failed altogether. Yes, it cooked my ribs just fine as well as making pulled pork, but the company needs to recognize the cooker's problems and get back to the drawing board.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 3 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Use and satisfaction with the Power Pressure Cooker XL

    My wife and I bought this cooker 3 years ago at Walmart with the thought that if it didn't work well, we would return it.

    We had vegetables at home so I bought a chuck roast, figured it would be a good test. We got home late but unpacked and washed the unit. I browned the roast, cut up some onions, added celery, potatoes, carrots, garlic, and about 3/4 cup of beef broth. I put the lid on set it at 80 kPa for 45 minutes. The end result was a great pot roast in about 1 and 1/2 hour. You can't do that in an oven.

    Since then I use it at least three times a week for everything from oatmeal to mac & cheese. We love the easy cleanup and the speed you can cook things. I don't like to cook from frozen, but I have done chicken and pork chops from frozen and had great results. Dried beans are a breeze, so easy; I always use them in my chili now.

    There are some things you can't do in a pressure cooker like roast chicken, but I cook my chicken in the cooker for 40 minutes and then brown it in the oven, which cuts cooking time way down, and by using chicken broth and/or sherry and some veggies, you force the flavor into the meat. These work the same as a stove top pressure cooker with less work; you have to add some time to your cook times as they don't get to 15 lbs or more of pressure. I love it and couldn't do without it!

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 3 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Customer service

    I need a part, and it has been hell, and I am still not close to getting it. I tried to tell them that my address is physical only, no delivery, and that please put the PO Box as UPS likes to drop packages off at USPS and then I never get the item. He refused to put the whole address down so I asked how it would be shipped, and he said who knows it goes how it goes. Then he told me to try eBay or Amazon, maybe they could help me.

    The cooker is actually good, but once you buy it, then they basically don't give a blank once they get their money. You can go buy another one. Their website is horrid. Why can't they just let you order what you need party wise online instead of sending you to india? I am just so sad about this. I really love the product, but can't use it. Wow, bad customer service.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 4 out 4 people found this review helpful

    Do not buy

    We had invited 15 people over for lunch. The pressure cooker would not work. Left us without dinner and hungry people. Really embarrassing. We expected to at least to use it once.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 1 out 1 people found this review helpful

    Power Pressure Cooker XL

    • Los Angeles, CA,
    • Feb 24, 2018
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    Do NOT buy through mail order. It costs $50 to ship it back if you do not like it. The cord is too short. It cooks okay, but I found I can cook many things in a rice cooker and get the same results (it just takes a little longer).

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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