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Whirlpool White Top Loading Washer - WTW4950XW

Abt Model: WTW4950XWH | UPC Code: 883049200262
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3.6 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Steel Wash Basket/ Auto Load Sensing/ Quiet Spin Technology/ Cycle Status Bar/ 800 RPM Maximum Spin Speed/ Care Control Temperature Management/ 12 Automatic Cycles/ Wide-Opening Lid/ White Finish
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Energy Star Rated - No

Whirlpool WTW4950XW White Top Loading Washer, Model WTW4950XWH

This high-efficiency washer delivers increased capacity, better cleaning performance and gentleness, and more energy savings than traditional top-load washer. The H2Low™ wash system automatically senses the size of each load to use less water and deliver better cleaning performance and gentleness than a traditional top load washer. Activate the EcoBoost™ option to even further lower your overall energy use.

Features:

  • 3.6 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • CEE Tier III Qualified
  • H2Low™ wash system with Auto Load Sensing
  • Care Control Temperature Management
  • EcoBoost™
  • Quiet Spin technology
  • 800 RPM Maximum Spin Speed
  • Impeller
  • Cycle status bar
  • Wide-opening lid
  • 12 Automatic Cycles
  • Heavy Duty Cycle
  • Bulky Items Cycle
  • Normal Cycle
  • Casual Cycle
  • Delicate Cycle
  • Quick Wash Cycle
  • Soak Cycle
  • Clean Washer Cycle with Affresh®
  • On/Off Extra Rinse Option
  • On/Off Fabric Softener Knob
  • Bleach Dispenser
  • 4 Selectable Water Levels
  • 4 Selectable Water Temperatures

Specifications:

Construction Drum

  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Wash Motor: 1/3 hp PSC
  • Lid: Solid
  • Lid Hinge: Standard

Performance

  • Max Spin Speed: 800
  • Spin Speed - High: 2
  • Bleach Dispenser: Gravity Bleach Dispenser
  • Number of Cycles: 12
  • Normal - Extra Heavy: Normal - Extra Heavy
  • Normal - Heavy: Normal - Heavy
  • Normal - Light: Normal - Light
  • Normal - Regular: Normal - Regular
  • Clean Washer: Clean Washer with Affresh™
  • Soak
  • Extra Rinse: Extra Rinse
  • Number of Temperatures: 4
  • Hot / Cold: Hot / Cold (ATC)
  • Warm / Cold: Warm/Cold (ATC)
  • Cool / Cold: Cool / Cold (ATC)
  • Number of Soil Levels: 4

Addtional

  • Energy Star Qualified: Energy Star Qualified

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 43"
  • Width: 27.5"
  • Depth: 27"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 140 lbs
  • Shipping: 160 lbs

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts And Labor

Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

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Load TypeTop Loading
SteamNo
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)3.6
Height (inches)43
Width (inches)27.5
Depth (inches)27
DispensersBleach
Control TypeRotary-Mechanical
End-Of-Cycle SignalNo
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings4
Wash Cycles12
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)800
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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Whirlpool WTW4950XW White Top Loading Washer
 
4.1

(based on 1399 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (1011)
  • Energy savings (936)
  • Performance (842)
  • Convenient features (778)
  • Design (556)

Cons

  • Sound level (419)
  • Cleanability (130)
  • Pricey / poor value (48)
  • Performance (18)
  • Quality (10)

Best Uses

  • Everyday clothes (10)
  • Towels (8)
  • Bedding (7)
  • Heavy/bulky items (7)
  • Delicate (5)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

AWESOME!

This machine was a gift from my Dad after my last washer suffered an "injury" inflicted by me.
First off, I live in a single wide mobile home,...Read complete review

This machine was a gift from my Dad after my last washer suffered an "injury" inflicted by me.
First off, I live in a single wide mobile home, I am not on city water but on a well (water conservation is a must!). My last washer shook my house like an earthquake and used way too much water.
I also wanted a front loading washer for my comforters and such but decided on trying a top loading, non-agitator one instead. This is the perfect solution!
My first suggestion upon using this machine is to READ THE INSTRUCTIONS!!! And switch to HE laundry detergent (that is a must have! I use the Tide Pods, 1 pod per load or two on bulky items)
This is not your "old style/school" washer!
My first load was 12 pairs of jeans (I have 2 boys). On my old washer I would have set the water level at medium or large. This washer provided the water at just above the clothes. I'd say it used 25% of the water. I was pleasantly surprised. I did it on the Regular cycle and it took exactly 45 minutes from beginning to end (closing of the lid to putting it in the dryer), no extra rinse or ecoboost option. I believe that it takes a few minutes for the washer to sense the load amount and fill the water accordingly. (Have patience people). As for the noise level, much quieter than my last washer. The installers from Lowe's balanced it, and tested the water hoses before leaving (however, they did mix up the hoses on the back of the machine and were happy to come out the next day to rectify their mistake). This washer doesn't shake my house on the spin cycle! (this is a nice bonus in my book!).
My next item to wash was a bulky item, a down alternative feather bed. In my old washer it barely fit due to the agitator and never really got fully clean. I had a stain on it for over a month, put it in this washer with two Tide pods and that stain is GONE!! Yes, on the bulky items setting it does take longer to wash, I believe because of the setting and it takes a bit more to wash a large item. This washer also cleaned my 88'X90' Queen size down alternative comforter as well (not too mention it fit inside of the machine!)
Overall, I'm very happy with my gift, happy that I can conserve water (the first day of using this machine I did 5 loads and never got low or ran out of water. I once did 6 Super loads on my old washer and ran out of water!), and happy that I can finally use the Energy saving cycle on my dryer (no I don't have the matching dryer) for it's intended use, to save on my electric bill!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The worst washer!

Well, I have not had this washer one month and the repair man has been twice. The washer does NOT balance itself. It does NOT wash the powder or liquid out of your...Read complete review

Well, I have not had this washer one month and the repair man has been twice. The washer does NOT balance itself. It does NOT wash the powder or liquid out of your clothes. It does not spin completely every time, you have to set it again to drain/spin. I have ruined so many clothes because the liquid detergent stained the clothes and powder detergent is left in clumps on the clohes. The washer does not put enough water in the barrel to wash clothes properly and you cannot wash but a very small amount of clothes. DO NOT BUY THIS WASHER!!!!!!

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Don't buy this washer!!!

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        I purchased this washer about a year and a half ago after saving for what seemed like forever for it. As a single mom, I was so excited to not drag my kids to the laundry mat anymore every week. I selected it because it was supposed to be energy efficient. The washer constantly runs and I have to intervene. When it does finally stop, usually around an hour later, the cloths are sopping wet and then I have to run them through the spin cycle again and again. Now I'm saving for a new washer, again. I can assure you it won't be a whirlpool.

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        2.0

        Disappointed

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        from Nassau County NY

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              Bought this 2 years ago- loved it until recently, when it began stopping before the spin cycle completed- leaving clothes sopping wet. Have to run drain and spin cycle several times. Seems to be par for the course for this machine, as others seem to have the same problem. Too bad they make things cheaply these days- my old GE washer lasted about 20 yrs before the motor finally went.

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              2.0

              Fine until recently

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              from Blandburg, PA

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                    I loved this at the start but now, it won't wash a load completely, It stops part way through a load and the sensor keeps saying it's off balance. No matter how I adjust it, it's still off balance. I checked and the machine is level so that's not the problem. I don't know if my load is clean and if I try to dry it, it takes hours. I'm not liking this one bit!

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                    1.0

                    Lasted 3 years

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                    from Berlin, MD

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                          It has been a great washer for 3 years, but now has suddenly worn out on us. The wash cycle won't finish and we have to run the "Drain and Spin" cycle 2-3 times to finish it. Also, The auto-locking feature for the lid is frustrating and unnecessary.

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                          COmplete JUNK

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                          from Houston, Texas

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                                Comments about Whirlpool WTW4950XW White Top Loading Washer:

                                I bought a 2011 and a major part affecting the start button went out. Cost to repair and replace part $289

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                                I hate this washer.

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                                from Charleston, WV

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                                As a previous person commented, the blacks always come out with white spots on them and have to be rewashed.

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                                Junk

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                                from Canoga Park

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                                      This washer is just over 1 yr old. The manufacturers warranty has just expired. I called for a service repair. The cost to repair the washer exceeded the original cost of the washer. It's now good for scrap metal only. I'll never buy whirlpool again.

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                                      5.0

                                      It's amazing. Great features and easy to use.

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                                      from Mechanicsville, VA, United States

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                                            We are very pleased to have purchased this washer.

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                                            Worst washer ever 4950 or 4500. They re numbered it. doesn't

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                                            from California, United States

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                                                  I WISH I COULD GET MY MONEY BACK. Bought this washer and dryer set from Best Buy 8-11-2011 replaced the bearing last year and it sounds horrible again.

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                                                  The worst washer ever in 45 years

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                                                        It tears all of my t-shirts only around the collar. It doesn't happen to any other clothes, only t-shirts and just the collar. It cleans very well, takes longer however due to HE. But I'm getting rid of it. It must be too harsh on thin t-shirts. I hate it.

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