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5.1 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum/ 1,300 RPM/ 14 Washing Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)/ Upfront Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle With Touch Buttons/ Large Chrome Square Rimmed Glass Door With Dark Blue Tinted Cover/ TurboWash Technology/ 6Motion Technology/ SmartDiagnosis/ TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System/ Magnet Ventilation/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ Internal Water Heater/ White Finish
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LG White Mega Capacity TurboWash Front Load Steam Washer, Model WM8000WH

Mega Capacity, Mega Clean
Give you washer all you’ve got!  With the LG WM8000HW, the Mega Capacity TurboWash Steam Washer is big enough to handle the largest and toughest of loads.  Measuring in at 5.1 cubic feet in a NeverRust™ stainless steel drum, a big family with dirty laundry is no match. With LG's direct drive motor, it comes with a 10-year limited warranty for long efficiency guarantee. Enjoy 14 washing programs that clean your most delicate and most durable fabrics, all in one load. With a variety of options like ColdWash™ for using cold water while saving energy, and SenseClean™ option for knowing just when your load is done.

With superior technology the LG WM8000HW is quiet enough to be on the second floor of your house without disruption and LG's proprietary SmartDiagnosis™ lets you know if there is a problem, and exactly what the problem is. This saves time and money on troubleshooting allowing for a stress-free washing experience.

Innovative Features & Advanced Technology
A handful of exception features round out this washer’s big size.  With TurboWash™ Technology, you can get your fabrics extra clean, without ruining them.  The steam technology in the LG WM8000HW helps eliminate wrinkles and sanitizes your most precious delicates.  With 14 washing programs, a NeverRust™ steel drum and specific fabric cleaning requirements, no load is too difficult.  With the AAFA Certified Allergine™ cycle, you can remove harmful allergens from your fabrics. Never worry about using too much energy, as the LG WM8000HW is one of the most Energy Star Efficient units on the market! You can even use this unit as part of a stackable washer and dryer option for saving room in your home!

Features:

General

  • 5.1 cu. ft. Mega Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • 1,300 RPM
  • 14 Washing Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)

Stylish Design

  • Upfront Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™ with touch buttons
  • Large Chrome Square Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover
  • Extra Wide Door Opening
  • Stackable with Matching Dryer (Stacking Kit Sold Separately)
  • Optional Matching Drawer Pedestal

Innovations

  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • Steam Technology
  • AAFA Certified Allergiene™ Cycle
  • NSF Certified Sanitary Cycle
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • 6Motion™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • Magnet Ventilation
  • ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2012
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SenseClean™
  • Delay Wash (Up to 19 Hours)
  • 10° TilTub™

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 5.1 cu. ft.

Appearance

  • Design Look: Front Control
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
  • Touch Buttons
  • Dial-A-Cycle™

Wash Programs

  • No. of Programs: 14
    • Wash Programs: Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Perm. Press, Delicates, Hand Wash/Wool,Speed Wash, Sanitary, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Towels, Allergiene™, Tub Clean, Small Load, Jumbo Wash
  • No. of Options: 12
    • Options: Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Delay Wash, Custom Program, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, Signal On/Off, Steam, FreshCare™, TurboWash™, Drum Light
  • No. of Wash/Rinse Temps: Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
  • Spin Speeds: Extra High (1,200 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
  • No. of Water Levels: Automatically adjusts to the size of load
  • No. of Soil Levels: 5

Fabric Care

  • TurboWash™
  • Steam
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • Allergiene™ Cycle
  • SenseClean™ System

Convenience

  • 4 Tray Dispenser: Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • LoadSense
  • Status Indicator(s)
  • End of Cycle Signal
  • Child Lock
  • Auto Suds Removal
  • Forced Drain System
  • Internal Water Heater
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • Leveling Legs: 4 Adjustable Legs
  • Easy Loading TilTub™

Motor and Agitator

  • Motor Type: Direct Drive Motor
  • Motor Speed: Variable
  • Max RPM: 1,300
  • Axis: Horizontal

Materials

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet: PCM
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Plate: Painted
  • Transparent Glass Door
  • Door Rim: Large Square Chrome Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover

Power Source

  • Ratings: UL Listed
  • Electrical Requirements: 120V, 10 Amps
  • Type: Electric

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 40-4/5"
  • Width: 29"
  • Depth: 32-3/10"
  • Depth With Door Open: 57"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 227.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 234 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • One Year Parts and Labor
    • 10 Years Motor
    • Lifetime on Drum
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
Load TypeFront Loading
SteamYes
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)5.1
Height (inches)40.8
Width (inches)29
Depth (inches)32.3
Depth with Door Open57
DispensersPrewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterYes
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles14
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1200
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer
 
4.9

(based on 243 reviews)

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Pros

  • Performance (193)
  • Features/settings (178)
  • Quality (177)
  • Easy to use (176)
  • Style/design (120)

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    • Delicate (7)
    • Everyday clothes (7)
    • Heavy/bulky items (7)
    • Towels (7)
    • Bedding (6)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    This is an Excellent Machine

    Because of the size, I'm able to wash two queen size pillows. Not a stain was left when the cycle finished. Impressive, just like new! I've washed my queen size mattress pads...Read complete review

    Because of the size, I'm able to wash two queen size pillows. Not a stain was left when the cycle finished. Impressive, just like new! I've washed my queen size mattress pads with ease. Finally, to my great surprise and satisfaction, I was able to wash the King size comforter (102"x86") I have. I had my doubts as I stuffed the comforter into the machine, but it actually washed it using the JUMBO WASH setting plus the TurboWash option. For our underwear, I used the Sanitary cycle, which is stated to kill 99.9% of bacteria. The machine has an internal water heater to get the water to EXTRA HOT. All of our underwear came out like new. For the towels there's even a TOWEL cycle setting for excellent cleaning results and the high spin cycle removes most of the water to reduce drying time. I can feel that my towels are dryer coming out of the washing machine than they were when I had my old top loader. I'm SO VERY HAPPY with this purchase. I don't mind the money that I spent on it. I don't have to trudge to the laundromat to wash my large items anymore. It's actually great to knock out a week's worth of laundry in just a few short hours.

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    Poorly made

    Started having issues as soon as the warranty ended. This is too expensive of a product to have issues after a year and a half. The button to turn it on is off...Read complete review

    Started having issues as soon as the warranty ended. This is too expensive of a product to have issues after a year and a half. The button to turn it on is off center, and will not push in easily. It takes about 5 minutes to push a button now, and support did not have a fix for this. I can still get it to work, by pushing it around for a while on the side that isn't fitting in easily. It is frustrating to put a bunch of clothes in the laundry, and not know whether I can get it to start or not.

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    5.0

    Less Time Doing Laundry

    By lana

    from Colorado

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    • Easy to use
    • Features/Settings
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        Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

        This washer is a lifesaver (I also bought the matching dryer). I have a large family and instead of having 12 loads of laundry each week, I do 6. It also takes hours instead of days! There are a lot of options and I have really enjoyed the steamer on the dryer for those times when clothes don't quite make it out of the dryer before they wrinkle. The presets are great as well; you can change them, but I never have. I used to have a top load washer and am amazed at the savings in water and soap! Our clothes get cleaner; I even love to hear the tune that plays to tell you the laundry is done. I would recommend this to any busy person who wants to spend less time on laundry!

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        5.0

        This product is AWESOME!!!

        By Gina

        from Dallas, TX, USA

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        • Quality
        • style/design

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            Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

            GREAT Washer! Uses less water and less energy. I can wash my King Size comforter with no problems. No more tips to the laundrymat - Yay!!! LOTS of option/cyces to choose from, even steam cycles. My two-year old and I enjoy watchng the tub go round-and-round. Definitely worth the money!

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            5.0

            This product has great features

            By Char

            from WV

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                Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                I was amazed how much cleaner my clothes are. I previously owned an older top load washer and I an additional plus was how much my water bill decreased.

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                3.0

                My washer has been replaced.

                By Anonymous

                from Illinois, USA

                Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                This model was replaced because I had several problems with the washer. Thank goodness for the warranty! The sales person should warn customers about possible water hammering (banging) noise when washer is filling with water that is not covered under your limited warranty.

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                5.0

                Best washing machine we have ever purchased.

                By Larry

                from Carlisle, PA, USA

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                    Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                    Our washing machine died and left us with a trip either to a Laundromat, or to replace the machine. We choose the latter. Our size requirement and the need to replace the machine immediately narrowed the field greatly. We decided on the LGWM8000HVA 5.2 cu. ft. partly because we had purchased LG appliances before, but mostly because it met all our requirements and then some. We are very happy with all our LG appliances and would recommend them to anyone in need of new appliances.

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                    5.0

                    What a great pair of machines !!!

                    By deeken11

                    from Cleona, PA, USA

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use
                    • Features/Settings
                    • Performance
                    • Plays Music
                    • Quality
                    • saves detergent
                    • Saves water
                    • style/design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                        Bought the big capacity washer and matching dryer. Couldn't wait to try them out. What an amazing pair. It's just a thrill to watch the washer weigh the clothes, then decide how much water to use, which is really a small amount... The dryer is also amazing. Best washer and dryer we ever had. Got the matching bases for each also. Nice looking, heavy duty machines. Not only saving on water but also on the laundry detergent. Also don't have to do laundry as much due to the big drums. I would suggest these to anyone.

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                        5.0

                        One of the best and Amazing Machine from LG

                        By SLC

                        from New Jersey

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                        • Easy to use
                        • Energy efficient
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                            Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                            This is a great product with n number of features, specially the Turbo wash, Stream technology, load balancer, front water sprinkler and so on .. The rinse cycle is absolutely clean and dry, the cloths are almost dry once wash is done. Energy efficient, with capacity to handle bulk loads in one go, I don't see a energy bills going up. I am very happy with my Washer. Thanks to LG for making such innovations.

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                            1.0

                            Poorly made

                            By Busy Mom

                            from Danville, CA, USA

                            Pros

                            • Capacity

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                Started having issues as soon as the warranty ended. This is too expensive of a product to have issues after a year and a half. The button to turn it on is off center, and will not push in easily. It takes about 5 minutes to push a button now, and support did not have a fix for this. I can still get it to work, by pushing it around for a while on the side that isn't fitting in easily. It is frustrating to put a bunch of clothes in the laundry, and not know whether I can get it to start or not.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                So far so good

                                By CB2014

                                from Woodford, VA 22580, USA

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                                • Easy to use
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                                    Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                    Purchased this washer about 6 months ago. We have a large family and so far it is working great. Owned several top loading washers in the passed and they haven't lasted more than a few years. This washer does clean the clothes better and it has great energy and water saving features.

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                                    5.0

                                    Big Momma

                                    By Ang

                                    from Texas, USA

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy to use
                                    • Features/Settings
                                    • Large Capacity
                                    • Performance
                                    • Quality
                                    • style/design

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                                        Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                        Love this BIG MOMMA washer & matching dryer!!! I work shift work so our laundry piles up for 3 days (2 adults, 1 teenager, 1 grade school) at a time and I can load this BIG MOMMA washer and dryer and have our laundry done in 2 to 3 loads tops. I wanted the biggest and the best that was available and I got it. So far so good. It is a little expensive but well worth it as I am not spending my first day off work doing laundry for 12 hours straight. I just got this set in April 2014 so we haven't had it very long but my favorite feature is the set it and forget it; I can set a load to wash 5 or 6 hours after I go to sleep and when I wake up pop them in the dryer and the clothes don't spend all day in the wash just sitting there getting stinky, absolutely love it!!

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