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LG White Mega Capacity TurboWash Front Load Steam Washer - WM8000HW

Abt Model: WM8000WH | UPC Code: 048231012454
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LG - WM8000HW - Front Load Washers
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Regular Price $1499.00
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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
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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 290 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (226)
  • Features/settings (203)
  • Easy to use (199)
  • Quality (196)
  • Style/design (137)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Delicate (11)
    • Everyday clothes (11)
    • Bedding (10)
    • Heavy/bulky items (8)
    • Towels (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Frequent user (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A MUST for big loads

    Anyone who owns a king sized bed who has ever had to go to a Laundromat to wash their comforter has to have this washing machine. The capacity rivals that of any commercial washer...Read complete review

    Anyone who owns a king sized bed who has ever had to go to a Laundromat to wash their comforter has to have this washing machine. The capacity rivals that of any commercial washer with one exception: It has more features! We had a rather large capacity washer and dryer previously and then upgraded our bed from a queen to a king size. Our large capacity washer and dryer just could not handle the larger sheets, blankets and comforters we now own, not without having to wash them two or three times just to make sure they even got wet. This machine is, in a word; awesome! Not only does it easily handle our largest comforter but does so with ease, and the sheets, not even an issue. We could probably do two or three sets of king sized sheets at one time if we wanted to. And for normal sized loads, I have no doubt that the capacity and features on our LG machine are getting our clothes cleaner than they were when they were brand new! Our old machine had the ability to add an extra rinse cycle which is great for someone with sensitive skin. This machine can add THREE extra rinse cycles if you need it! I honestly enjoy doing the laundry now. I never thought I'd be able to say that!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    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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    4.0

    large and quiet

    By largefamily

    from Wisconsin, USA

    Pros

    • easy to use
    • Features/Settings
    • Performance
    • style/design
    • time saver/more capacity/less time

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

        Cons: a plastic shroud came off was found in driveway after the delivery boys left, and they used the standard delivery tools, the 2-man lift strap thingy. Tub springs can be heard bouncing during spin cycle which worries me about its quality. My old one sounded like a jackhammer during spin cycles and not once was i worried that it was gonna break. The tub bounces a lot more than my old one also, could be weaker springs probably. seems to have harder time finding center balance. Pros: no water hammering as others have reviewed could just be my personal setup but my old one had major water hammering so i expected it but it didn't have an issue. Clothes come out nice and clean with no residue. Almost super quiet, my old one sounded like a jackhammer in the basement, this one was soo quiet you hardly notice it. I had to use the flashlight to verify that it was using water after the initial water filling cycle because after that u don't hear a thing and i was sitting 5 inches from the washer when i tested it for the first time. The direct drive does make a whirling sound but you don't notice it unless you are listening for it, like i said i was next to this washer and didn't notice it until every thing else was quiet, and even then you only hear it if you are next to it. My old washer lasted 15 years and was still working but needed parts for worn out ones which ended costing in total more than what i paid for when i bought it, so i decided not to repair and just bought this new lg model. I use to do 2 wash loads and i don't have a lot of clothing with my new lg i only do one load now perfect size for my needs saved me an hour of time. NOTE, the hoses and leveling tool for is included in the tub so look for it. The delivery guys was a third party so they knew zero about my washer and told me my washer didn't come with new hoses. Also make sure your washer is perfectly stable as it will not start the spin cycle if the washer wobbles even at the slightest shaking. My washer sits at a slant in the floor so it was hard to level, but with the included tool it was soo easy i did it in seconds. Did i mention this thing is super quiet? Lastly the washer lets you know its done with not a buzzer but an awesome little tune, the was the icing on the cake for me, lol. so far i had no problems with it and loving it, I hope it lasts as long as my old washer that thing had 15 more years in it but it just wasn't cost worthy to keep it that way anymore.

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        5.0

        Top Washing Machine Worth Every Penny

        By Botanicalbizz

        from Northeast Pacific Street, Portland, OR, USA

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        • quality
        • style/design

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            Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

            A month ago I purchased the Graphite Steel top-of-line washer. It's a front loader and I love it. My sister and also my son and his family had told me they love, love, love their LG machines. I am waiting for the delivery of the pedestals and the dryer which should be here in a few days. Then the laundry room should be complete. The LG machine really cleans the clothes, yet is gentle on the fabrics. The tones are delightful. I am very happy with my investment.

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            5.0

            Great washer

            By twc

            from OK

            Pros

            • Performance
            • quality
            • Quickness
            • Quiet
            • style/design

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                At first we thought the washer was going to be too big and that we did not need the extra tub size but in fact what we found was that the extra size was a small inconvenience considering the substantial time savings that we experienced. We use to have piles of cloths in the laundry room and frequently did 2-3 loads a day but now seem to go days between loads. The cloths come out remarkably cleaner than with our 10 year old front loader. The ability to access the drain to clean it out is a great feature, my old machine had to be taken apart to access the drain and a plugged drain was the ultimate cause of it failing. The only minor cons that I have personally with this machine is that even though the music and lights on the settings are pretty, I would prefer to turn it on and push a button for my setting instead of having to turn a dial (sometimes a couple or three turns) to my desired setting and that the setting titles for the spin speed, water temp, etc are not lit up and are hard to see in low light - will probably memorize the locations of these settings soon, however.

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                5.0

                Great washer!

                By btd2z

                from VA

                Pros

                • Performance
                • quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                    I've moved 3 times in 10 years and have purchased an LG washer / dryer each time. Great quality and features!

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                    5.0

                    Great Product

                    By Hankster42

                    from Crest Hill, IL

                    About Me Frequent User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable Settings
                    • Clean Clothes Well
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Large Capacity
                    • Quiet
                    • Spins Clothes Dry

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedding
                      • Delicates
                      • Everyday Clothes
                      • Heavy/Bulky Items
                      • Towels

                      Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                      The wasaher saves time, water and gets clothes very clean

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Everyone at ABT is very helpful and professional. We have now replaced all our major appliances from ABTand are very imppressed with them

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                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Family Washer

                      By jdorko15

                      from Grand Blanc, MI 48439, USA

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use
                      • Features/Settings
                      • Performance
                      • quality
                      • style/design

                      Cons

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                          Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                          This washer was for a family of 5 including a baby and two nurses so we needed a great washer. I spent days reading reviews from major consumer magazines, online reviews at stores and finally decided this was the one for us. We have had it for 3 months now and it is clearly a great investment for our family. I didn't necessarily think it was wise to spend over $1000 on a washer at first but we shopped around got a good price and have since realized it is worth every penny. Love the large capacity and sterilize settings for scrubs and baby accidents. Would reccomend to any family!

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                          5.0

                          Fantastic capacity, great options.

                          By Don

                          from Des Moines, IA, USA

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                          • Performance
                          • quality
                          • style/design

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                              Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                              This washer is quiet, thorough, very easy to use. It could be improved by lighting the option category. Water temp, spin speed, etc.. Probably easy to read on a pedastal.

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Addition to New Home

                              By Megz

                              from Missouri

                              Pros

                              • Easy to use
                              • Features/Settings
                              • Quality

                              Cons

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                                  Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                  We LOVE our new washing machine! We wanted a super capacity washer so we could wash our king size comforter, and even though we have to run another spin cycle, it is still way worth it!

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  This washer is very good and quiet

                                  By sampc

                                  from Long Island, New York, USA

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Features/Settings
                                  • Performance
                                  • Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                      This steam washer is excellent but LG should pay attention to 2 points. 1) The extra stainless steel hose connection that the retailers push to additionally buy is definitely NOT necessary , because it makes a Hammering banging noise when the water enters the drum. The rubber hose connection that comes with the machine is all that is needed. 2) The font on the dash is way TOO LIGHTLY PRINTED AND THIN. Good thing we purchased the White machine instead of the Stainless Steel one. We still have to use a flashlight to view cycle selections ! Also, the Drum is so large , that we need a flashlight to make sure that it is empty. But interior size is great for KING SIZE comforters, etc.

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                                      5.0

                                      Busy Family

                                      By Anonymous

                                      from Undisclosed

                                      Pros

                                      • Performance

                                      Cons

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                                          Comments about LG Graphite Steel Front Load Steam Washer:

                                          We are a very active family of 5. Between football, wrestling, cheerleading and day to day activities we were doing 10+ loads of laundry per week. With this washer, we are able to do half that! Laundry is the last thing I want to do each evening or on the weekends! I would recommend this washer to anyone looking. Make sure you read the owners manual, and learn all of the amazing functions. AND get the pedestals - its much easier to reach in the extra large drum when on the pedestal.

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