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LG White Top Loading Washer - WT4870CW

Abt Model: WT4870WH | UPC Code: 048231013192
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4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Direct Drive Motor/ 1,100 RPM/ 8 Washing Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings/ Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ SmartRinse Jet Spray System/ SlamProof Lid/ TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SenseClean/ Delay Wash (Up To 19 Hours)/ White Finish
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WT4870WH - LG White Top Loading Washer

The LG WT4870WH offers you a convenient and deep cleaning experience for all of your clothes. No matter the load size, there are 4.5 cubic feet of space, one of the largest on the market. There are 8 washing programs that give you complete control over your wash cycle. No matter the fabric you need cleaned, this washer will take clean it good as new. The LG WT4870WH cleans delicates just as well as bulky clothes and bedding ware. With 5 temperature settings, you can be sure nothing gets damaged along the way. The SmartRinse Jet Spray System uses jets to spray water to efficiently get your clothes ready for a deep clean. Your washer works hard while keeping quiet. The LoDecibel quiet operation keeps you unit quieter than most other units on the market. With the intuitive SenseClean, your washer will know when your clothes are done being cleaned. The LG WT4870WH is a great addition to your home and will keep your clothes good as new. Find it at Abt Electronics.

Features:

General

  • 4.5 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • 1,100 RPM
  • 8 Washing Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)

Stylish Design

  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Body-Matching Solid Lid

Innovations

  • ColdWash™ Option
  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • SlamProof™ Lid
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SenseClean™
  • Delay Wash (Up to 19 Hours)

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.5 cu. ft.

Appearance

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

Wash Programs

  • No. of Programs: 8
  • Wash Programs: Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Perm. Press/Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Delicates Tub Clean
  • No. of Options: 12
  • Options: Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, StainCare™, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal On/Off, Water Plus
  • No. of Wash/Rinse Temps: Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
  • Spin Speeds: Extra High (1100 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
  • No. of Water Levels: Automatically adjusts to the size of load
  • No. of Soil Levels: 3

Fabric Care

  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • ColdWash™
  • SenseClean™ System

Convenience

  • 2 + 1 Dispenser: Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • LoadSense
  • Status Indicator(s)
  • End of Cycle Signal
  • Child Lock
  • Auto Suds Removal
  • Forced Drain System
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • Leveling Legs: 4 Adjustable Legs

Motor and Agitator

  • Motor Type: Direct Drive Motor
  • Motor Speed: Variable
  • Max RPM: 1,100
  • Axis: Vertical

Materials

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet: PCM
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Cover: Painted
  • Body-Matching Solid Lid

Power Source

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

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 45-3/8"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 28-3/8"
  • Height With Lid Open: 55-3/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 147.4 lbs
  • Shipping: 172 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 1 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 TypeTop Loading
SteamNo
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.5
Height (inches)45.33
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.33
DispensersBleach, Fabric Softener
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles8
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1100
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.6

(based on 605 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (472)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (83)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (20)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (422)
  • Easy to use (417)
  • Features/settings (354)
  • Quality (347)
  • Style/design (202)

Cons

  • Long cycle (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday clothes (20)
  • Towels (15)
  • Bedding (14)
  • Delicate (13)
  • Heavy/bulky items (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (18), Heavy duty user (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best in class washer with great features for the $

All I can say is that this LG washer is great! It's a no frills washer if you do your research. This model has all the added features you could want for your...Read complete review

All I can say is that this LG washer is great! It's a no frills washer if you do your research. This model has all the added features you could want for your money. It took us months of searching for the right washer, we looked at several of the top brands and compared them all. This LG model always was on top and the reviews were great, and now we know why. It's super quiet, economical, easy to use, and you can have custom settings too. Build quality is top notch, stainless steel tub, not a mix of plastic and stainless like other competitors charging more $$$. Also, the warranty on this model is awesome, just cannot beat it. Most definitely a best buy, you cannot go wrong with this purchase. Since getting ours, we just love this machine!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

extremely disappointed

Before purchasing this washer we bought an LG dryer, which we love. Based on our experience with other LG products and many positive reviews of this washer, we went with this one. What...Read complete review

Before purchasing this washer we bought an LG dryer, which we love. Based on our experience with other LG products and many positive reviews of this washer, we went with this one. What a disappointment it has been. The first couple of times the UE signal came on, I figured it was my fault. I simply redistributed the clothes and pushed start again. Well, after dozens of times doing this, too many hours wasted waiting on a single load of laundry, countless gallons of water wasted as the machine tries to re-balance itself and numerous articles of clothing destroyed during the never ending cycles...I can say that I DESPISE this machine and am completely turned off from LG products. I have four children and do not have the time or resources for the nonsense that this machine consumes. A load that should take an hour can take up to a whole day as the machine continues to add more minutes and water repeatedly and then shuts itself down. Annoying does not begin to describe this machine. Clothes that have gone in on the delicate cycle have come out misshapen and stretched out and still soaking wet. What is the point of the cycle? The tub clean cycle is a joke. It takes all day because the machine continues to say it is unbalanced. What could possibly be unbalanced- there aren't even clothes in it during the tub clean cycle!!! Yet it continues to refill with water and then shut down as the UE code comes on over and over. By no means is it energy saving with the amount of time and water it spends on a single load. And the bleach cup? I have NEVER ruined clothes with bleach until I had this washer. I don't know if the cup doesn't empty completely or if it doesn't run the bleach through all of the way elsewhere in the machine but it is pretty much guaranteed that the next load will also have bleach in it whether intended or not. After numerous articles of clothing coming out with bleach spots during a cycle that I didn't add bleach to, I have had to stop using bleach. That is ridiculous in a household full of active kids. As a parent, I have taught my children to not use the word "hate" as it is often too strong to express how one truly feels beyond the moment of anger, but I will say that after months of frustration, irritation, and yes, anger- I HATE THIS MACHINE. I wouldn't recommend it at all. It was not inexpensive and for the price and LG name I certainly expected a better quality product. Or at least one that functioned properly without costing me time and money. We are done with LG.

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1.0

Worst washer i have ever bought

By Stephanie83

from Bronte, TX 76933, USA

I bought this washer a year ago and it has messed up twice. I feel like buying this washer was a waste if money. I have a family of 6 and really need a good working washer. One of the 4 technicians that came to fix my washer said you can only wash large loads aad there is a certain way to put clothes in the washer. This washer also goes off balance very easy. One technician also told me since i ro not have a concrete foundation my washer would keep messing up. I dont have $800 just laying around to just throw out the window. Im truely in tears. Washer has a 10 year direct drive motor warranty so problem is covered by warranty but yiu have to pay for extended warranty to cover the cost for technician to come out to diagnose then wait a month after diagnosed the replace part. So waiting about 2 months for washer to work and paying more money for warranty is not what i have time or money for. I do not recommend anyone to waste money on this product.

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5.0

The best washer I have ever purchased

By cbaby151

from Tennessee, USA

Pros

  • easy to use
  • Features/Settings
  • Performance
  • quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      I have never had a washer that worked this great. I would recommend everyone to purchase one. I love it.

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      5.0

      Great features and easy to use.

      By Bob7

      from Manteca, CA, USA

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Replaced old washer with new LG. The new LG performed better than I expected. Very simple to use and everything comes out clean with no problems. I would definitely recommend this washer to a friend.

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          5.0

          This Washer does a great job

          By utjazz

          from utah

          Pros

          • easy to use
          • Features/Settings
          • Performance
          • quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I just replaced my washer after 15 years. I wasn't sure what was out there and was not familiar with the current technology used for washers. I read reviews and checked with other friends who had this type of washer and they said they loved it. After, I have had it for about a month so far its lived up to its reputation. It has gotten my clothes cleaner than my old washer and is gentle on my clothes. I have enjoyed having this washer and hope it will last for a long time.

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              5.0

              So far so good... washing capacity is HUGE!

              By Mark9944

              from Middleville, MI

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Huge Capacity
              • quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  We have had this unit about a month and had zero problems... Seems to wash well and do everything as advertised!

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                  4.0

                  Overall an excellent product

                  By Peter

                  from Virginia, USA

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      This washer combines looks and efficiency at a great price. Excellent value

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                      5.0

                      New Technology is so good

                      By ED

                      from Texas, USA

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Purchased this washer and matching dryer about 6 weeks ago and the performance is much better than the old type. The units are high-efficiency with large load capacity and the washer is much quieter than any I have ever used. In our area the Elect Power Co. installed smart meters which allows me login and monitor our daily elect use. In the past I could always see laundry day but now it is no greater than any other day.

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                          5.0

                          Money saver

                          By terryb

                          from Independence

                          Pros

                          • easy to use
                          • Features/Settings
                          • Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Love this product for its efficiency & available options for wash cycles. Saving money on energy costs & water usage are added bonuses.

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                              5.0

                              Great Washer

                              By waspokey73

                              from Fairfax, VA, USA

                              Pros

                              • Performance
                              • quality
                              • style/design

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  I love this washer. It's easy to use and very nice looking. It has the ability to do really large loads which is great.

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                                  4.0

                                  So far so good

                                  By Panthersfan

                                  from North Carolina, USA

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Features/Settings

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      I have had this washer for about two months now. But, so far I'm really liking my new washer, a lot.

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