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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
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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
Temperature 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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LG White Top Loading Washer
 
4.5

(based on 759 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (564)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (104)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (53)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (506)
  • Easy to use (497)
  • Features/settings (434)
  • Quality (407)
  • Style/design (255)

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

 

Seems like a well built washer. A couple of tips

Only used for one load which was fine. A couple of things that may help people out reading negative reviews elsewhere: First off it is very deep, my wife is 5'7"...Read complete review

Only used for one load which was fine. A couple of things that may help people out reading negative reviews elsewhere: First off it is very deep, my wife is 5'7" and she could barley reach the bottom. Using a step stool which is fine. Make sure you LEVEL the washer perfectly prior to operating. This is a critical step in having balanced loads and spin cycles. Most of the negative reviews I read could be solved with leveling the wash correctly. Follow the instructions on how to level the machine. Make sure your load is evenly distributed in the drum before starting. This is very important and the load sensor will not fill with enough water or too much, if your load is on one side of the drum only. I know it sounds like common sense but I've read a lot of reviews which point to this. Other than those minor things the machine is very quiet and seems well engineered.

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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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4.0

Great washer

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from Walker, LA, United States

Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

Love this washer when I use it correctly. It work great

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1.0

Horrible. Never LG again

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from Joplin, MO, United States

Pros

  • easy to use
  • Style/Design

Cons

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      Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

      Nothing but problems with loads off balance for no reason. Now clutch is broke. Less than 3 years old.

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      5.0

      Nice product

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      from Colorado, United States

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      • easy to use
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          Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

          I like this washer. Make the signal louder for downstairs laundry room.

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          5.0

          Gets clothes extremely Clean and very quiet

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          from Belgrade, MT, United States

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              Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

              We have never been happier with our purchase of the matching set of washer and dryer. So quiet, and wonderful machines to use. User friendly and my kids enjoy helping with the laundry now.

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              5.0

              Best washing machine I've owned

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              from Akron, OH, United States

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                  Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                  I purchased this washer based on owning the previous iteration, and I am thoroughly impressed with the improvements. I have had this washer for about 2 months, and I have washed small and large loads, and it washes everything with precision.

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                  5.0

                  Easy to use with great features.

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                  from Tucson, AZ, United States

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                      Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                      I purchased this a week ago and I am extremely satisfied with the results and how this washer works.

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                      5.0

                      Sensible Washing!!!

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                      from Fresno, CA, United States

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                      • easy to use
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                          Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                          I'm very satisfied with the quiet washing of clothes and being able to wash one-two things or a full load. It definitely saves on water usage since the level of water needed is determined by each wash and the number of pieces. All of the pre-programmed options are the Best!

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                          5.0

                          Love this washer!!

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                          from Nicholasville, KY, United States

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                          • easy to use
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                              Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                              I bought this washer November 2015 & have used it almost everyday. It's quiet & gets all the clothes clean. I love all the features it has as well.

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                              5.0

                              Love this washer!

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                              from Mantorville, MN, United States

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                              • easy to use
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                                  Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                                  We can do loads twice as large as our previous, noisy, shakes front load washing machine - will never have any thing other than a top load washer again. This LG is very nice, easy to load, fairly quiet and does a great job getting the clothes clean.

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                                  5.0

                                  Does not dissapoint!

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                                  from Fort Pierce, Florida, United States

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                                  • easy to use
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                                      Comments about LG White Top Loading Washer:

                                      We have been pleasantly surprised by the quietness and efficiency of our new washer. We lived in Asia for 33 years using local washing machines, which we loved. They were quiet and dependable. We have used our new LG for a month and a half and have found that it is quiet during operation, cleans clothes extremely well, and looks great, much like the machines we used all those years in Japan. We look forward to years of satisfied use of this LG washing machine.

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