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LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer - WT1201CV

Abt Model: WT1201CV | UPC Code: 048231013369
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Ultra Large 4.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Front Control Design/ WaveForce Technology/ Smart Diagnosis/ NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum/ Convenient And Noise-Reducing/ Graphite Steel Finish
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LG 4.5 Cu. Ft. Ultra Large Capacity Graphite Steel Top Load Washer - WT1201CW

LG top loading washing machines are tough on stains and dirt but soft on your clothes. With ingenious features like deep cleaning WaveForce™ technology and smart options like ColdWash™, top loading washers are kinder on both your fabrics and your utility bills.

From the sleek and stylish Ultra-Large Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer with Sanitary Cycle to the practical, Large Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer, LG offers a variety of top loading washing machines designed to save you time and money.

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)

Innovations

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

Stylish Design

  • Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display
    • SlamProof™ Diamond Glass Lid

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.5 Cu. Ft.

Appearance

  • Design Look - Front Control
  • Front Electronic Control Panel With LED Display - Yes

Energy

  • ENERGY STAR®Qualified - Yes

Wash Programs

  • No. of Wash Programs : 8
    • Wash Programs: Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, PureColor™, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Delicates, Tub Clean
  • No. of Options: 9
    • Options: Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Signal On/Off
  • No. of Wash/Rinse Temps: Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
  • Spin Speeds: High, Medium, Low, No Spin
  • No. of Water Levels: Automatically adjusts to the size of load
  • No. of Soil Levels: 3

Fabric Care

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

Convenience Features

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

Motor And Agitator

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

Materials And Finishes

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet : Painted Steel
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Cover: Plastic
  • Diamond Glass Lid

Power Source

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

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 40.16 "
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 28.38"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 134.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 152 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
ColorGraphite Steel
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.5
Height (inches)40.16
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.38
DispensersMain Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
Control TypeDigital
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings4
Wash Cycles9
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 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer
 
4.7

(based on 261 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (218)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (186)
  • Performance (186)
  • Features/settings (175)
  • Style/design (168)
  • Quality (156)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedding (3)
    • Everyday clothes (3)
    • Heavy/bulky items (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    awesome machine

    This washer is so large we have trouble finding enough clothes to fill it. my wife has to stand on short stool to reach items on bottom of tub but I can reach it...Read complete review

    This washer is so large we have trouble finding enough clothes to fill it. my wife has to stand on short stool to reach items on bottom of tub but I can reach it okay. We seem to fight over who gets to wash clothes with it. must be a good sign. love it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Worst Washing Machine Ever!

    I previously wrote a review giving this washer a 3 out of 5 stars and have completely changed my mind. I would give it 0 stars if I could, because this washer has added...Read complete review

    I previously wrote a review giving this washer a 3 out of 5 stars and have completely changed my mind. I would give it 0 stars if I could, because this washer has added nothing except dollars to my electric and water bills and increased my stress. As I write this review, I am currently going on 48 minutes for a 13 minute "spin only" cycle. Unless you have a pack of kids or run a laundry business DO NOT purchase this washer. It is NOT energy efficient, it wastes water and it's useless for small loads. The problem is the "true balance" technology. Whenever there is a slight issue with load balance, the "technology" adds water to help balance the load. I have two bath sheets in the wash set on the "spin only" cycle because they are soaking wet. The spin only cycle is an estimated 13 minutes. This load is taking almost an hour because it's too small. The machine keeps adding water to balance the load. This is where the non-environmental, water wasting issues come in. The point of "spin only" is to remove the water. The addition of water to balance is not only a waste, but defeats the purpose of SPIN ONLY. This washing machine is so inconvenient that I can not risk leaving the house to run errands or walk the dog until the machine has completed a load. The machine works fine when you fill it with as much laundry as possible, but when you need to wash a small amount (e.g. towels from drying off a dog) it's enough to drive you crazy. I would not recommend this product to anyone unless you have a lot of young kids, run a daycare or hospice of sorts. I am seriously debating LG as a choice for anything because of this product.

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    1.0

    Clothes come out unclean

    By Tricia58

    from Glens Falls, NY, USA

    Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

    This washer does not use enough water to get your load even wet! I am so tired of looking in to the washer at the rinse cycle and seeing totally dry clothes. I am not talking about after the spin, I am talking about the after the wash cycle and before the spin.. Don't buy it! What good is saving on water if the clothes don't even get wet. Very dissatisfied with this product!!! I have to baby it and trick it to make it think there are more clothes in the washer by adding wet clothes! Thumbs down!

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    5.0

    Excellent Performance

    By Panther

    from Norfolk, VA, USA

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

        The machine is quiet and work great. I haven't had any malfuntion, or mishap on the machine setting. The machine has perform according to all setting, and featues.Maintaining cleanliness, and operating of the machine is easy. After having serveral other machine, I highly appreciate the value of this washer.

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        5.0

        Amazing machine!

        By bam

        from Elliston, VA 24087, USA

        Pros

        • easy to use
        • Features/Settings
        • Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

            Amazing how this machine uses just enough water to get clothes clean and wring them out almost dry. The only thing to me is the amount of plastic of the lid, etc. Chrome plated plastic does not impress me. Either the price should be cheaper for plastic or it should be chrome metal. I wish had got white instead. This color shows all dust.

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            4.0

            Overall happy with product

            By SKKMom

            from Thomasville, NC, USA

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            • easy to use
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            • quality
            • style/design

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                Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                I love this washer. The large capacity is great. It gets my clothes clean. It is quiet. It is simple to use, and I love the knob free feature. I have only one issue. It's possible to change almost every option in a wash cycle, except one: the water level. I would like to be able to adjust this.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Tops the worst purchase, OVERPRICED GARBAGE!!!!

                By Anonymous

                from Undisclosed

                Pros

                • lg top load

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                    I tread having to do a load of laundry, I'll start in the morning but cycle is cCONSTANTLY showing error, so I have to keep pressing the button to complete & stand by it because it just stops never fully spinning. One must add water- no agitator,don't even expect to get clean clothes after spending hours pushing the buttons. PURE JUNK!!!! And forget the dryer that also takes FOREVER! Clothes come out tangled and STILL WET!! The LG are the worst product I ever purchased VERY VERY expensive ...i SOOOOOO REGRET IT!!!!!!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Washer

                    By MomNMem

                    from Undisclosed

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                    • easy to use
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                    • quality
                    • style/design

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                        Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                        We loved our last LG front load washer so we decided to go with LG again. This washer was a little pricey but worth the money. Great washer for a large family with lots of functions.

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                        5.0

                        Ease of use, and great features

                        By MrB

                        from Georgia

                        Pros

                        • easy to use
                        • End of cycle tone
                        • Features/Settings
                        • Performance
                        • quality
                        • style/design

                        Cons

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                            Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                            We bought the washer first, and was so impressed with all the features it has, the style, and how quiet it is, and LG's technology. My wife loves it. Less than 2 weeks later we bought the matching dryer, and also we are really impressed with it.

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                            5.0

                            Great washer!

                            By Hummingbird

                            from Lapeer, MI 48446, USA

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                            • easy to use
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                            • quality
                            • style/design

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                                Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                                We bought this after I did extensive research on washers online. We've had it for a month and I love how it washes, the cycles, and how quiet it is. Great product!

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                                5.0

                                Love it!!!!!

                                By Jennifer23

                                from Colorado, USA

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                                    Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                                    I got this as an early Christmas present from my husband. I've never had a brand new set before. This washer is so quiet and has a huge capacity. I love that it has the agitator on the bottom of the tub. No more tangled straps. The controls on the front are great too. No reaching across the machine anymore. Would definitely recommend it.

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                                    5.0

                                    A wonderful washing machine!

                                    By Kevin64

                                    from La Crosse, WI, USA

                                    Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                                    This washer is by far the best washer We have ever owned. The washer is so simple to use even our tweens don't have a problem using it! We would definitely recommend this machine to anyone!

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                                    LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer

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