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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 309 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (259)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (217)
  • Easy to use (211)
  • Features/settings (197)
  • Style/design (188)
  • Quality (173)

Cons

No 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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5.0

Great Washer

By 

from Ohio

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      Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

      I have had this washer for over a month now and I absolutely love it. I love the digital buttons and readout. There are plenty of options you can use depending on the type of load. I really like that it signals the end of the wash by playing a little tune. My clothes come out really clean. It's very easy to use, just follow the instructions which are easy to read and understand.

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      5.0

      Product works great

      By 

      from Kissimmee, FL, USA

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          Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

          The product works great and it is so quiet. Read directions first to load machine right and you will better understand how to operate without any problems. This product replaced a machine that was app. 10 yrs old. Best machine I ever had.

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          5.0

          I have no complaints

          By 

          from Raleigh, NC, USA

          Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

          This is my first new washer in almost 15 years and they have come a long way. I've only had it for a couple of months and don't abuse it with lots of washes, but so far, I have no complaints at all. I am glad that I didn't get an even larger capacity washer, as this one is really pretty big and I am getting shorter (ha ha) so couldn't reach down any further. As I am planning a move, plan to take this one with me and buy a matching dryer. It's been a nice introduction to this particular product line.

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          5.0

          The best washer we have ever owned !

          By 

          from South Carolina

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              Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

              We bought the LG washer after considerable research into different models and makes and found the best overall ratings from consumers was the LG top loader with frontal controls. It has proven these ratings viable in every way, its quiet, easy to operate and leaves whatever clothing you're washing sparkling clean. Its really not that hard to judge quality just "kick the tires" on this machine and it will sell itself.

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              5.0

              cleans great

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              from Undisclosed

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                  Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                  I was surprised that my clothes were so clean with so little water. Machine is very quiet.

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                  5.0

                  Product is unique and fun to use.

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                  from Phoenix,

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                      Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                      I have had my washer for just a month but love it, am so glad I took the plunge and bought this great appliance. It runs quiet does a great job and the little song at the end of the cycle is a delight. After reading reviews I was not hesitant to purchase LG, I am a senior and not real computer savy but the manual is very easy to understand and the emails from LG explaining its many features was also a great help. Have no trouble understanding this new electronic washer and I like the fact there is no agitator to tear up the clothes.

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                      5.0

                      I love my washer!

                      By 

                      from Houghton Lake, MI, USA

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                          Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                          This washer is FANTASTIC! At first I was intimidated by the change from my old washer. So many settings.... so little time! LOL. I was used to just looking at it, moving a few dials and walking away. With this model I actually had to read the book but it was well worth the short time it took to review the information and get started. I must say I was impressed. Once you get acquainted. its easy to pick the settings you want, including types of articles being washed; soaks, extra rinse, and other options were easy to set up. The sensor settles and levels your wash on its own. I like the extra wash time and it gets my clothes cleaner than clean with no stains left over. Rinse cycle is thorough and spin cycle leaves your loads "dry/wet" so the dryer doesn't have to take so long. And that "done" chime is "music to my ears!" Try it.... you'll like it too! One thing I would mention: The washer basin is large and deep. I am tall #5'8"# so to me it didn't matter. But for someone who is of short stature, it might be difficult to reach to the bottom of the basin to retrieve your load. Try to reach the bottom of the basin when you are viewing this washer in the store to be sure its right for you.

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                          5.0

                          This washer is awesome!

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                          from Lumberton, NC, USA

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                              Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                              The wash tub is so large I can barely fill it(which is great). It washes my clothes a lot better than my old washer. It looks great! and the technology is great. I am one pleased customer and would recommend this washer to anyone who needs a great washer. Thank You LG!

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                              5.0

                              Never loved a new appliance more!!

                              By 

                              from Saint Louis, MO, USA

                              Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                              It's quiet, has lots of load features, cleans well, and looks fancy too!! It actually makes doing laundry enjoyable...never thought I'd say that.

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                              4.0

                              Works great on cold water short cycle!

                              By 

                              from Madison, WI, USA

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                              • Easy to use
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                                  Comments about LG 4.5CuFt Graphite Steel Top Load Washer:

                                  Do not buy this machine if you or your spouse are under 5'7" tall, you'll struggle to reach clothes at base of the bowl. Machine performs as expected, majority of all loads we do are cold water colors, 35-38 minute cycle and cleans great. We have had to pull the power plug twice in first 6 months to reset the washer. Bought this as a matching pair, dryer came with a squeak literally first week, repair guy fixed it but left us with a vibrating machine (just scheduled 2nd appt to fix that - tainted our overall perspective of the value of the purchase.

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