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LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer - WT4970CW

Abt Model: WT4970WH | UPC Code: 048231014878
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LG - WT4970CW - Top Loading Washers
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Regular Price $799.00
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4.7 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum/ Direct Drive Motor/ 1,100 RPM/ 8 Washing Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)/ Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ SmartRinse Jet Spray System/ SmartDiagnosis/ SlamProof Lid/ TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SenseClean/ White Finish
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LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer - WT4970WH

No more! With LG’s innovative StainCare™ Option on your side, you can now combine all kinds of tough stains in one single load. The solution is pretty ingenious. By using multiple temperatures to attack different types of soiling, StainCare™ Option tackles the worst culprits with amazing efficiency. The oversized 4.7 cu ft capacity tub makes room for piles of laundry. And LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation “tip-toes” through every load… as all those stains meet their match!

Features:

General

  • 4.7 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™
  • Silver Lined Solid Lid

Innovations

  • WaveForce™
  • 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: 4.7 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™, Wool, 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

  • WaveForce™
  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • 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
  • Silver Rimmed 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"
  • Depth 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.)4.7
Height (inches)45.33
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.33
DispensersMain Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
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®

by PowerReviews
LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer
 
4.6

(based on 190 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (146)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (138)
  • Performance (123)
  • Features/settings (117)
  • Style/design (74)
  • High quality (60)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (5)
    • Replacement (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (3), Regular user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    wonderful machine!

    wanted to return it the day after i purchased it! found out the balance was wrong when it was installed. don't use a level' just adjust the legs on it so the wash...Read complete review

    wanted to return it the day after i purchased it! found out the balance was wrong when it was installed. don't use a level' just adjust the legs on it so the wash tub is centered in the cabinet. thats all. i went from wanting to return it to being really happy with it. by far the best washer we've ever owned, by far! it cleans your clothes much much better. gives you a lot of options, simple to operate. so quiet you will at firdt go in and check to see if it's still running, at a 1,100 rpm rinse speed the cloths come out almost dry. the bad reviews i've read all come from not centering the wash basket in the center of the cabinet. if it isn't the machine just keeps on trying to re balance over and over so the cloths don't get washed properly and it takes forever to do a load. i went back where i bought it to return it as i thought it was a piece of junk at first. after centering the basket i found out what a great washer it is. it's a beautiful machine with lots of easy to use options, and it's so sturdy. by far the best machine we've ever owned, hands down!!!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    not a happy camper

    At the end of the cycle, all the clothes are tied up together in knots. Have to use a lot more soap to get the clothes clean. Softener does not dispense properly. Sometimes...Read complete review

    At the end of the cycle, all the clothes are tied up together in knots. Have to use a lot more soap to get the clothes clean. Softener does not dispense properly. Sometimes jeans must go through 2 cycles to get the dirt out. Likes how quiet it is and it doesn't jump around.

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    5.0

    Very quiet machine!

    By 

    from Apex, NC

    Pros

    • Easy to use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

        I loved my previous washer and this one is even better! It's quiet and has little vibration. My favorite feature is the little tune it plays when it is done. It doesn't have as many cycles as my previous machine but so far I haven't found anything I can't wash. And the large capacity is great. Overall it's a well thought out washing machine.

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        5.0

        great from every aspect

        By 

        from Peoria, AZ, USA

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

            We purchased the washer and dryer. We couldn't be more happy with both of them. They fit perfectly in our laundry room. I am very satisfied with the way our clothes come out after a wash. one of the best investments we ever made when it comes to our laundry room.

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            5.0

            Excellent Washer

            By 

            from Chapel Hill, NC, USA

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                This washer does an excellent job on all types of fabrics. Also, the washer uses less soap than I used on my previous washer and is more economical.

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                5.0

                Awesome machine

                By 

                from Chicago

                About Me Power User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                • 5'4" Step Stool To Remove
                • Clothes From Bottom
                • Size See Coments

                Best Uses

                • Replacement
                • Upgrade

                Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                My wife is 5'4" and see needs to use a step stool to get the clothes out from the bottom of the tub. I offered to get her something smaller she said, "Back off mister!"

                Service and delivery comments:

                Prompt and professional. Great guys and knowledgeable.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Washer does a great job

                By 

                from Toms River, NJ, USA

                Pros

                • Features/Settings
                • Performance
                • quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                    This replaced a 5 yr old Profile and there is no comparison. Clothes are much cleaner and once we read the directions a few times it was easy to operate. We pretty much use the "cotton/normal" cycle and it fits a lot of different types of loads. Don't understand why you can't use Bleach for color safe in the bleach container. P.S. Also recently purchased LG Refrigerator and love it.

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                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Enjoying my LG

                    By 

                    from Waynesboro, VA

                    Pros

                    • easy to use
                    • Features/Settings

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                        I researched a lot of washers and this one had the features that I wanted. Not all machines have a 30 minute "soak" cycle but this one does. It is also very easy to program and use and you can make your own program and save 1 as well. I have been using it for just about a month and so far have really enjoyed it. The spin cycle even on "low" is impressive. I was worried that my wash would be very wrinkled but so far it is fine. I still have to wash nylon and lace curtains which will be the ultimate test on that one but have decided that I would probably use "no spin" and hang them on the line and see how that works first. The big tub is great, I wash the tablecloths from church functions and can do 7 or 8 at a time, no problem. Wash looks and smells clean using less detergent.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Great Performace

                        By 

                        from Amarillo, TX, USA

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                            Great performance. Easy to use and has many features.

                            Comment on this review

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Excellent in every respect

                            By 

                            from Alexandria, VA, USA

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

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                                Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                It truly is a large-capacity washing machine. The absence of a center spindle helps quite a lot, and its relative quietness is a bonus. We are much happier with this machine than with our previous machine, a front-loader, which we eventually sold because of the massive vibration (we nicknamed it the Sikorsky). This is the washing machine you want.

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                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Excellent Washer

                                By 

                                from Philadelphia

                                Pros

                                • easy to use
                                • Performance
                                • quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                    This washer has been great. Every time I work with it, I find a new way in which LG has already thought ahead and made it simple. Glad I purchased this product.

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                                    4.0

                                    Good Quality and price

                                    By 

                                    from New York

                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about LG Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                        Have not had any problems with balancing issues.. Seems to be working fine.

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